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2020 – 21 Application Deadline

Applications for entry in October 2020 are now open. All applications received before noon on Friday 10 January 2020 will automatically be considered for University funding. Applications received after the January deadline may be considered for a place, but will not be considered for University funding.

Entry Requirements for admission

Full details of the entry requirements for admission to the DPhil in Population Health are available on the DPhil in Population Health Graduate Admissions webpage.

Applying to the University

To apply for a DPhil based on one of the advertised research projects offered by the department:

  1. Review our list of research projects for 2020 entry.
  2. Choose the one that most interests you.
  3. Contact one supervisor associated with the project to discuss developing a brief research proposal based on the project. Your proposal will be part of your formal application. You should secure the supervisor’s agreement in principle to act as supervisor before submitting your formal application.
  4. Apply to the programme via the University’s DPhil in Population Health Graduate Admissions page 

To apply for a DPhil based on your own research proposal: 

  1. Review the department’s research.
  2. Identify a suitable supervisor.
  3. Contact the supervisor to discuss developing a brief research proposal based on the project. Your proposal will be part of the formal application. You should secure the supervisor’s agreement in principle to act as supervisor before submitting your formal application.
  4. Apply to the programme via the University’s DPhil in Population Health Graduate Admissions page

All applications for graduate study are processed on the University's Student System. See Applying for graduate study for full details.

Candidates are advised to refer to the Application Guide before making an application. An application fee of £75 per programme is required prior to uploading your complete application. An application fee waiver will automatically be applied to applicants who reside in a Wold Bank low-income country.

Good academic practice

As part of the admissions process the Nuffield Department of Population Health may use a plagiarism prevention service to check the originality of your work. Please refer to the Application Guide for more information.