24 months
16385 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Study for a higher degree by research in Health and Social Care from Sheffield Hallam University. 


All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.

As a postgraduate research student at Health and Social Care from Sheffield Hallam University, you’ll follow an independent programme of study under the supervision of a team of leading academics with extensive experience of undertaking high quality research and academic scholarship.  Supervision principally takes places through regular meetings, either face to face or using remote communication, between doctoral researchers and their supervisory teams. Our policies and support structures ensure that supervision is of the highest quality.

Future careers

  • Research degrees are a vital qualification for most academic and research careers. The research training and the high-level transferable skills you’ll acquire are highly desirable across all sectors and will be a valuable asset whatever your career.

Programme Structure

  • 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.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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    16385 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16385 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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