Infectious and Tropical Diseases

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Program description: 

he British PhD is aimed at students who anticipate a career in which research plays a major role and who want to focus on an independent piece of research.

Under the supervisor's guidance, students develop the intellectual and technical skills required for research and gain insight into the nature of research, which will provide the foundation for an excellent future research career.

The Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases encompasses laboratory-based research as well as research on the clinical and epidemiological aspects of infectious and tropical diseases. The spectrum of diseases studied is wide, including major groups with a focus on malaria, tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases, eye disease, vaccine evaluation, and vector biology and control. The Faculty has strong overseas links which provide a basis for field studies and international collaborations in developed and developing countries for PhD students interested in global health.

Program discipline(s): 
Global health
Public health
Gender and sexuality studies