Behavioural Science and Health MPhil/PhD

Course Introduction

Overview

UCL's Research Department of Behavioural Science and Health carry out cutting-edge research and provide high quality teaching into the impact of behavioural and emotional processes on disease aetiology and health outcomes, and to implement this knowledge to reduce disease risk and improve the health of the population. The Research Department is dedicated to research on how human behaviour impacts health and health outcomes. Our research and teaching reflect our interdisciplinary approach to health and wellbeing, focusing on a broad range of public health issues, such as alcohol and tobacco use, heart disease, cancer, and obesity.

Careers

Students graduating in the last three years have secured employment in local and central government, public health organisations, NHS trusts, hospitals and clinical trial units, as well as research posts at UCL and other higher education institutions.

Employability

The Institute and UCL offers world-class education and training. It manages many of the UK?s largest, most comprehensive longitudinal datasets, and evaluates strategies for the prevention and treatment of physical and mental ill health. It carries out innovative work on behaviour change, and on the practice of primary care as well as leading applied health and health policy research.

Start Date

2020-SEP-28.

Tuition & Fees

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Full Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £5,365 Home Fees
4 years
Full Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £5,365 European Fees
4 years
Full Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £24,980 Overseas Fees

Qualifications Required

  • Domestic entry requirements: A Master's degree (preferably with a merit or distinction) in a relevant discipline from a UK university and a good Bachelor's degree (first or upper-second class) or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.
  • International entry requirements: A Master's degree (preferably with a merit or distinction) in a relevant discipline from a UK university and a good Bachelor's degree (first or upper-second class) or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Overall grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each of the subtests. Overall score of 92 with 24/30 in reading and writing and 20/30 in speaking and listening.