• eHealth 
  • Rehabilitation 
  • Applied health genetics 
  • Clinical skills innovation 
  • Dietetics and health 
  • Health policy, implementation and organisation 
  • Health services 
  • Clinical neurosciences
  • Cancer
  • Clinical trials

  • Drug and drug use 
  • Health applications of IT 
  • Health communication and risk 
  • Nursing 
  • Occupational therapy and occupational science 
  • Diabetes
  • Infection, immunity and inflammation
  • Diagnostics
  • Dental health

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Institute of Health and Community (IHC)

The Institute of Health and Community is a multi-disciplinary institute with a vibrant research culture and a focus on innovation and enterprise.
IHC's research

Cognition Institute

An innovative interdisciplinary research environment, which brings together researchers from a broad range of disciplines toward the understanding of human cognition.
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Postgraduate Research Coordinators

If you are thinking about becoming a postgraduate researcher at the University of Plymouth, you are welcome to contact the Postgraduate Research Coordinators in your field of interest.

They will discuss potential supervisors with you and answer any questions you might have about embarking on a research degree in their research area.

Find out who to contact and how they can help you

How to apply for a research degree

Do you need more information about admissions requirements?

We offer a wide variety of degrees, including ResM research degrees, Professional Doctorates, MPhil and PhD doctorate opportunities.

Find more information and how to apply