Ph.D. On Campus

Public Health and Primary Care

University of Cambridge

36 months
32352 GBP/year
8844 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Public Health and Primary Care PhD is offered by University of Cambridge.PhD projects are typically available at each of the Units within the Department. Interdisciplinary research is also encouraged, whether within the Department or with other local or international collaborators.


The aim of the Public Health and Primary Care course from University of Cambridge, is to provide a sound foundation in study design and conduct, data acquisition and handling, quality issues, statistics, discussion of research ethics, issues of intellectual property, multidisciplinary team working, access to a variety of research settings and dissemination of findings. In addition to standard applications, there are opportunities for PhD training on specific projects throughout the year. 

The PhD can be undertaken by full-time or part-time study.


Students currently studying for the MPhils in Public Health, Epidemiology, and Primary Care, who wish to continue to a PhD, are required to achieve a minimum mark of 70 per cent.

Programme Structure

  • One to one supervision
  • Seminars & classes
  • Lectures
  • Posters

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Two academic references 
  • Transcript 
  • CV/resume
  • Evidence of competence in English 
  • Statement of Interest

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    32352 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32352 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    8844 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8844 GBP per year during 36 months.

Part time:  

  • National: £5,306 
  • International: £19,411

Living costs for Cambridge

846 - 1465 GBP /month
Living costs

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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