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International: £13,500 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.
How you learn
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
Collegiate Campus can be found just off Ecclesall Road, a bustling student district.Collegiate Campus map
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'.
The modules for 2019/20 may vary to those given below, which are for academic year 2018/19
|Module: Foundations Of Epidemiology A||Credits: 15||
|Module: Foundations Of Epidemiology B||Credits: 15||
|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: Infectious Disease And Long Term Conditions||Credits: 15||
|Module: Public Health Evidence: Synthesis And Analysis||Credits: 15||
|Module: Public Health Nutrition||Credits: 15||
|Module: Public Health Practice||Credits: 15||
|Module: Sexualities, Health And Inequalities||Credits: 15||
|Module: Dissertation (Public Health)||Credits: 60||
Fees and funding
Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time study in 2019/20 is £7,200 for the course.
† 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.
Our tuition fee for international students starting full-time study in 2019/20 is £13,500 for the course.
Postgraduate student loans
Up to £10,906 available for UK and EU students on most masters courses.
Additional course costs
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