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International/EU: £14,895 for the course
- Explore the links between policy, evidence and practice and address key questions in healthcare.
- Learn how successful management requires development of critical approaches to theory, practice, and outcome measurement.
- Develop knowledge in key competencies necessary to join the UK Voluntary Register for Public Health specialists.
If you work or want to work at an operational, managerial or strategic level in public health, this course is ideal. If you currently work in a public health role you can gain academic credit for work based learning in the Public Health Practice elective.
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How you learn
All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.
Networking opportunities Beyond the course, you have access to a wide range of developmental and professional events in the department and the wider university as well as volunteering and employment agencies. In addition, you're also supported to find work experience and are well supported by a comprehensive suite of career management services including interview training and networking opportunities.
Course leaders and tutors
Rather than a traditional lecture and seminar format, a variety of learning and teaching methods are used with an emphasis on peer learning and class participation. The course is taught by relatively small team and draws on guest speakers from a range of public health roles which may include GPs, Community Health Workers, policy makers and public health practitioners.
You learn through
- oral presentations
- book reviews
This course prepares you for a career as a
- teenage pregnancy coordinator
- health promotion specialist
- five-a-day co-ordinator
- health visitor
- public health nurse
- nurse consultant
- PhD study
Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work for
- Sure Start
Where will I study?
You study at Collegiate Campus through a structured mix of lectures, seminars and practical sessions as well as access to digital and online resources to support your learning.
Collegiate Campus can be found just off Ecclesall Road, a bustling student district.
Collegiate Library can be found just off Ecclesall Road. It's open 24 hours a day, every day.Learn more
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.
Additional information for EU/International students
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. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.
For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances.
|Module: Health, Culture And Public Health Development Work||Credits: 15||
|Module: Health Promotion Principles, Policy And Practice||Credits: 15||
|Module: Inequality, Health And Poverty||Credits: 15||
|Module: Public Health Evidence: Synthesis And Analysis||Credits: 15||
|Module: Foundations Of Epidemiology A||Credits: 15||
|Module: Foundations Of Epidemiology B||Credits: 15||
|Module: Infectious Disease And Long Term Conditions||Credits: 15||
|Module: Health Cognitions And Behaviour||Credits: 15||
|Module: Public Health Nutrition||Credits: 15||
|Module: Public Health Practice||Credits: 15||
|Module: Sexual And Reproductive Health And Rights||Credits: 15||
|Module: Dissertation (Public Health)||Credits: 60||
Fees and funding
Our tuition fee for UK students starting full-time study in 2022/23 is £8,745 for the course. For part-time study the fee will be calculated pro-rata each year based on the number of credits studied.
† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.
This course is not eligible for full-time Student visa sponsorship. International/EU students may apply for part-time Student visa sponsorship on an individual basis. Please contact Admissions for further advice.
Postgraduate student loans
Up to £11,222 available for Home students on most masters courses.
Additional course costs
This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.Additional costs for Sociology and politics courses (PDF, 217.7KB)
Any offer of a place to study is subject to your acceptance of the University’s Terms and Conditions and Student Regulations.