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Deanery of Molecular, Genetic and Population Health Sciences | Usher Institute

Centre for Population Health Sciences

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Postgraduate research degrees

Levels of study

Research degrees can be undertaken part-time or full-time. Degrees offered by CPHS, and supervised by academic members of staff within CHPS, form part of either the Postgraduate Research (PGR) programme in Population Health Sciences or the PGR programme in Global Health. Details on eligibility for these two programmes, are given at:

PGR programme in Public Health Sciences (PHS) Arrowhead

PGR programme in Global Health (GH) Arrowhead

The following degrees are offered:

A list of current and recently completed postgraduate research projects is provided, to illustrate the diversity of postgraduate research that is possible within CPHS.

In many cases individual supervision with respect to the research project is supplemented by selected modules of the taught MPH programme and/or by other training courses.

Current and recently completed postgraduate research projects Arrowhead

Taught MPH programme Arrowhead

Other training courses Arrowhead

Thinking about the topic for your research degree

Making an application

Once there is a decision to pursue postgraduate research study, the next step is to make an application. You need to be aware of the eligibility criteria and of your funding situation before making the application, as this will speed up the application process. Details of how to make an application can be found at:

How to apply for postgraduate research study in PHS Arrowhead

How to apply for postgraduate research study in GH Arrowhead

If you have any questions about the possibility of postgraduate research study and/or are considering making an application to CPHS, please contact:

Postgraduate Administrator,
Telephone: +44 (0) 131 650 3227

Existing Students

For more information please see the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine Postgraduate Research Students' Wiki page, including the student handbook and other information

Arrowhead CMVM Postgraduate Research Wiki

Last modified: Wednesday, 03-Dec-2014 16:37:51 BST

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