University of West London

University of West London

Communicable Diseases

The aim of this research programme is to enable research students, nationally and internationally, to explore and critically evaluate related issues to extend the knowledge base of their field and, where applicable, to recommend organisational change of policy; the programme is designed to build on students' existing strengths and to bring them to the leading edge of knowledge in their chosen area of research.

Entry requirements

A 1st degree (1st Class or 2.1), or equivalent qualification in a relevant field; MA/MSc qualifications, or relevant postgraduate or research experience; candidates with other qualifications are required to discuss their eligibility with a member of staff.

Assessment methods

To support students towards the award of PhD/MPhil, their progress is monitored regularly both formally and informally.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 - 3 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 3 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Brentford Site Hounslow TW8 9GA South East

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University of West London
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