Research course

Health PhD

University of Bath · Department for Health

Entry requirements

  • First or 2:1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in an appropriate subject, from a recognised university.
  • A Masters degree or appropriate research training is also desirable. We consider applicants without Masters or appropriate research training on a case by case basis. We might require applicants to satisfactorily complete one of our Masters programmes, or to attend some/all of the units of our MRes programmes while undertaking the MPhil or PhD programme.

Months of entry


Course content

Further your knowledge of key topics that impact people's health, wellbeing and performance.

This course gives you the opportunity to undertake original, extensive research under expert supervision.

Research expertise

Lifelong Health and Wellbeing

  • Exercise physiology
  • Nutrition
  • Cancer Immunology
  • Pain
  • Maturation

Improving Human performance

A Fair and Vibrant Society

Our Department produces high-quality research with a strong focus on application and real-world implication. You can study any topic in which we have research expertise. Details of research staff expertise and interests are available on individual staff pages, as well as on our current research students page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    12-48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    48-72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Doctoral Admissions