University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Master of Public Health (Health Services Research)

This course teaches a range of techniques used to evaluate health services and public health interventions. The course is a strong foundation for a research degree or an academic career in public health or health services research. Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information.

Entry requirements

MPH: A 2.1 Honours degree (or above) or relevant professional qualification and experience. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: Key Issues in Global Public Health; Introduction to Research Methods; Introduction to Statistics and Critical Appraisal; Epidemiology; Randomised Controlled Trials; Qualitative Research Design and Analysis; Dissertation. Examples of optional modules: Choices include: Health Needs Assessment, Planning and Evaluation; Health Promotion; Communicable Disease Control; Health Care Financing and Economic Evaluation; Public Health Informatics; Promoting Evidence-based Health Care; Further Statistics for Health Science Researchers; Complex Evaluation Methods; Systematic Reviews and Critical Appraisal Techniques.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by coursework, examinations and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MPH Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years
MPH Part-time September 2019 - 2 Years
MPH Part-time September 2019 - 3 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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