Teesside University

Teesside University

Health and Social Care Sciences (Public Health)

This course has been developed to ensure that you have the opportunity to consider a range of central scientific foundations of health and social care. You have the opportunity to study modules specific to public health to encourage a deeper level of understanding and debate key issues relating to theory, policy, practice and research. The course enables you to: Develop a comprehensive and critical understanding of key concepts and principles across the health and social care sciences; evaluate critically the contribution of and inter-relationships between the sciences underpinning health and social care; draw on acquired knowledge to contribute to the development of contemporary health and social care.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have an Honours degree (2.2 classification or above).

Course modules

Year 1 core modules include: Bio-psychosocial paradigms in health and social care; evidence-based practice; public health policy and inequalities. Year 2 core modules include: Designing research projects; epidemiology; health and social care in context. Year 3 core module: Dissertation.

Assessment methods

A range of assessment methods is used within the programme to provide a variety of learning experiences, and to challenge and extend your knowledge. These include reports, oral presentations, assignments, projects and a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Please note that due to current anticipated changes to NHS education and HE funding, information relating to funding will be updated on Teesside University website.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Teesside University Middlesbrough TS1 3BA North East

Key information

School of Health and Social Care
Telephone number: 
01642 384176