University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Public Health

This course draws on the expertise of 6 European universities at the forefront of public health education: University of Copenhagen (Denmark), Andalusian School of Public Health (Granada, Spain, for Spanish speaking students), Jagiellonian University of Krakow (Poland), National School of Public Health (Rennes, France), University of Rennes (France), University of Sheffield (UK). In the 1st year, students will receive basic training in public health. They will study in Sheffield or in Granada, Spain. In the 2nd year, students specialise in an area of public health practice in Denmark, Spain, Poland or France. At the end of the course, they receive 2 awards, a Master of Public Health from the university attended in Year 1 and a Master of Public Health from the university attended in Year 2.

Entry requirements

English language requirement: overall 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; health needs assessment, planning and evaluation; dissertation. Optional modules include: epidemiology; public health informatics; communicable disease control; disaster and emergency management; health care financing and economic evaluation; using policy to strengthen health systems; sociology of health and illness; health promotion; systematic reviews and critical appraisal techniques; promoting evidence-based health care.

Sponsorship information

You may be eligible for a scholarship from Erasmus+.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MPH Full-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

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

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