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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Clifton Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

Programme overview

The South West Doctoral Training Partnership Health and Wellbeing pathway enables students to cultivate the skills needed to develop and evaluate interventions and strategies to improve health behaviour. Your work will make a major impact on the social science underpinnings of avoidable health problems, and will build research capacity at the interface of biomedical and social sciences, both within and beyond academia.

All students have two supervisors from different disciplinary perspectives on health and wellbeing: the first supervisor from Bristol and the second supervisor from one of the partner institutions (Exeter, Bath or UWE). Your supervisors will convene joint meetings on a regular basis and will attend the annual one-day workshop for all pathway students.

Students will normally be registered in the school of their first supervisor. This may not be the school that processes your application.

Careers

The PhD in Health and Wellbeing offers useful preparation for a number of careers. Our students often go on to employment in areas of government policy and health promotion at local, national and international level. Others have continued to academic careers, taking up post-doctoral positions and research associate positions in UK and international universities.

The programme establishes both a sound research training base and an understanding of practical applications, which prepares our students for different types of employment, including research, policy and intervention implementation.

Tuition fees

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£ 18,900per 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 Bristol

  • University League Table

    14th

  • Campus address

    University of Bristol, Senate House, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol, Bristol, BS8 1TH, England

Bristol is one of the UK’s leading research universities, with a curriculum informed by the latest research and degrees taught by expert academics.
Around a quarter of Bristol students are international, with students from over 150 countries helping to create a friendly and diverse community.
The Careers Service offers advice, events and resources for international students during their studies and for up to three years after graduation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    12th out of 35

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    188 78%

    13th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    18th

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