PhD/MPhil Public Health / Programme details
Year of entry: 2024
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Our PhD/MPhil Public Health Research programme enables you to undertake a research project that will provide you will high quality training in all three pillars of public health and preventative medicine including health protection, health improvement including health information and health/wellbeing services. Our PhDs/MPhils may involve a range of research methods, including evidence synthesis, analysis of routine data, population-based studies and qualitative research.
To see examples of the types of studies that are carried out, please visit the websites of the Epidemiology and Public Health Group
and the Division of Population Health, Health Services Research & Primary Care
Training and development
All of our postgraduate researchers attend the Doctoral Academy Training Programme delivered by the Researcher Development team . The programme provides key transferable skills and equips our postgraduate researchers with the tools to progress beyond their research degree into influential positions within academia, industry and consultancy. The emphasis is on enhancing skills critical to developing early-stage researchers and professionals, whether they relate to effective communication, disseminating research findings and project management skills.
Teaching and learning
Applicants are specifically matched with a Primary Supervisor and individual project based on their research interests and background.
International applicants interested in this research area can also consider our PhD programme with integrated teaching certificate .
This unique programme will enable you to gain a Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning, whilst also carrying out independent research on your chosen project.
Scholarships and bursaries
Funded programmes and projects are promoted throughout the year. Funding is available through UK Research Councils, charities and industry. We also have other internal awards and scholarships for the most outstanding applicants from within the UK and overseas.