Manchester Metropolitan University

Research Degrees in


in the Faculty of Health, Psychology & Social Care

Exciting opportunities are available in Nursing to study for the research degrees of:

  • MPhil
  • PhD
  • PhD by Published Work

Nursing research is based within the Research Institute for Health and Social Change (RIHSC), however collaborations between institutes within the University are common. During your research degree you will have the opportunity to be part of the RIHSC annual conference and benefit from the wide variety of postgraduate research development programme activities and postgraduate research passport.
Nursing research at Manchester Met takes place in a friendly and supportive environment; some of the current research topics include:

  • Pain Management
  • Health and Technology
  • End of life care
  • Learning  Disabilities
  • Care of Older People/ Dementia
  • Public Health and wellbeing
  • Practice development and management

We would like to hear from applicants with their own research questions as well as those who are interested in any of the above.


Please contact Professor Duncan Mitchell ( or 0161 247 2062) for an informal chat or for an application form and any further information.

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