Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Social Science and Health Research

This Social Science and Health Research MSc provides broad research training in the social sciences, along with research skills related to health, illness and health care. It is for students who want to progress to a PhD or research career in universities or public and private sectors. This course provides learning opportunities to enable students to gain advanced knowledge and understanding of the social science disciplines related to health, illness and health care.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, preferably in a sociology/policy discipline such as: criminology, organisational studies, cultural studies, media studies, film studies, human geography, history and politics. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.5 (with a minimum of 7.0 in writing) or equivalent.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

Key information

Medical Sciences Graduate School
Telephone number: 
0191 208 8755