Doctor of Philosophy in Population and Global Health
The PhD is an internationally recognised and highly transferable qualification designed for graduates to demonstrate academic leadership, independence, creativity and innovation in their research work.
The School of Population and Global Health is passionate about the training and mentoring of the next generation of scientists.
Under the supervision of academic staff, PhD students complete a thesis of approximately 80,000–100,000 words over a maximum period of up to four years full-time. The thesis should demonstrate a critical application of specialist knowledge and make an independent contribution to existing research in the field.
PhD graduates build expertise in their specialist area, acquiring a wide range of advanced and transferable skills.
Graduating with a PhD marks a student’s admission to the community of population and global health scholars.
Research projects are available in the areas of: epidemiology and biostatistics, health equity, health policy, mental health, global burden of disease, vaccine and immunisation research and in the Nossal Institute for Global Health.