Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Public Health and Health Services Research

The course is for those who wish to pursue a career in the British National Health Service (or its equivalent in another country), academic health care, voluntary organisations or local authorities involved in health improvement. This programme covers: the factors that can influence the health of populations and the provision of health and health care; research skills; and how to apply research findings to improve health and the delivery of health care services. It is suitable as preparation for the Part A examination of the Faculty of Public Health.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant subject; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.5 (with a minimum of 7.0 in writing) or equivalent.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time - 9 months
PgDip Full-time - 9 months
MSc Full-time £ 6,250 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 17,015 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
PgDip Part-time - 21 months
MSc Part-time - 24 months

Campus details

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

Key information

Institute of Health and Society
Telephone number: 
0191 208 7002