Taught course

Public Relations

Sheffield Hallam University · Communication, Media and Journalism

Entry requirements

Normally a degree or other qualification at an equivalent level plus experience in the field of public health or research. We are keen to encourage applicants from a variety of backgrounds. If English is not your first language you typically need an IELTS 6.5 score with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent. If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.5 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.

MA, PgDip, PgCert

Months of entry


Course content

Gain the skills and knowledge you need to work at a managerial or strategic level in public health. Whether you work in primary healthcare, community health or are a health activist, this course can offer you the skills to further your career.

Key points
• Prepare for operational, managerial and strategic public health roles.
• Explore the links between public health policy, evidence and practice.
• Study the 10 key public health competencies and standards needed to join the UK Voluntary Register for Public Health specialists.
• Gain work experience through a placement if you haven’t worked in public health before.

Information for international students

Please visit our website at http://www.shu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course. Visit http://www.shu.ac.uk/international/scholarships-bursaries to find out more.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
36 months

Course contact details

of Arts, Computing, Engineering and Sciences
0114 225 5555
0114 225 3161