Taught course

Public Health

Institution
Sheffield Hallam University · Social Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

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.

You may also be able to claim credit points which can reduce the amount of time it takes to complete your qualification at Sheffield Hallam. Find out more

If English is not your first language you typically need an IELTS 6.5 score with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in all other skill areas 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.

International and European entry qualifications

If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page.

MA, PgDip, PgCert

Months of entry

September

Course content

Gain the skills and knowledge to work at a managerial or strategic level in public health. Whether you work in a local authority, health care, social care, community and voluntary organisations, school or other public health setting, this course can help to further your career and provide the opportunity to explore public health issues from a UK and global perspective.

Throughout there is a focus on
• health inequalities
• responsibility for health - what is the role of the individual and government
• the use of evidence in public health policy and practice
• the role of social, psychological, economic and cultural factors in relation to individual and population health

Information for international students

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

Fees and funding

UK students
£6,400
International students
£6,590

There is support available to help you afford tuition fees and living costs whilst your study at Hallam. Find out at https://www.shu.ac.uk/study-here/fees-and-funding.

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

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
36 months
full time
18 months

Course contact details

Name
Faculty of Development and Society
Email
admissions@shu.ac.uk
Phone
0114 225 5555
Fax
0114 225 2430