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PhD Health & Wellbeing

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Full time | University of Bath | 2 years | 02-OCT-23

Study mode

Full time

Duration

2 years

Start date

02-OCT-23

Key information
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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Self Development Health Studies

Course type

Research

Course Summary

This course is well-suited to those interested in exploring how theory, knowledge, concepts, methodology, and skills from various distinct disciplines can be integrated in a coordinated manner to coherently address important issues, problems and challenges to lifestyle behaviours and public health. Explore lifestyle behaviours, such as nutrition, physical activity and substance use, and their impact on public health and risks for chronic diseases. Most students complete this programme in 4 years. You cannot take less than 2 years to finish your research and the maximum time you are allowed is normally 4 years.

Assessment description

Most research students who ‘do a PhD’ register in the first instance as probationer for the programme of PhD. Confirmation of PhD registration is subject to your passing an assessment process, which normally involves submission of written work and an oral examination.

Candidates are expected to carry out supervised research at the leading edge of their chosen subject, which must then be written up as a substantial thesis.

The final stage of the PhD programme is the oral or viva voce examination, in which students are required to defend the thesis to a Board of Examiners.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

4,700

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

21,400

Entry requirements

A good first degree in a social science subject, or an equivalent degree in another subject, together with substantial relevant work experience.

University information

The University of Bath is one of the UK’s most prestigious institutions, ranking top 10 in the Complete University Guide 2023. The university is known for excellence in teaching and research, a welcoming community, and for providing students with outstanding preparation for the workplace. Bath fosters an inclusive and supportive learning community, comprised of students from all over the world. There are more than 145 countries represented in...more

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