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The Nuffield Department of Population Health (NDPH) has a full-time three year DPhil programme to train new researchers in Population Health and also offers the opportunity to work closely with world-leading researchers.

The DPhil in Population Health is intended to provide students with training in research, to develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of their chosen population health research project, and to prepare them for a career in academia.  DPhil students come from many backgrounds including medical practice, epidemiology, statistics, health services research, public health, economics, and ethics.

HERC is offering projects for entry in October 2022. Further information can be viewed in our 'Study with us' section HERE.

Applications for entry in October 2022 are now open.

  • All applications received before Friday 3 December 2021 will be automatically considered for University funding.
  • Applications received after the December deadline may be considered for a place, but will not be considered for University funding.
  • Further details on how to apply can be viewed on the NDPH website HERE.