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Social and Public Health PhD

University of Glasgow

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Glasgow

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

OVERVIEW

Members of the Social Scientists in Health research group work across a range of Social and Public Health topics and welcome PhD applications in the following areas:

  1. Understanding concepts and drivers of health: work to locate the social and cultural forces that underpin and produce health practices and outcomes.
  2. Improving health and wellbeing: work which designs and evaluates culturally situated interventions to improve health and wellbeing, with specific concern for redressing health inequalities.
  3. Public policy and health: work which engages critically with public policy as a key determinant of health and considers alternative policies which tackle health inequalities.

We welcome applicants from low- and middle-income countries and we have significant experience of supervising students whose PhD research takes them overseas.

Final assessment involves the submission of a thesis of between 70,000 and 100,000 words and an oral examination (viva voce).

Tuition fees

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£ 19,350per 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 Glasgow

  • University League Table

    19th

  • Campus address

    University of Glasgow, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G12 8QQ, Scotland

A wide range of international scholarships are available including International Excellence scholarships and postgraduate awards.
Meet students from across the university with over 250 clubs and societies available – ranging from international student societies to the Harry Potter society.
Pre-sessional English language provision available prior to starting university, and English language support options throughout the duration of study.

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    2nd out of 57

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    100 100%

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  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%

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    233 96%

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    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

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