Statistics and Epidemiology PhD - 2020 Entry

Entry Year
2020

Duration
Full time 36 Month(s)

Course Overview

CHICAS conducts research on the development of novel statistical and epidemiological methods and their applications. The methodological strengths of staff are in spatial statistics and longitudinal data analysis. The applied research spans a wide range of clinical settings both in the UK and internationally with collaborations in Europe, Africa, North America and South America.

Research topics can focus on either methodological development, substantive application, or a blend of the two. You will be allocated a space in a shared office and will be encouraged to attend and make presentations at scientific meetings both within the UK and overseas.

Fees

Fees

 Full Time  Part Time 
UK/EU TBC TBC
Overseas £20,230  £10,115 

The Home/EU tuition fees are set in line with the standard fee stipend provided to students funded by the UK Research Councils.  The fee stipend for 2020/21 will be announced in Spring 2020.

As a guide, the Home/EU fees for entry in 2019 were: 

Full-time - £4,327

Part-time - £2,164

Depending on the nature of the research project, an additional programme cost of up to £7500 per annum may be charged.

This additional fee will contribute towards the costs incurred on specific research projects, these could including purchasing specialist consumables, equipment access charges, fieldwork expenses and payment for transcription/translation services.

Applicants will be notified of the specific additional programme cost when the offer is made.

The University will not increase the Tuition Fee you are charged during the course of an academic year.

If you are studying on a programme of more than one year's duration, the tuition fees for subsequent years of your programme are likely to increase each year. The way in which continuing students' fee rates are determined varies according to an individual's 'fee status' as set out on our fees webpages.

What are tuition fees for?

Studying at a UK University means that you need to pay an annual fee for your tuition, which covers the costs associated with teaching, examinations, assessment and graduation.

The fee that you will be charged depends on whether you are considered to be a UK, EU or overseas student. Visiting students will be charged a pro-rata fee for periods of study less than a year.

Our annual tuition fee is set for a 12 month session, which usually runs from October to September the following year.

How does Lancaster set overseas tuition fees?

Overseas fees, alongside all other sources of income, allow the University to maintain its abilities across the range of activities and services. Each year the University's Finance Committee consider recommendations for increases to fees proposed for all categories of student and this takes into account a range of factors including projected cost inflation for the University, comparisons against other high-quality institutions and external financial factors such as projected exchange rate movements.

What support is available towards tuition fees?

Lancaster University's priority is to support every student in making the most of their education. Many of our students each year will be entitled to bursaries or scholarships to help with the cost of fees and/or living expenses. You can find out more about financial support, studentships, and awards for postgraduate study on our website.

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