The department is multi-disciplinary and includes statisticians, epidemiologists, geneticists, sociologists, psychologists, anthropologists, health economists, public health physicians, medical ethicists, data scientists, neuroscientists, and various community-based physicians and nurses. The Population Health Sciences programme is offered by the University of Bristol .
We are keen to attract graduates from all these disciplines to carry out postgraduate research. In the 2018 Postgraduate Research Experience Survey, 87% of the schools students were satisfied with their postgraduate experience. Ratings for quality of supervision, resources, research skills training and professional development met or exceeded sector averages.
Most of our final-year research students express a wish to continue in research. The majority of recent PhD graduates now work in the academic sector, with others working in the health and private sectors. In addition to excellent research training, our students develop a range of transferable skills to ensure they have the best possible opportunities whatever their chosen career.
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- Health services research
- Research methods
- Primary care, public health and mental health
- Paediatrics and child health
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- 36 months
- 72 months
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DisciplinesPublic Health Human Medicine Health Sciences View 188 other PhDs in Health Sciences in United Kingdom
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- An upper second-class honours degree (or international equivalent) or a lower second-class honours degree (or international equivalent) with a master's degree in a subject relevant for the proposed research. To register for an MD you must hold an MBChB.
- Applicants must have identified two potential supervisors who are willing to support the research proposal.
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International38300 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 38300 GBP per year during 36 months.
National4565 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4565 GBP per year during 36 months.
- UK: part-time £2,283
- Overseas: full-time (Non-clinical) £24,600
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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.