NU-LSHTM Joint PhD Degree Programme for Global Health

 

NU-LSHTM Joint PhD Degree Programme for Global Health

Application to Joint PhD Programme

● Course Overview

Duration: 3 years

Completion Requirements: Successful completion of a research thesis and pass final examination conducted by Joint Academic Committee (JAC) which comprises of members from both London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and Nagasaki University

● Curriculum

In principle, the Joint PhD Programme’s curriculum is designed for research students to be supervised under the international collaborative research project between Japan and UK (Nagasaki University and LSHTM). To be supervised under the international collaborative project’s group, research student’s research proposal and research capability must meet the criteria and is required to pass the Qualifying Examination conducted by Joint Academic Committee during the 4th Quarter in the first year. Only the successful research student will be approved to join the international collaborative research project under the guidance of supervisors of the international collaborative research group.

● Team Supervision

The PhD Programme provides research based training. Since the Global Health is the main academic research area of study, Nagasaki University has appointed academic staff specialized in “Tropical Medicine”, “International Health Development” and “Health Innovation” and allocate a lead supervisor according to research student’s research area.

In addition to lead supervisor, 2 co-supervisors will be appointed from different areas of research to support students under the framework of Team Supervision. For the research student of Joint PhD Programme, supervisors will be appointed from both LSHTM and Nagasaki University. If a lead supervisor is appointed from LSHTM, one of the co-supervisor will be appointed from Nagasaki University.

● Top Level Research Programme

World class faculty members from LSHTM will be supervising research students and overseeing programme of study and provide expert advice.

 

● Tuition Fee and Admission Fee

■Tuition Fees

Research student enrolled for the Joint PhD Programme will pay half the annual tuition fee that would normally be paid to both Nagasaki University and LSHTM. Currently, the tuition fees are set as follow.

Nagasaki University \267,900 (annual)

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine *Fees for LSHTM can be found from the link below.

https://lshtm.ac.uk/study/research/nagasaki-lshtm-phd#fees–funding

■Application Fee and Admission Fee

In principle, research students applying for the Joint PhD Programme is required to pay an application fee and an admission fee to Nagasaki University during the designated payment period. If a research student has successfully completed his/her Master’s Degree either at Nagasaki University or LSHTM, the application fee and the admission fee might be exempted.

Application Fee \30,000 (Payment period will be announced later)

Admission Fee \282,000 (Payment period will only be notified to successful applicant))

 

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