Our policy experts come from a wide variety of backgrounds in social policy research, social work, sociology, gender violence, disability studies, health and social care, childhood studies, history, human geography, economics, psychology, physical activity, nutrition and health sciences, based within seven specialist research centres.
The Exercise, Nutrition and Health programme offered by the University of Bristol examines policy areas that affect us all in day-to-day life, influences and challenges policies implemented by governments and institutions, and investigates the issues, factors and attitudes underlying the social concerns that make the headlines every day.
The school is an exciting environment for graduate studies; we welcome graduate students from the UK and around the world to join our diverse and highly-rated research team. We particularly welcome applications on topics with direct relevance to national and international policy and social work concerns.
The Exercise, Nutrition and Health programme offered by the University of Bristol establishes a sound research training base and provides practical experience, preparing you for different types of employment, including research, policy and intervention implementation.
Many of our students have continued with academic careers, either as post-doctoral researchers or as research associates in UK and international universities. Other students have been successful in a range of fields, including government policy and health promotion at a local, national and international level.
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- Staff in the Centre for Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences conduct research that focuses on physical activity and nutrition, and their associations with health across the lifespan.
- The primary areas of focus include biomedical, psychosocial and socio-environmental aspects of physical activity, sedentary behaviour and nutrition.
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- 48 months
- 84 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
- We welcome applications at any time of year; early application is advised. The deadline for funded applications has not yet been confirmed.
DisciplinesNutrition & Dietetics Health Sciences Sports Sciences View 3 other PhDs in Nutrition & Dietetics in United Kingdom
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- An upper second-class honours degree and a pass at MSc/MA level (or equivalent experience/qualification).
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International18900 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18900 GBP per year during 48 months.
National4475 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4475 GBP per year during 48 months.
- UK: part-time£2,238
- Channel Islands/Isle of Man: full-time£9,475
Living costs for Bristol
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.