King's College London, University of London

King's College London, University of London

Social Science Health and Medicine

Research focuses on the social; political; economic; legal; and ethical factors shaping developments in biomedicine; disease; and healthcare and their implications. Areas of particular research interest are: global health inequalities; mental health, psychiatry and neuroscience; biomedicine, bioscience and society; developments in health and medical technologies, social science and ageing; health policy and health economics; bioeconomies and commercial and economic factors in medical developments and health care; the problems of translational research; the definition and measurement of health and social outcomes by governments, insurers, professionals and patients.

Entry requirements

A good Master's degree in a relevant subject and/or practical experience in the field of study.

Sponsorship information

UK and EU students can seek funding from ESRC and AHRC.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,600 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 4 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,600 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,300 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,300 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Denmark Hill Campus Southwark SE5 8AF South East

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