University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

Health Sciences and Social Work

These programmes are suitable for those who have an active interest in practice based research and professional practice issues; they provide a framework for the demonstration and development of advanced professional knowledge and skills; relevance and application of the research to the professional environment are a pivotal feature of the programme and refection on practice are integral to the learning process.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject or a Master's degree in an appropriate subject. Exceptionally, equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications will be considered. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Course modules

Modules include: Practice; theory; research methods and research proposal; integration; work-based learning; thesis.Research areas include: Allergic and respiratory disorders; health and social care environments; health and social care of the older person; global health and social care.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MD Full-time October 2016 - 2 years
MD Part-time October 2016 - 4 years
MD Full-time February 2017 - 2 years
MD Part-time February 2017 - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Portsmouth PO1 2UP South East

Key information

Research Team - Faculty of Science
Telephone number: 
023 9284 2994