University of the Highlands and Islands

University of the Highlands and Islands

Health

The Department of Diabetes and Cardiovascular Science - based at the Centre for Health Science in Inverness, is conducting extensive research, primarily into the causes and consequences of diabetes, but also into a wide range of clinical conditions; most notably cardiovascular diseases, inflammatory diseases, and cancer. The department is also home to the Free Radical Research Facility, and has research expertise in genetics and immunology, and lipidomics. Rural Health and Wellbeing - The Network has particular research interests in digital health and user engagement in rural health services design and delivery.

Entry requirements

A Master's degree at postgraduate level from a university in the United Kingdom or equivalent, or a 1st or Upper 2nd Class Honours degree from a university in the United Kingdom or equivalent, or other qualifications or experience which equate to the academic level required and sufficiently demonstrate the benefit of postgraduate research study to the applicant (to be approved by the Research Degrees Committee on the recommendation of the Principal of the Academic Partner concerned). International students from non-English speaking countries, should have an IELTS qualification with a score of 6.5 (with at least a 6 in writing), gained within 2 years prior to your registration date, unless they have prior UK degrees or can provide suitable evidence (to be approved by the University of Aberdeen) of a standard of English.

Assessment methods

Research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,445 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,128 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,128 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,128 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,128 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,128 per Year 1 (England) 3 years

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Contact: 
University Admissions Office
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0845 2723600