Health at University of Bath - UCAS

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Course summary

Further your knowledge of key topics that impact people's health, wellbeing and performance. This course gives you the opportunity to undertake original, extensive research under expert supervision. Research expertise Lifelong Health and Wellbeing

  • Exercise physiology
  • Nutrition
  • Cancer Immunology
  • Pain
  • Maturation
Improving Human performance
  • Computational Biomechanics
  • Clinical Biomechanics and Rehabilitation
  • Gait Analysis
  • Injury Prevention
  • Sport Psychology
  • Motivation and Behavioural Change
A Fair and Vibrant Society
  • Inequalities in physical culture, sport, and health
  • Tobacco Control
You may start this programme at any time. Most students start in September. Programme content Learning
  • Doctoral skills online
  • Doctoral skills workshop
  • Research project
  • Supervisory team
Research content Our Department produces high-quality research with a strong focus on application and real-world implication. You can study any topic in which we have research expertise. Details of research staff expertise and interests are available on individual staff pages, as well as on our current research students page. Professional Development Professional development is a crucial element of doctoral study, not only in supporting your research but also as part of your longer term career development. Our DoctoralSkills workshops and courses will help you build your skills and help you succeed in your doctorate.


Please check the University of Bath website for the most recently published course detail.

Assessment method

  • Thesis
  • Viva Voce
Assessment description You will be expected to carry out supervised research at the leading edge of your chosen subject, which must then be written up as a substantial thesis. The final stage of the PhD degree is the oral or viva voce examination, in which students are required to defend the thesis to a Board of Examiners.

Entry requirements

- First or 2:1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in an appropriate subject, from a recognised university. - A Masters degree or appropriate research training is also desirable. We consider applicants without Masters or appropriate research training on a case by case basis. We might require applicants to satisfactorily complete one of our Masters programmes, or to attend some/all of the units of our MRes programmes while undertaking the MPhil or PhD programme. **English Language requirements** You will normally need one of the following: - IELTS: 7.0 overall with no less than 6.5 in all components - The Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic): 69 with no less than 62 in any element - TOEFL IBT: 100 overall with a minimum 24 in all 4 components You will need to get your English language qualification within 24 months prior to starting your course. If you need to improve your English language skills before starting your studies, you may be able to take a pre-sessional course to reach the required level.

Fees and funding

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Health at University of Bath - UCAS