As a PhD student in the Department for Health at Bath you will have hte opportunity to undertake original, in-depth research under expert supervision working in one of the top rated research Universities in the UK.
The Department for Health is recognised internationally for the quality of its research and has an established team of experienced researchers who between them have a wealth of practical experience in health related areas. The Department carries out research and teaching in health, medicine, exercise and sport, making significant contributions to national and international health agendas.
The Department's expertise in Healthcare focuses on innovation in the design, delivery, organisation, and evaluation of healthcare interventions. We have a particular emphasis on disabling and distressing, long term or life-limiting conditions, such as chronic pain, stroke, dementia, rheumatic disease, and severe mental health problems. The Department has significant research expertise and experience in a range of topics including:
The Department for Health organises its work related to population health improvement in three main ways.
Much the largest element in the population health portfolio is related to:
The Department also attaches growing importance to:
Humanities and social sciences research projects 2018
Our staff have suggested a number of PhD project ideas in this area they would be interested in supervising. There may be some funding sources available.
How to apply
Find out how you can make an application.
This programme is waiting to hear about funding for the next session, or external funding will be applied for once a suitable candidate is selected. Applications are welcome - please see programme details for further information.