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.
You�ll need a good 2.1 or first class honours degree in geography or a related subject, or an equivalent recognised qualification. English language requirements- Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.
Core modules: ideas and practice in international development; introduction to research methods; key issues in global public health; using policy to strengthen health systems; dissertation with placement; professional skills for development; international development field class, currently in either Kenya or Nepal. Optional modules: data, visualisation and GIS; living with climate change in the global south; the political economy of natural resource-led development in the global south; epidemiology; health promotion; informatics for public health; communicable disease control; disaster and emergency management; cities of diversity; cities of �the south�.
There are seminars, lectures, workshops, reading groups. You also do some fieldwork. You�re assessed on coursework assignments, project work and a dissertation.
A number of departmental bursaries are available for masters students. Further funding may be available. Please contact us for details.
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|Main Site||Sheffield||S10 2TN||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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