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Public Health and Health Promotion PhD

Public Health and Health Promotion PhD

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Full time | Brunel University London | 3 years | APR-23

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Full time


3 years

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Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Health Promotion Community Nursing

Course type


Course Summary

Research profile

Public Health and Health Promotion is a dynamic and cutting edge area of study. Our academics are research active and internationally renowned in their own specialist fields of public health, health promotion, health and social care and the social context of health and wellbeing. We explore the ethical, political, societal and cultural dilemmas that arise in public health and health promotion and into health and social care.

Applicants are welcome to contact us about their own specialist topics and projects. We particularly welcome proposals on :

  • Creative methods for researching health and everyday life
  • Loneliness and well-being across the life-span
  • Cost-effectiveness or return on investment (ROI) analysis of healthcare interventions
  • Econometric analysis to examine the impact of health policies/strategies/interventions
  • Physical activity and its association with health outcomes
  • Health inequalities and social determinants of health
  • Behaviour change interventions to improve population health and well-being

Careers and your future

Tailored careers support is offered to all our current PhD students and for up to 3 years after you complete your research at Brunel. We help you to actively engage in career planning and managing your personal development right from the start of your research. Our careers provision includes online advice, one to one consultations and a range of events and workshops.

In addition, where available, you may be able to undertake some paid work as we recognise that teaching and learning support duties represent an important professional and career development opportunity. MPhil option available.

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Entry requirements

The general University entrance requirement for registration for a research degree is normally a First or Upper Second Class Honours degree (1st or 2:1).

University information

Based in Uxbridge, on the outskirts of west London, Brunel University London offers over 100 specialist postgraduate courses, available to study both full-time and part-time. Nearly 18,000 students are enrolled at Brunel, with over 6,700 of those studying at postgraduate level. Brunel is comprised of three colleges: Business, Arts & Social Sciences Engineering, Design & Physical Sciences Health & Life Sciences It also has five...more