University of Sheffield
You'll develop an understanding of the interventions necessary to improve the health of communities in the Global South. By exploring contemporary theory, policy and practice in public health and international development, you'll gain the skills to tackle these challenges working in a public health and development role. There's an emphasis on applying theory to the everyday complexities of health and development. The course includes a 10-day field class currently in Galapagos, Nepal and Tanzania, which provides hands-on experience of research.
Core modules Epidemiology; Key Issues in Global Public Health; Introduction to Research Methods; Introduction to Statistics and Critical Appraisal; Health Needs Assessment, Planning and Evaluation; Dissertation. Examples of optional modules Choices include: Health Promotion; Leading and Managing Health Services; Communicable Disease; Disaster and Emergency Management; Using Policy to Strengthen Health Systems; Health Care Financing and Economic Evaluation; Sociology of Health and Illness; Further Statistics for Health Science Researchers; Social Determinants of Health Inequalities; Systematic Reviews and Critical Appraisal Techniques; Promoting Evidence-Based Health Care; Public Health Informatics; Contemporary Health Psychology and Behaviour Change.
Assessment is by coursework, examinations and a dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MPH||Full-time||September 2018||GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Wales)||12 Months|
|MPH||Full-time||September 2018||GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||12 Months|
|MPH||Full-time||September 2018||GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (England)||12 Months|
|MPH||Full-time||September 2018||GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland)||12 Months|
|MPH||Full-time||September 2018||GBP 18,750 per Year 1 (International)||12 Months|
|MPH||Part-time||September 2018||-||24 Months|
|Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip||Full-time||September 2018||-||12 Months|
|Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip||Part-time||September 2018||-||24 Months|
|Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert||Full-time||September 2018||-||6 Months|
|Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert||Part-time||September 2018||-||12 Months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||S10 2TN||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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