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.
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
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
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
Course contact details
- Faculty of Development and Society
- 0114 225 5555
- 0114 225 2430