Lancaster University

Lancaster University

Public Health

The PhD in public health provides opportunities for professionals working within the field of public health, in the UK and internationally, to gain a deeper and more critical insight into their practice, whether they are based within healthcare settings, within local government, education, research or management. This programme meets the needs of public health professionals wishing to enhance their research skills, develop their understanding of policy and practice, and make an original contribution to knowledge development within their field, while at the same time fulfilling their existing responsibilities. The specialist taught modules include both the theory and practice of public health (health protection, health promotion and policy).

Entry requirements

An upper 2nd Class Honours degree or good Master's degree, in an appropriate subject, and relevant work experience.

Assessment methods

Combination of taught modules, original research and thesis.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PhD Mixed mode £ 2,425 per Academic year (home fees) 48 months
PhD Mixed mode £ 6,310 per Academic year (overseas fees) 48 months
PhD Mixed mode £ 2,425 per Academic year (EU fees) 48 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lancaster University Lancaster LA1 4YW North West

Key information

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