University of Bristol
Health and Well-Being
The South West Doctoral Training Centre (SWDTC) Health and Wellbeing pathway enables students to cultivate a range of skills to develop and evaluate interventions and strategies to improve health behaviour. Students work will make a major impact on understandings of the social science underpinnings of avoidable health problems, and will build research capacity at the interface of biomedical and social sciences within and beyond academia.
A Master's qualification (or equivalent) with appropriate research training.
Core units: 3 core research training units are selected from the consortium's offerings in research design, data collection and data analysis; there is 1 pathway specific unit; and 2 units will be selected from an open unit list: advanced interdisciplinary research design; contemporary debates in lifestyle behaviours and public health. Optional units: A wide range of existing open units from all 3 universities will be made available for students to choose from. These include topic-specific units on issues such as physical activity, tobacco control and health policy, and translational units such as translating evidence into practice. You will also undertake a research thesis.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 3,939 per Academic year (home fees)||4 years|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 13,400 per Academic year (overseas fees)||4 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Tyndall Avenue, Bristol||Bristol||BS8 1TH||South West|
School for Policy Studies
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