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8300F-93 - Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Services Research MPhil, PhD, MD

Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Services Research MPhil, PhD, MD

Start in: September 2021

Explore translational research with our Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Services Research MPhil, PhD and MD.

Overview

Postgraduate research supervision is available in:

  • applied epidemiology
  • decision-making organisation of care
  • life-course
  • development and ageing
  • public health improvement 

Our research

We have four research themes underpinned by four discipline groups. You'll work within these themes and groups. You'll have a team of supervisors, including clinicians or policymakers. They will be from a range of health and social care settings. Current research interests, projects and publications are available from our staff profiles.

Our research themes include:

 

Important information

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Qualifications explained

Find out about the different qualification options for this course.

How you'll learn

Your development

We'll provide you with a comprehensive research training programme. This includes training in professional skills and research techniques. We'll also support your personal development. We have a thriving postgraduate research culture and great support for international students.

Faculty of Medical Sciences (FMS) researcher development programme 

Each faculty offers a researcher development programme for its postgraduate research students. We have designed your programme to help you:

  • perform better as a researcher
  • boost your career prospects
  • broaden your impact

Through workshops and activities, it will build your transferable skills and increase your confidence.

You’ll cover:

  • techniques for effective research
  • methods for better collaborative working
  • essential professional standards and requirements

Your programme is flexible. You can adapt it to meet your changing needs as you progress through your doctorate.

Find out more about the FMS researcher development programme

Doctoral training and partnerships

There are opportunities to undertake your PhD at Newcastle within a:

  • Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT)
  • Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP)

Being part of a CDT or DTP has many benefits:

  • they combine research expertise and training of a number of leading universities, academic schools and academics.
  • you’ll study alongside a cohort of other PhD students
  • they’re often interdisciplinary
  • your PhD will normally be funded

Find out more about doctoral training and partnerships

If there are currently opportunities available in your subject area you’ll find them when you search for funding in the fees and funding section on this course.

The following centres/partnerships below may have PhD opportunities available in your subject area in the future:

Your future

Our Careers Service

Our award-winning Careers Service is one of the largest and best in the country, and we have strong links with employers. We provide an extensive range of opportunities to all students through our ncl+ initiative.

Visit our Careers Service website

Quality and ranking

All professional accreditations are reviewed regularly by their professional body

Facilities

You'll have access to variety of learning and study spaces in:

  • the Baddiley-Clark Building
  • the Medical School

You will have access to video conference facilities and a dedicated audio-visual room. This is for analysing both audio and video information.

You have access to an extensive range of specialist software.

We also host the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Research Design Service North East.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees for 2021 entry (per year)

What you're paying for

Tuition fees include the costs of:

  • matriculation
  • registration
  • tuition (or supervision)
  • library access
  • examination
  • re-examination
  • graduation

Some of our degrees involve additional costs which are not covered by your tuition fees.

Find out more about:

  • additional costs
  • living costs
  • tuition fees, including how to pay them and available discounts

Search for funding

Find funding available for your course

Entry requirements

The entrance requirements below apply to 2021 entry.

Qualifications from outside the UK

English Language requirements

How to apply

Using the application portal

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You can choose to start your application, save your details and come back to complete it later.

If you’re ready, you can select Apply Online and you’ll be taken directly to the applicant portal.

Alternatively you can find out more about applying on our applications and offers pages.


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Applications for 2022/23
You'll be able to apply for 2022/23 entry from September 2021


Open days and events

Open days

The situation with Covid-19 means that we're unable to hold open days on campus. However, you don’t have to visit in person to experience Newcastle.

From the comfort of your sofa you'll be able to:

  • explore our beautiful campus
  • find out about our vibrant city
  • discover what students think about studying at Newcastle

You'll also have the opportunity to speak to academic staff and find out more about the courses you're interested in.

Find out about upcoming postgraduate open days

Events

We regularly travel overseas to meet with students interested in studying at Newcastle University.

We also hold various online and virtual events.

Visit our events calendar for the latest events

Get in touch

Questions about this course?

If you have specific questions about this course you can contact:

Janice Fuller
Postgraduate Administrator
Institute for Health and Society
Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 8754
Email: postgrad.ihs@ncl.ac.uk

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