University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Public Health

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.

Course modules

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 methods

Assessment is by coursework, examinations and a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
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 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 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 details

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

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