Research course

Applied Health Research

Institution
University of Birmingham · College of Medical and Dental Sciences
Qualifications
PhDMSc by research

Entry requirements

2:1 honours degree in a subject relevant to the research area you applying to.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

Our Applied Health Research PhD/MSc by Research programme in the Institute of Applied Health Research will give you the skills needed to contribute to research that tackles global health challenges by preventing illnesses and improving healthcare through community and hospital-based research and methodological innovations.

You will work amongst the very best researchers to produce original and distinctive globally leading research, with the ultimate goal of improving human health and wellbeing.

This programme will give you the quality research training you need to enable you to conduct independent investigative research in a range of research areas in Applied Health including:

• Biostatistics, Evidence Synthesis and Test Evaluation
• Child, Maternal and Lifestyle
• Chronic Disease Epidemiology and Management
• Health Economics
• Health Informatics and Patient Reported Outcomes
• Social Studies in Medicine

You will work closely with your supervisory team who will help you clarify your project and support your development. Your thesis will represent an original contribution to knowledge and demonstrate independent judgement.

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,320 FT - £2,160 PT
International students
£16,740 FT - £8,370 PT

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72 months
full time
36 months

MSc by research

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

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