This unique multidisciplinary PhD programme brings together students from health and life sciences, computer science, design and engineering.
Join the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Digital Health and Care to become part of a new generation of innovators involved in building and developing apps, wearables, smart homes and other digital technologies. Together, these technologies are helping to support health professionals in their decision-making and empowering patients in managing their own health conditions.
The Digital Health and Care programme is offered by University of Bristol .
The digital health industry is one of the fastest growing, both internationally and in the UK, with current estimates indicating that the sector is increasing at a rate of 15 per cent each year. Driven by the health needs of ageing populations in countries such as the UK, France, Germany, China, Singapore, Japan and the US, this growth is expected to continue for decades to come.
Exciting career opportunities to develop new digitally-enabled, personalised health solutions therefore exist within academia, the charitable sector and health providers in many different countries (e.g. the UK’s NHS), as well as myriad companies that have active health research and development programs (such as Apple, Google, Amazon, Sony, Microsoft, Samsung, Huawei, Arm and many others).
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- Digital Health Engineering
- Communications Systems and Networks
- Bristol Visual Information Laboratory
- Bristol Interaction Group
- Intelligent Systems Laboratory
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- 48 months
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Upper second-class degree (or international equivalent) in either:
- a STEM-related discipline (eg computer science, engineering)
- or a health-related discipline (eg life sciences, medicine, health sciences, psychology, neuroscience, nursing or an allied health profession)
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International24600 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 24600 GBP per year during 48 months.
National4565 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4565 GBP per year during 48 months.
Living costs for Bristol
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.