Keele University

Keele University

Medical Sociology

Research aims to contribute towards preventing musculoskeletal conditions from starting, getting worse or causing long-term disability in later life. These conditions are researched using a range of traditional and innovative approaches and methods. Within medical sociology a range of qualitative methods are used to explore people�s life course experience of health and illness and to health and well-being in older people. This group has an interest in the development of qualitative methods for researching chronic painful conditions.

Entry requirements

Applicants require an Honours degree with a 1st or 2.1 classification, or the equivalent if they have been educated outside the UK.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 3,996 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Keele Campus Keele ST5 5BG West Midlands

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