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Biostatistics and Health Informatics Research MD(Res)/MPhil/PhD

King's College London, University of London

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Denmark Hill Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21, 17-JAN-22

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Overview

Our PhD programme is designed to train and guide students for a research-intensive career in the academia or industry. Our aim is to train scholars who can do original innovative research or applications in theory, methods, or applications. Students will benefit from world class research and facilities plus internationally recognised supervisors.

Course detail

The Department of Biostatistics and Health Informatics seeks to develop quantitative methodology as applied to mental health research, with significant national and international collaborations and with growing impact into all areas of medicine particularly through expertise in trials and software development. The Department is organised into two groups who work closely together on research projects. The Biostatistics Group is made up largely of statisticians. The Health Informatics Group comprises a mix of data and computer scientists, research software engineers and clinical & bio-informaticians, motivated towards enabling a “panor-omic” view of patients through the integration of traditional omics data with data derived from patient records, the exposome, social graphs, biosensors and imaging to develop P4 medicine approaches, namely, medicine that is precise, predictive, preventative and participatory. In essence, we want to enable the right treatment at the right time for patients. The group has a breath of bio, clinical, medical and health informatics expertise with output that is having direct impact on clinical care.

Career prospects

By obtaining a PhD in Medical Statistics or Health Informatics you'll gain a qualification that will have a lasting impact on your career and is highly regarded in both academia and industry. Statistician and Health informaticians are high in demand and career options are diverse, with past students finding positions in academic institutions within the UK and abroad, clinical trial units, pharmaceutical companies, such as Roche and Astra Zeneca and tech companies, such as Babylon Health and BenevolentAI or started an own start-up company.

Application deadline

27 August 2021

Tuition fees

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£ 25,350per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

King's College London, University of London

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    King's College London, University of London, Strand, Westminster, WC2R 2LS, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 103 4

    29th out of 72 2

    25th out of 35 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    172 76%

    12th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    17th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    27th

    9
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    178 75%

    13th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    41st

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    59th

    14
  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    183 75%

    17th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99 99%

    21st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    26th

    7

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