MPhil, MD On Campus

Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Services Research

12 months
27300 GBP/year
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The Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Services Research programme from Newcastle University have an international reputation in translational research aimed at promoting evidence-based policy and practice for the benefit of patient and population health. 


Research in the Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Services Research programme from Newcastle University is organised into four themes and underpinned by four discipline groups. As a research student, you will be fully integrated in a theme or group. You will have a team of supervisors, including clinicians or policy makers from a range of health and social care settings. Current research interests, projects and publications are available from our staff profiles.

Students at Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Services Research programme from Newcastle University will:

  • explore healthy ageing, from development in childhood and the consequences of disability, to the health and wellbeing of the oldest old (85 and over). 
  • gain knowledge in: ageing and health, transitions in health and disability, understanding child disability, improving quality of life, technologies and the environment, cognitive impairment and dementia

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • applied epidemiology
  • decision-making organisation of care
  • life-course
  • development and ageing
  • public health improvement 

Key information


  • 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.


180 alternative credits


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

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • MPhil - A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a science or medicine related subject.
  • MD - A MBBS, or an equivalent medical degree.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    27300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27300 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • MPhil Full time International students - £27,300 - £36,000 
  • Home students - Not set

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.


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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