Doctor of Philosophy (Health Science)
About The Course
As a Management and Science University (MSU) candidate for a Doctor of Philosophy (Health Science) qualification, you will undertake supervised research with the aim to contribute new, significant knowledge to a health-related discipline or profession. You will be equipped with knowledge in research methodology as well as biostatistics, and a large part of your time will be spent attending seminars as well as writing your thesis.
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Prospective applicants must have a Master’s degree (MQF Level 7) accepted by MSU Senate OR other qualifications accepted by MSU Senate as equivalent to a Master’s degree (MQF Level 7). 

Note that there is no direct entry from Bachelor’s degree (MQF Level 6) to Doctoral degree (MQF Level 8) programmes. Bachelor’s degree candidates registered on a Master’s degree programme (MQF Level 7) may apply for a change to a Doctoral degree programme within one (1) year of registering for the Master’s degree programme (MQF Level 7), subject to the following conditions: they demonstrate competence in and capability to conduct research at 
Potential career fields include:
  • Academia
  • Research and Development
  • Medical and Health Services
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  • Research Methodology
  • Biostatistics
  • Graduate Seminar
  • Thesis Writing
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Duration of Study
3 - 8 years
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