Modes and duration
- Full-time: 3 years
- Part-time: 5 years
Tuition Fees (2015/16)
- £4,635 (FT) £2,315 (PT)
- £21,530 (FT) £10,765 (PT)
Candidates require a minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. A relevant Master’s degree from an appropriately accredited institution is desirable.
English language requirement: Standard
If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.
International applicants can find out the equivalent qualification for their country by selecting from the list below.
Select your country:
Equivalent qualifications for Algeria
Several studentships are available for MPhil/PhD research funded by the Child Health Research PhD programme.
- 1 year
- The candidate must be an African national and a permanent resident of an African nation. The scheme offers a substantial scholarship towards UCL tuition fees, accommodation and some living costs. The candidate must also be able to provide evidence that he/she has secured other sources of funding for traveling to and from the UK.
- 1 year
- Eligibility: Home/EU applicants who have an unconditional or conditional offer to study the MSc in Global Health and Development, including the TropEd route, full time or modular/flexible.
More scholarships are listed on the scholarships website
Top career destinations for this degree
- King's College London, Research Associate, 2011,
- University of Geneva, Researcher and Lecturer, 2011,
- HSBC, Management Training Programme, 2010,
- Options UK Consultancy, Technical Officer, 2013,
- University of Liverpool, Lecturer, 2013,
UCL’s Institute for Global Health offers a unique environment for cross-disciplinary study as well as the opportunity to engage with peers and staff with professional experience in many different domains of global health, including research, programme management, policy and advocacy. This exposure and the innovative and many-sided approach global health PhDs are able to take to the complex problems they are tackling will foster skills and contacts useful for your future career.
Why study this degree at UCL?
The research degree programme at the Institute for Global Health (IGH) aims to provide excellent, interesting, challenging training for exceptional students so that they may successfully pursue careers in research, training, medicine, child health or public health. MPhil/PhD research in the IGH normally has an international dimension, often with field work carried out abroad. This may require travel to the study site to collect preliminary data. The IGH also runs a seminar programme, which on a weekly basis provides an opportunity for our research community to meet and share experiences and ideas through presentations.
Student / staff ratios › 33 staff › 84 taught students › 10 research students
Department: Institute for Global Health
Application and next steps
Students are advised to apply as early as possible due to competition for places. Those applying for scholarship funding (particularly overseas applicants) should take note of application deadlines.
Who can apply?
For more information see our Applications page.Apply now