Public Health (Health Services Research)
School of Health and Related Research,
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health
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.
We accept medical students who wish to intercalate their studies. Find out more on the Medical School's website.
- Key Issues in Global Public Health
- Introduction to Research Methods
- Introduction to Statistics and Critical Appraisal
- Randomised Controlled Trials
- Qualitative Research Design and Analysis
- Health Needs Assessment, Planning and Evaluation
- Health Promotion
- Communicable Disease Control
- Economic Evaluation and Healthcare Financing
- Public Health Informatics
- Further Statistics for Health Science Researchers
- Evaluation Methods for Complex Settings
- Systematic Reviews and Critical Appraisal Techniques.
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 a medical degree or significant experience in public health.
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's a quick and easy process.
+44 114 222 5454
The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.