Postgraduate research

Our research students will advance their careers in healthcare and research, enabling them to become independent researchers contributing to the wider health and policy agendas. 

What we are researching

If you are interested in doing a PhD with us, please look at the interests of our School's research themes and clusters and get in contact with an academic.

Research themes

Our research is informed by recognised leadership in four cross-cutting themes:

Research clusters

These themes run through our four clusters of professional and research expertise:

First class facilities

The School of Health Sciences moved to a new premises on the Surrey Manor Park campus in April 2019.

The new building features:

  • Flexible and technologically enabled teaching/study space
  • A large active learning space (180 capacity)     
  • A new simulation centre – consisting of two large wards, an operating theatre, a community flat and ambulance bay
  • Self-directed learning lab – a dedicated space for students to learn and practice essential clinical skills
  • Virtual environment – two rooms equipped with wall-to-wall immersive projector systems
  • Large student study spaces and computer facilities
  • A coffee shop and large seated social space in the atrium. 

Expert support

The Doctoral College supports the academic and professional development of postgraduate researchers to ensure our world-leading research continues to grow. There is also an extensive Researcher Development Programme run at university level.

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