Sheffield Hallam University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Centre for Health and Social Care Research (Research)

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Course summary

Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University. Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. Course Summary

  • Become trained in research methods and complete a high level research project
  • Study for a higher degree by research with our respected academics within Health and Social Care.
Study for a PhD within Health and Social Care, devoted to cutting edge applied research. Based within the academic departments of Allied Health Professions, Nursing and Midwifery or Social Care and Community Studies. The community of Health and Social Care researchers are a vibrant postgraduate community where you will work closely with experienced academics to develop your knowledge and expertise. How you learn We support a wide range of research opportunities and help you work towards your research degree. During the course you investigate and evaluate an approved topic and display an understanding of suitable research methods, with the aim of making an original contribution to your subject area. Your research will fit within the key thematic areas of the departments. Each provides a focus for research excellence in a strategic research area, drawing together researchers from across our three health and social care departments, the wider Sheffield Hallam University institution, and forging collaborations with partners locally, regionally, nationally and internationally. They are:
  • Ageing and long-term conditions
  • Maternal, child and family health and social care
  • Technology, data and digital innovations
  • Health and social care organisation and workforce
Applied learning Networking opportunities Health and Social Care staff have highly developed expertise in a broad range of research methods including action research, participatory methods, ethnography, health technology assessment, phenomenology and grounded theory. We also have expertise in evaluation, case study, surveys and mixed methods research. Several members of our team have experience working in the health and social care sectors and with voluntary organisations in the UK and internationally. A number of the team also have honorary academic appointments with universities in several European countries, and we have extensive collaborations with universities in Europe, North American, Africa, Australia, the East Asia and the Middle East.

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Entry requirements

Please contact the relevant research area or centre to enquire about the entry requirements for this MPhil. Where English is not your first language, you must also show evidence of English language ability. All applicants must submit a completed postgraduate application form including a 1500 word research proposal. You are encouraged to find out more about our staff and their current research to inform the development of your research proposal and to ensure it aligns with our research themes. Find out more about the University’s research areas and staff or search for members of staff by keyword.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £14895 Year 1
International £14895 Year 1

Additional fee information

Our tuition fee for UK postgraduate research students will be aligned to the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) fees which have not yet been confirmed for 2022/23. For an indication of the tuition fees, please view the 2021/22 course page. An additional bench fee may also be charged for this course, depending on the nature of your project and requirements for specialist facilities. Information on whether a bench fee is chargeable can be provided by the relevant Research Institute, and will be confirmed in your offer letter. † If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations. Our tuition fee for International/EU postgraduate research students starting full-time study in 2022/23 is £14,895 per year. An additional bench fee may also be charged for this course, depending on the nature of your project and requirements for specialist facilities. Information on whether a bench fee is chargeable can be provided by the relevant Research Institute, and will be confirmed in your offer letter. Postgraduate loans of up to £11,222 available for Home students on most masters courses
Centre for Health and Social Care Research at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS