Taught course

Social Science and Health Research

Institution
Newcastle University · Faculty of Medical Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, preferably in a sociology/policy discipline such as:

  • criminology
  • organisational studies
  • cultural studies
  • media studies
  • film studies
  • human geography
  • history
  • politics

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our Social Science and Health Research MSc provides broad research training in the social sciences, along with research skills related to health, illness and health care. It is for students who want to progress to a PhD or research career in universities or public and private sectors.

This course provides learning opportunities to enable you to gain advanced knowledge and understanding of the social science disciplines related to health, illness and health care. We aim to produce graduates who can proceed to careers in research in universities, and the public or private sector.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Public Health Programme Team, Medical Sciences Graduate School
Email
pghealth@newcastle.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 8755