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PhD opportunities in Public Health and Health Promotion at Brunel University London

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Profile Description

Qualification type: MPhil / PhD
Location: Uxbridge, London
Mode of study: Full-time and Part-time

Welcoming environment for research students

You are very welcome to undertake your PhD or MPhil in all aspects of ‘health' in its broadest sense and covers health research, health promotion, public health, health care law and ethics, health and social policy, and health services research and health economics.

Research areas

The Public Health and Health Promotion programme sits in the College of Health and Life Sciences, one of the most research active units in the University. We aim to conduct policy–relevant, applied research with methodological rigour. Most of our studies fall within the broad domain of critical public health and includes three cross-cutting research themes within the Institute of Environment, Health and Societies:

Health Economics

  • Economic Evaluation of public health programmes / interventions / policies , specifically related to behaviour change interventions
  • Public health policy analyses
  • Measurement and valuation of health
  • Research evaluation, including payback from research

Ageing Studies

  • Ageing healthily – understanding beliefs and behaviours that impact on healthy ageing
  • Good care – developing effective ways of social care and transport and financial services
  • Ethical and legal issues – advance care planning and detecting and preventing financial elder abuse

Welfare, Health and Wellbeing

  • Health behaviour, experiences and interventions
  • Sport, health and wellbeing
  • Social change and wellbeing I the global south
  • Youth welfare, health and wellbeing
  • Wellbeing in general

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Working with your supervisory team
Research environment for PhD students
Life as a research student at Brunel University London

How to apply

Further information about the PhD and the application process can be found here:
Public Health and Health Promotion 
Health Economics
Ageing Studies
Welfare, Health and Wellbeing


For general enquiries, please contact:


Funding Notes

We offer a range of PhD studentships, partial scholarships, and academic prizes, to help with your research fees. Find out more here: View Website

How good is research at Brunel University London in Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care?

FTE Category A staff submitted: 10.30

Research output data provided by the Research Excellence Framework (REF)

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