University of Essex

University of Essex

Health Studies

We offer research supervision in the following fields: Analysis of large scale surveys; approaches to pain management; child and adolescent mental health; children with special educational needs; clinical decision making; clinical psychology; cognitive behavioural therapy; consumerism and consumption in health care; cross-cultural mental health; educational psychology; evaluation of psychological treatments; health-related social movements; health-related stigma; health services research; housing and health; how life events and conditions influence health; interpretative policy analysis of health care; mental health services; the 3rd sector and health care provision; nursing theory and practice; physiotherapy education and practice; political economy of health care; post-trauma responses/stress disorder/growth; professional/clinical education and practice; public health management; public health practice and policy; qualitative methods; quantitative methodologies and analysis of large-scale datasets (panel and cohort studies); service evaluation and development; social aspects of HIV/AIDS; social epidemiology and health inequalities; social inequality and health; social issues around health and the intersection of theories of delinquency and health; social organisation of health care; sociology of happiness and wellbeing; sociology of health and illness; sociology of mental health; sociology of risk; understanding and application of research in health settings.

Entry requirements

Potential research students are welcome to make preliminary enquiries directly to a potential supervisor within our School of Health and Human Sciences or, more generally, through our Graduate Administrator. We encourage the consideration of a brief research proposal prior to the submission of a full application. If English is not your 1st language, then we will require you to have IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include thesis

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 12,950 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 6,475 per Year 1 (International) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 12,950 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 6,475 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
MSc (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 12,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,120 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc (Res) Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time October 2016 GBP 6,475 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Colchester Campus Colchester CO4 3SQ South East

Get in touch

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Key information

Contact: 
Graduate Administrator, Health and Human Sciances
Telephone number: 
01206 872719