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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Nursing


Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Nursing KPT/JPS (PA 10519) 07/26

Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing program is designed for students to conduct research in the field of Nursing Sciences. The students will be able to do interdisciplinary research related to the fields of nursing. It will be convenience for the students to pursue their independent research work through our specialized and well-equipped laboratories. Our University College is highly supported by qualified and experience academic staff.

This program is intended for students, who wish to advance their studies in this relevant discipline of study in nursing.

For successful completion of PhD degree in Lincoln University College, each candidate need to publish minimum of two (2) research articles in scopus indexed journals and two (2) other indexed International Journals, with Lincoln University College affiliation.

To be knowledgeable in applying analytical and critical evaluation in field of study as a basic for research work

To be able to conduct standard and specialized research method in managing complex problems by using ethical social responsibility with proper value, attitudes and professionalism.

To demonstrate leadership, autonomy, independence and authority in the conduct and management of research through effective communication with others in research team or project

To be competent in using appropriate tools and methodologies using numerical or graphical data related to scientific research innovation for advanced educational opportunities.

1. Researcher.
2. Clinical Researcher.
3. Health Professions Educator.
4. Public health administrator.
5. Lecturer/Professor in Academic Institutions.

Full Time: 36 - 60 Months
Part Time : 48 - 72 Months

Sl.No. MQA Subject Code Subject Name Credits
1 PHN 101 Research Methodology 3
2 PHN 102 Computer Application 3
3 PHN 103 Dissertation 0.0000

Entry Requirements :

  1. Master of Nursing or Allied Science or related field (Level 7, MQF) as accepted by Lincoln College Senate, or
  2. Other qualifications equivalent to a Master`s Degree (Level 7, MQF) that are accepted by Lincoln College Senate.

    Language requirement for International Students
    International students require to have one of the following approvals, namely:

  1. A pass in International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with an overall Band Score of minimum 5.5; or
  2. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL):
    1. TOEFL Paper Based Test (TOEFL PBT) a minimum score of 515.
    2. TOEFL Computer Based Test (TOEFL CBT) a minimum score of 215.
    3. TOEFL Internet Based Test (TOEFL IBT) a minimum score of 80.
  3. Cambridge Advanced English (CAE)
  4. Cambridge Proficiency English (CPE)
  5. Pearson Test of English (PTE)

Duration : 36 Months

University : Lincoln University College

Level : Ph.D.