Research course

Health Research

Lancaster University · School of Health and Medicine

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold the minimum of an upper second class honours degree, or its equivalent, in an appropriate subject.

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

Applications are welcomed for PhD study, full-time or part-time, in any of our main research areas.

As a research student, you will be directly involved in the mainstream research of the Division of Health Research. You will receive specialised supervision and research training relevant to your research topic and methodology. You will be encouraged to take part in a range of more generic courses such as teaching skills, statistical methods and data analysis.

You will also be encouraged to attend and present at conferences both within the UK and overseas; recent students have attended conferences in the USA and Australia as well as mainland Europe.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 overall (minimum element scores apply).

Fees and funding

Learn more at the fees and funding page.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months

Course contact details

+44 (0)1524 593 936