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Public Health and Health Services Research

12 months
Duration
26400 GBP/year
10500 GBP/year
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About

The Public Health and Health Services Research programme from Newcastle University balances the public health training and advanced research skills necessary for progression in academic or service work.

Overview

Public Health and Health Services Research programme from Newcastle University provides a broad-ranging preparation for the Part A examination of the Faculty of Public Health. Our teaching has been mapped against the Faculty’s competencies for public health practitioners to ensure that we continue to provide an excellent academic training.

The Public Health & Health Services Research MSc is based in the Institute of Health & Society in Newcastle University’s medical school, the Faculty of Medical Sciences. The Institute, headed by Prof Allyson Pollock, is one of the UK’s leading public health departments.

The MSc in Public Health & Health Services Research grows out of the Institute’s determination to undertake research and teaching to:
  • reduce health inequalities
  • address social injustice
  • improve population health locally, nationally, and internationally

Careers

The Public Health and Health Services Research programme from Newcastle University is for those who are seeking to gain or enhance a high level of health research skills. You will also be suitable if you wish to pursue a career in public health or health services delivery and analysis in the UK and internationally, with:

  • the UK National Health Service (or its equivalent abroad)
  • local government
  • the voluntary sector
  • academic healthcare

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research
  • Health Statistics
  • Public Policy, Health and Health Inequalities
  • Systematic Reviewing and Critical Appraisal
  • Dissertation
  • Advanced Social Determinants of Health

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We suggest international students apply at least two months before the course starts. This is so that you have enough time to make the necessary arrangements.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Newcastle University and/or in United Kingdom, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a medical, health or social sciences discipline. You can also apply if you have successfully completed the fourth year of the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) course, or equivalent.
  • If you have a different background you will be considered on an individual basis. If you have non-standard qualifications then you will be invited to an interview.
  • English Language requirements

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    26400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • PGCert Ptime £3,500
  • PGDip Ftime Home - £7,000, International - £17,600
  • PGDip Part time - £3,500
  • MSc (2 years) Part time Home students - £5,250, (3 years) - £3,500

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

560 - 991 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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