Research course

Nuffield Institute for Health

University of Leeds · Nuffield Centre for International Health and Development
PhDMPhilMA by research

Entry requirements

Good honours degree or equivalent in an appropriate subject and an indication of ability to do postgraduate research.

Months of entry


Course content

Established in 1958 and one of the leading European institutions specialising in health and social-care policy and management practice, health services research, public health and epidemiology. Broad and expanding programme of activities in education, consultancy, research, policy analysis and information services.

Department specialisms

Interface Between Health and Community Care; Effective Purchasing; Dissemination of Information; Health Outcomes; Public Health; Clinical Behaviour; Development of Health Planning Systems in Developing Countries; Nutritional Epidemiology.

Information for international students

International part-time students visit the institute 3 months annually for 4 years.

Fees and funding

ESRC; MRC;FSA; Other charity funds; university offers scholarships to international students.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36+ months


full time
24 months

MA by research

full time
12+ months

Course contact details

Zeba Ahmad
0113 343 6942
0113 246 0899; 0113 343 3470