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PhD Health and Exercise Sciences

PhD Health and Exercise Sciences

Key information
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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Health Care Management / Health Studies Sports / Movement Science

Course type

Research

Course Summary

As a research student at Essex, you’ll work at the heart of our internationally acknowledged and well-connected research community. Our School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences offers an environment with an excellent reputation for research and teaching. A unique feature of our School is that many of our staff work with local National Health Service (NHS) Trusts and other local health agencies, which enhances our grasp of the contemporary links between academic research, the major issues of the day and practice.

Different course options

Full time | Colchester Campus | 4 years | 08-OCT-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

4 years

Start date

08-OCT-20

Modules

In this module, you must attend two formal supervisory board meetings each year where you submit literature reviews and research reports to the Board members prior to the meeting. At these meetings, such documents are discussed with you and your progress is assessed. Your PhD thesis is generally completed within three to four years and has a maximum length of 80,000 words. Great importance is given to the completion of PhDs within a four-year period from the time of initial registration.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£5,103

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£17,900

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a good honours degree or Masters degree, or equivalent, in a related subject. A well-developed research proposal is also essential.