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Swansea University: Public Health

Institution Swansea University View institution profile
Department Health View department profile
Telephone +44 (0)1792 295358
Study type Research


Start dates: 1st October, 1st January, 1st April, 1st July.

By providing an evidence base through empirical investigation, audit, and evaluation, our research actively contributes to improvements at all levels in public health policy and practice.

A PhD in Public Health gives you the opportunity to pursue your particular personal or professional research interests in this wide-ranging area.

Over the course of your studies, you will develop and enhance transferable skills such as problem-solving, project management, and critical thinking that are valued in any professional setting.

Recent research projects carried out by our students include the impact of a structured education package on nurses’ knowledge and practice in Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C in Saudi Arabia, and health visitors understanding of the principle ‘influencing policies affecting health’.

As a student at our School of Health and Social Care, you will benefit from a dynamic and supportive research environment with many opportunities to make connections across disciplines and develop links with organisations and policymakers both in the UK and abroad. As such, you can be confident that your research will inform and be informed by the wider health and social care environment.

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Postgraduate Opportunities at Swansea University’s School of Health and Social Care

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Why study your postgraduate degree at Swansea University’s School of Health and Social Care?

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