Research course

Social Dimensions of Health Institute

University of Dundee · School of Nursing and Health Sciences

Entry requirements

Honours degree at 2.1 or above, or a Masters degree in a relevant discipline. IELTS of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in the written component, or equivalent.

Months of entry

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

Course content

The Social Dimensions of Health Institute (SDHI) is an organisation which encompasses the variety of inter-disciplinary health-related research being conducted in both the University of Dundee and the University of St Andrews.

The Social Dimensions of Health Institute is a platform for a broad interdisciplinary research and knowledge exchange network. It brings together researchers with complementary expertise and skill profiles to enhance efforts to understand and explain the social dimensions of health and healthcare.

The Institute subscribes to a broad conceptualisation of health that encompasses well-being, social participation and societal inclusion. SDHI promotes research and knowledge exchange at the intersection of global challenges.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

Current studentship vacancies can be found on: PhD Studentships

Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months

Course contact details

Social Dimensions of Health Institute
+44 (0)1382 388661