Research course

Public Health

The University of Manchester · School of Medical Sciences

Entry requirements

We require applicants to hold, or be about to obtain, an Upper Second class Honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in a related subject area for entry to a PhD programme. A Lower Second class Honours degree may be considered if applicants also hold a Master's degree with a Merit classification.

Months of entry

January, September, April

Course content

Our PhD/MPhil Public Health Research programme enables you to undertake a research project that will provide you will high quality training in all three pillars of public health and preventative medicine including health protection, health improvement including health information and health/wellbeing services. Our PhDs/MPhils may involve a range of research methods, including evidence synthesis, analysis of routine data, population-based studies and qualitative research.

Qualification and course duration


part time
72-96 months
full time
36-48 months


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
+44 (0)161 275 5608