We offer a wide range of opportunities for exciting and collaborative PhD research. We have a thriving, mutually supportive community of research students and run a vibrant seminar series that brings in guest speakers from universities across the world.
As a research student with us, you'll undertake PhD research in any appropriate discipline, such as anthropology, sociology, philosophy, bioethics, political science, science and technology studies, social epidemiology, and social policy.
You'll also receive a full range of training and support, including opportunities to present research at national and international conferences. All our research students join one of our four research groups, which offer a full programme of workshops, reading groups and other events.
Duration Expected to be three years FT, six years PT. Most candidates begin the programme in September; January entry may be considered.
MPhil/PhD Gerontology Research at King's College London.
Duration MPhil: two years FT, four years PT. PhD: three years FT, four-six years PT. Research degree registration normally only allowed in September.
MPhil/PhD Social Science, Health & Medicine Research in the Department for Social Science, Health and Medicine at King's College London.
Our doctoral school offers high-quality training to our research students. This includes:
- seminars and workshops
- an annual writing retreat, specifically designed for research students in global health and social medicine
- a three-day master class with a leading international scholar
- an annual series of workshops on teaching (strategies for becoming an inspiring teacher); writing (strategies for becoming a better writer); publishing (strategies for surviving peer review); grant applications (strategies for crafting excellent grant proposals); and job applications (strategies for successful job applications and interviews).
We also provide venues for you to discuss and share your work and facilitate collaboration across research fields. Plus we offer bespoke methods training and opportunities to contribute to our community.