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Occupational Health PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

We have 16 Occupational Health PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

A PhD in Occupational Health within the field of Nursing & Health is a prestigious and rewarding opportunity for those passionate about improving the health and well-being of workers in various industries.

What's it like to study a PhD in Occupational Health?

Studying a PhD in Occupational Health allows you to delve deep into the field and contribute to the development of knowledge and practices that promote a safe and healthy working environment. You will have the chance to conduct original research, exploring topics such as workplace hazards, occupational diseases, and interventions to prevent work-related injuries and illnesses.

During your PhD journey, you will work closely with experienced supervisors who will guide and support you in your research. You will have access to state-of-the-art facilities and resources, enabling you to collect and analyze data, and contribute to the existing body of knowledge in the field.

Entry requirements for a PhD in Occupational Health

To pursue a PhD in Occupational Health, you will typically need a relevant Master's degree in a related field such as Occupational Health, Nursing, or Public Health. However, some universities may consider applicants with a Bachelor's degree if they have extensive professional experience in the field. Additionally, you will need to demonstrate strong research skills and a clear research proposal outlining your intended area of study.

PhD in Occupational Health funding options

Funding for PhDs in Occupational Health may be available from various sources, including governments, universities and charities, business or industry. See our full guides to PhD funding for more information.

PhD in Occupational Health careers

A PhD in Occupational Health opens up a wide range of career opportunities. Graduates can pursue academic careers, becoming researchers and educators in universities or research institutions. They can also work in government agencies, non-profit organizations, or private companies, providing expertise in occupational health and safety policies, conducting research, and developing interventions to improve workplace health.

Furthermore, graduates may find employment as occupational health consultants, advising organizations on best practices to ensure the well-being of their employees. They may also contribute to policy development and implementation at national and international levels, advocating for the rights and health of workers.

Overall, a PhD in Occupational Health equips you with the knowledge and skills to make a significant impact in the field, improving the lives of workers and promoting a healthier and safer working environment for all.

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In the game for life: Lifelong welfare, education and support for rugby players

Applications are invited for a fully-funded 3-year PhD to commence in October 2024. . The PhD will be based in the Faculty of Science and Health and the candidate will join the Physical Activity, Health and Rehabilitation Thematic Research Group. Read more

Evaluating Regional Specific Training Stimulus (RSTS) for people with COPD attending pulmonary rehabilitation

Pulmonary rehabilitation has many benefits for people with COPD including reduced breathlessness and improved quality of life. However, uptake is low and drop-out is high meaning many people do not benefit. Read more

Pain increases disability; disability increases pain: Understanding the vicious cycle.

Arthritis affects 10 million people in the UK, and is on the rise. Many do not respond adequately to treatment. Pain is the main symptom, a leading cause of disability and worsens the risk of developing other health issues. Read more

Cicely Saunders Institute of Palliative Care & Rehabilitation Research MPhil/PhD

The Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Palliative Care at King's is a world-leading centre for applied and allied healthcare, clinical research and education. Read more

Improving access to work for people with Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases

Over recent years, the Centre for Human Movement and Rehabilitation (CHMR) has received extensive investment allowing us to develop world-class research facilities for PhD study. Read more

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