|Study location||United Kingdom, Sheffield|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
2:1 honours degree or relevant professional qualification and experience
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
These should be supplied and signed by academic staff at institutions where you have studied previously. They must be presented on the official letter-headed paper of the relevant institution. If you have been out of education for the last two years, you can send one academic reference plus one from your current employer if you wish.
This course teaches a range of techniques used to evaluate health services and public health interventions.
The course is a strong foundation for a research degree or an academic career in public health or health services research.
Specifically the course aims to:
- provide the knowledge and skills required to apply high quality, methodologically sound and ethical health services research to a range of public health problems
- enable students to review and critically appraise the methods and results of existing research, and understand the implications for policy and practice
- develop practical solutions to protect and promote the public health in the context of academic or professional settings
Key Issues in Global Public Health
Introduction to Research Methods
Introduction to Statistics and Critical Appraisal
Randomised Controlled Trials
Qualitative Research Design and Analysis
Students choose three from a range including:
Health Needs Assessment, Planning & Evaluation
Communicable Disease Control
Health Care Financing & Economic Evaluation
Public Health Informatics
Promoting Evidence-based Health Care
Further Statistics for Health Service Researchers
Complex Evaluation Methods
Systematic Reviews and Critical Appraisal Techniques