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How to apply for a research degree

For all the information you need on how to apply for a research degree and to make sure you fulfil the entry requirements visit our 'How to apply' page

You should have a good honours degree (2:1 or above) or masters degree or equivalent in the relevant subject area.

International applicants should be aware of our English language requirements

Healthcare commissioning research

Healthcare Commissioning Research

A key area of activity concerns commissioning and organisational responses to national health policy. 

Projects include:

  • What constitutes effective commissioning?
  • Developing primary care commissioning
  • Supporting GP consortia
  • Developing effective models of chronic disease management within local health systems
  • Supporting integrated care pathways
  • The role of universities in providing effective healthcare to students
  • The role of the voluntary sector in palliative care provision
  • What are the competencies and skills required for Peer Educators to be effective?

Healthcare Commissioning Research posters

Bedfordshire University Research

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