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 Economics stream
Provides a foundation for your understanding of health economics as applied in the wider context of health services research. Modules for this stream include Economic Evaluationand Economic Analysis for Health Policy.
Typical graduate careers: health economics or public health faculties in universities, purchasers of health care, pharmaceutical or medical devices, industry and consultancies.
You will complete a research project relevant to your chosen stream.
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