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Physical Activity for Health PhD

University of Strathclyde

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Strathclyde

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Research opportunities

Our research is focused on the development and testing of interventions that encourage people to participate in more physical activity and less sedentary behaviour throughout life.

We accept applications for postgraduate research study at any point throughout the year.

You can study an MPhil/ MRes over one year or a PhD over the course of three years, or part-time equivalents.

PhD involves at least three years of independent research study supported by a number of members of academic staff. You'll complete a minimum of 60 credits of the Postgraduate Certificate in Research development programme (PgCert RPD) over the course of your PhD studies.

You can study either degree in any of our research areas:

  • Behaviour & behaviour change
  • Health effects
  • Globalisation & non-communicable disease (NCD)
  • Measurement
  • Technology

Our research

Our research is focused on the development and testing of interventions that encourage people to participate in more physical activity and less sedentary behaviour across the lifespan.

The main focus of our research is to develop, evaluate and implement interventions that encourage people to do more physical activity and less sedentary behaviour across the lifespan. In line with WHO recommendations our research is targeted at prevention and management of chronic disease.

Tuition fees

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£ 14,150per year

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

University information

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University of Strathclyde

  • University League Table

    35th

  • Campus address

    University of Strathclyde, McCance Building, 16 Richmond Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G1 1XQ, Scotland

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