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Health Science, PhD/MPhil

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (WUR) Bangor, United Kingdom
Renowned for delivering excellent courses and conducting high quality research, the School of Healthcare Sciences offers a range of postgraduate opportunities for national and international students. The Health Science programme is offered by the Bangor University.
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Overview

  • Working together with research centres across the College of Health and Behavioural Sciences and other universities in the UK and internationally, we have built a reputation for our research in evidence-based practice, cultural sensitivity and language awareness, and complex conditions across the lifespan. 
The Health Science programme is offered by the Bangor University.
  • Using this evidence base, our experienced programme leaders and supervisors deliver up-to-date, clinically relevant courses and supervisory experiences for students from a variety of settings and professions.
  • Our partnerships with world leading research centres, practice, and policy units provide opportunities for joint teaching, supervision and collaborative projects. We are also committed to the personal and professional development of all students across our programmes.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date

    The University will accept applications throughout the year.

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      PhD: 3 years full-time

    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 60 months
    • Duration description

      PhD: 4 to 5 years part-time

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Research Areas

Healthcare Sciences with specialisations in:

  • Health Studies
  • Health Science
  • Nursing
  • Midwifery
  • Radiography
  • Allied Health Professions.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    67

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class
Recommended score: First Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of First Class or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

A first or upper second class honours degree in a relevant subject is required. Alternatively appropriate lengthy experience in health-related research or in a research-oriented post may be relevant.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4330 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4330 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Bangor

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Country Scholarship

  • Up to £12,000
  • Bangladesh; Cameroon; Colombia; Egypt; Ghana; Nigeria; Pakistan; Thailand; Turkey; Vietnam

PRONABEC Scholarship                                                                               

  • Full fee waiver & monthly stipend  
  • Peru

Bangor International Scholarships

  • Up to £4,000
  • All countries

Alumni/Existing Students/Family Discount

  • £1,000 in addition to the Bangor International Scholarship
  • All countries

China Scholarship Council

  • Full tuition fee waiver
  • China

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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