Postgraduate Education

Taught degrees

Our module in Qualitative Research Method is offered on the Health & Medical Sciences (HMS) Programme, it can also be 1 to 5 day course depending on the delegates requirements.

Research degrees

PCPH provides an increasingly broad range of academic postgraduate research activities providing fields of study towards MPhil and PhD or MD degrees. There are currently 28 postgraduate research students in the department.

Staff and students work in diverse fields, including: epidemiology and statistics, health services research, behavioural science and medical sociology.


The department has an excellent record of winning fellowship awards for postgraduate study, with grants from the Medical Research Council (MRC), Wellcome Trust, National institute of Heath Research (NIHR), and British Heart Foundation.