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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    The University of Edinburgh

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    10-JAN-22, 01-APR-22

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Research profile

Undertaking a PhD in Global health at the Usher Institute offers you the opportunity to work in a multi- and interdisciplinary way, building on your knowledge, skills, interest and passion to carry out innovative global health research that makes a new contribution to the existing knowledge base.

Research priorities

Research priorities include such global health issues as: mapping and measuring the shifting burden of global disease; neglected and emerging tropical diseases; infectious diseases; noncommunicable diseases; global palliative care; population health; social inequalities in health; sexual and reproductive health; e-health and tele-medicine; migration and minority ethnic health; culture; faith and health; translation of leading scientific advances into effective interventions

Training and support

Students will be integrated within the existing student-led approach at the Usher Institute, where structures are already in place to ensure a high-quality student experience.

The Centre for Global Health Research, which forms part of the Usher Institute, has a thriving PhD community with well-developed management and administrative structures.

Tuition fees

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£ 21,150per year

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University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

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