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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of West London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Overview

On our PhD in Global Health course, you will learn to create, integrate, and translate global population-based knowledge to reduce the societal burden of diseases and disability. Through excellence in research, education and knowledge transfer you will be able to identify threats to global health, assess the health status of diverse populations and to plan and implement strategies to improve population health status. Our academics have extensive professional experience within a vast array of healthcare topics and are at hand to support you.

About PhD study

This course is available for you to study either on a full-time or part-time basis and you have the flexibility to switch should you need to. A PhD is founded on independent research. You will undertake a systematic and in-depth exploration of your chosen topic to produce a substantial body of knowledge and make an original and important contribution to the subject area.

The support provided by your supervisory team will be vital to your student experience and scholarly advancement. You and your supervisors will have regular one-to-one meetings which will provide you with opportunities to develop your research topic and discuss your progress.

Career

A PhD degree in Global Health opens up an array of career opportunities both in academia and as a professional within the health sector. Many students go on to pursue an academic career, following the PhD with postdoctoral study, then a fellowship or lectureship. After completion of the PhD you can enter governmental departments, UN agencies, NGOs, National Institutes of Health (NIH) or Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

Tuition fees

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£ 13,250per year

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

University information

University of West London

  • University League Table

    77th

  • Campus address

    University of West London, St Mary's Road, Ealing, W5 5RF, England

Recently rebranded as the career university, UWL has strong links with industry that enable students to get career-specific insights, expertise and skills.
A stunning campus creates an inspiring environment for students, with high-quality training facilities and dedicated postgraduate facilities.
The university has a diverse and welcoming student community, creating a perfect environment to learn, make connections and explore in a global city.

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