Nursing and Allied Health Professional Academic Pathways

Develop your career in healthcare by combining academic research with clinical practice

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What is the Nursing and Allied Health Professional Academic Pathway?

This pathway allows nursing and allied health professionals (AHPs) to develop academic careers alongside their current clinical and managerial responsibilities.

The way in which care is delivered is changing, with new models of integrated care emerging in different care settings. Clinical academics can help bridge the gap between healthcare and practice-based research by deploying science directly into busy NHS clinics.

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Explore the current AHP Academic Pathway opportunities available in Manchester using the drop down list below:

4Ward North PhD Academy for Health Professionals
Christie NHS Foundation Trust Clinical Academic Pathway (CCAP)
Cancer Research UK RadNet Manchester Academic Pathways
Health Education England ICA Internship Programme

What's it like to do a PhD in Cancer Sciences in Manchester?

Find out how a PhD in Manchester will set you up as a future clinical academic leader through a programme filled with support, opportunities and skills development.

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Why study in Manchester?

Manchester is the ideal place to start the next phase of your cancer research academic career. Study with us and you’ll learn from world-leading researchers, have access to cutting edge facilities, and pioneer your own research discoveries to help in our fight against cancer.

The Christie School of Oncology in Manchester is an internationally renowned teaching centre that delivers world class education to healthcare professions at all stages of their career – from undergraduate education through to specialist training. Through the Christie International Fellowship, you’ll have the opportunity to join one of the largest and most well respected cancer research communities in the UK.

Read more about why our students choose to study in Manchester.

Clinical opportunities

Explore our various Clinical PhD Opportunities, including MB-PhDs and Clinical Research Training Fellowships.

Why Manchester?

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Frequently Asked Questions

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