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Studies undertaken by previous research students have included:
Patterns of change in professional roles and responsibilities; interprofessional learning and working; development of a learning culture; stakeholder perspectives on health care education; workforce change in health and social care; and education about patient safety.
Current research interests and activity include:
Development of professional knowledge within the work-place; the role of the patient in medical education; evaluation of educational interventions including the use of learning technologies; feedback for teachers and learners; and doctor-patient communication.
Our Medical Sciences Graduate School has a thriving postgraduate research culture, with additional support for international students. We have an excellent record for timely PhD submission, provide training in professional/key skills and research techniques and support personal development.
An upper-second-class Honours degree, or international equivalent, plus further research experience and/or a further qualification such as an MRes.
Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5, Pearson's PTE Academic Test 62 or equivalent.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Since April 2014 the ETS tests (including TOEFL and TOEIC) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa.