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PhD in Health Services and Policy

University of York

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of York

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    Variable - to suit the learner

Course summary

The Health Services and Policy Research group is an influential, interdisciplinary and multi-professional team that examines key issues affecting the organisation, financing, delivery and regulation of care in the UK and internationally.

This research group is interested in:

  • improving the effectiveness, quality, efficiency, equity and safety of care through evaluating healthcare interventions, policies, and the development and testing of new approaches
  • improving the ways in which professionals communicate and make choices with patients and the public in order to enhance the quality and safety of healthcare, patient involvement in care and the training given to health professionals
  • exploring ways of promoting the mobilisation of research evidence in the development of policy and in clinical and managerial practice
  • analysing the nature, mix and performance of the healthcare workforce and using this to inform workforce policies, planning, training and development
  • assessing the impact of regulation on the availability of pharmaceuticals and medical devices, and on the performance of healthcare systems.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,750per 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 York

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  • Campus address

    University of York, Heslington, York, York, YO10 5DD, England

Inspiring teaching delivered by leading academics, integrated with award-winning employability programmes, equips students for the international labour market.
A diverse campus community of students from over 150 countries that offers a lifelong global alumni network.
Specialist international student support includes orientation, immigration advice, Language Skills Centres, and International Pathway College programmes.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    27th out of 71 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    135 67%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%



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