MPH/Diploma/Certificate Master of Public Health (Health Services Research)
School of Health and Related Research, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health
We tackle some of the world’s greatest health challenges to improve the health and care of people across the globe.
About the course
Course description 2017
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.
- Key Issues in Global Public Health
- Introduction to Research Methods
- Introduction to Statistics and Critical Appraisal
- Randomised Controlled Trials
- Qualitative Research Design and Analysis
Examples of optional modules
- Health Needs Assessment, Planning and Evaluation
- Health Promotion
- Communicable Disease Control
- Health Care Financing and Economic Evaluation
- Public Health Informatics
- Promoting Evidence-based Health Care
- Further Statistics for Health Science Researchers
- Complex Evaluation Methods
- Systematic Reviews and Critical Appraisal Techniques
Teaching and assessment
You’ll be taught through lectures, seminars, tutorials and independent study. Assessment is by coursework, examinations and a dissertation.
- 1 year full-time
- 2/3 years part-time
2:1 honours degree or relevant professional qualification and experience.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.
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The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.