Public Health MPhil/PhD

Major code: HPMR/HPPR

Career prospects

Applicants successfully completing higher degree studies will have opportunities to develop a career in public health research, including the possibility of applying for nationally funded (DoH, ESRC,MRC) training and career development fellowships. A higher research degree is a standard requirement for an academic career, including lectureship and senior lectureship posts in public health. The degree also opens up opportunities for the increasing number of research and development posts within the National Health Service. The possibility to work overseas for international public health agencies may also be enhanced by a higher research degree in this field.