Postgraduate taught courses

Entry criteria

See the relevant programme webpage for details. You will need to upload evidence of meeting these criteria when you apply.

Additional information

As part of your application you must submit a personal statement, which should include information about:

  • Why you would like to do the course you have applied to
  • How it will help you in your chosen career
  • Any examples of work experience that have led you to choose the course
  • Any previous academic study that has inspired you to make this choice
  • Why you would like to study in the School of Health and Related Research
  • Anything else you think is relevant to your application

Remember you must write your own personal statement.

Also include two recent academic references from academic staff at institutions where you have studied. If you have been out of education for some time we will accept a reference from your current employer if they can comment on your suitability to study for a taught postgraduate degree.

These will be assessed along with the rest of your application to consider your suitability to undertake a postgraduate degree.

How to apply

Ensure you have all the necessary documentation before you put in an application.

Apply online using the postgraduate application form. You will receive an acknowledgement email within three working days. We will consider your application and aim to make a decision within six working weeks.

If your application is incomplete we will not be able to assess it. We will contact you to ask you to upload further documents. If you do not respond by the given deadline we will withdraw your application.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

The RPL webpage gives further information about transferring credit gained on a course at another institution or from prior experience.

Individual taught modules (CPD)

Find out how to apply for individual modules on the ScHARR CPD page. 

EuroPubHealth+ (ERASMUS MUNDUS European Masters Programme in Public Health)

Find out how to apply for this course on the Europubhealth+ website. Applications to this course are handled by the EuroPubHealth+ consortium.

Postgraduate research degrees

For further information, visit the research degree pages