The School contributes to nursing knowledge and related fields of research by consistently publishing and presenting research nationally and internationally.

PhD and Research Masters

Find the right research degree

The following research degrees are offered by the School of Nursing and Midwifery.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and
Master or Philosophy degrees
  • PhD or M Philosophy (Midwifery)
  • PhD or M Philosophy (Nursing)


Research strengths

Research capabilities within the School:

  • Midwifery
  • Mental health nursing research
  • Education and nursing research in child health
  • Older person research
  • Professional issues and acute care



Find a supervisor

All research degree candidates require a supervisor. It is recommended you start actively searching for potential supervisors in your chosen field before you submit your application.

You can search for a supervisor by researcher name, area of expertise or by research centre name.

Further information

To find out more about research degree opportunities available in the School of Nursing and Midwifery please contact:

E: Ashley.Kable@newcastle.edu.au