Studentships 2014-2015



(Fixed Term)

Reference: RH02136

Closing date: 30 March 2014

1-year Master of Philosophy in Epidemiology 1-year Master of Philosophy in Public Health

Internationally recognised training programme based in the UK’s highest RAE rated 5* Epidemiology and Public Health department

A number of MRC studentships are available. Due to funding restrictions the studentships are available to support eligible UK/EU nationals* to undertake the 1-year Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Epidemiology or Public Health for the 2014-2015 academic year. These internationally recognised MPhil training programmes are based in the Department of Public Health and Primary Care at the University of Cambridge, UK. 

The MPhil in Epidemiology course aims to provide students with advanced knowledge and understanding of epidemiological principles and procedures and their application to health, including advanced training in critical appraisal, statistical analysis of epidemiological data and study design.

The MPhil in Public Health aims to provide students with the necessary theoretical knowledge, which when combined with appropriate practical experience, can serve as a foundation for a career as a public health professional in either a service or an academic setting.

The course is open to medical and non-medical graduates, particularly those with a background in biomedical and quantitative sciences. Applicants should have at least a 2.1 Honours Bachelors Degree in a related field (or equivalent). Financial support may cover tuition and a generous allowance expected to be in the region of £14,000 per year for living costs.

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The deadline for application is 30th March 2014.

*Before applying, please check your eligibility under MRC residency requirements: http://tinyurl.com/8bjyrm

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 1 years in the first instance.

To view further information please visit: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/2502

Details about the course and the online application can be found by clicking the Apply link below.

For further enquiries please contact the Postgraduate Secretary, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Forvie Site, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge, CB2 0SR, email:  [email protected]

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 5PM ON THE CLOSING DATE

Please quote reference RH02136 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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