MSc Public Health
This programme covers the whole breadth of public health, encompassing high-, middle- and low-income countries. You will be able to follow a general public health course or concentrate on one of five more specific streams. The decision of which stream to follow will depend on your needs and can be discussed with the programme directors.
Compulsory modules for all students:
- Basic Statistics for Public Health & Policy
- Basic Epidemiology
- Introduction to Health Economics
- Principles of Social Research
You will also take two further modules during Term 1 from a selected list. Depending on your choice of stream, one of these may be compulsory. During Terms 2 and 3, in addition to stream-specific modules, you will be able to choose modules from a wide selection covering all aspects of public health.
Health Services Research stream
Provides you with a broad knowledge and understanding of the concepts and methods used in studying health services and systems. Modules for this stream include Health Services; Reviewing the Literature and Proposal Development.
Typical graduate careers: research (including further study at doctoral level), health services, government ministries and NGOs.
Duration: one year full-time or two years part-time. Students can choose to attend part-time throughout both years or by split-study.
Programme directors: Dr Ford Hickson, Dr Jennifer Gosling, Dr Shakoor Hajat, Ms Wendy MacDowall, Dr Dalya Marks, Ms Kiran Nanchahal
Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org