Our groundbreaking health economics research is making a real difference to the development and delivery of healthcare interventions in the UK and abroad.
With particular expertise in real-world data mining and analysis, coupled with significant qualitative skills, the College of Human and Health Science is the ideal base for you to pursue your PhD studies in your chosen area of Health Economics.
Over the course of your studies, you will also develop and enhance transferable skills such as problem solving, project management, and critical thinking that are valued in any professional setting.
Research students in this area are currently investigating areas such as the cost-effectiveness of clinical pharmacist interventions in patients with cardiac disease, the application of prioritisation methods in an era of disinvestment, and the costs associated with the collection and utilisation of allergenic blood
As a student at the College of Human and Health Sciences, you will benefit from a dynamic and supportive research environment with many opportunities to make connections across disciplines and develop links with organisations and policy makers both in the UK and abroad. As such, you can be confident that your research will inform and be informed by the wider health and social care environment.
According to the most recent Research Excellence Framework in 2014-2021, over 75% of research carried out at the college was of international or world-leading quality.
You will be joining a university that is ranked first in the UK for postgraduate student satisfaction (What Uni 2017).