Master Online

Public Health (Online)

University of Sheffield

24 months
6000 GBP/year
6000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Develop your research, evaluation and analytical skills relevant to understanding the social determinants of health in this Public Health (Online) programme from University of Sheffield. 

Visit the official programme website for more information


This is a highly-flexible public health masters course taught completely online.

On this Public Health (Online) course at University of Sheffield , you’ll explore key national and global public health issues from different disciplinary perspectives, as well as increasing your understanding of epidemiological measures, study designs, screening and surveillance. 

Key Features 

  • You’ll also study practical solutions to protect and promote the public’s health and tackle health inequalities and public health problems.
  • The course is ideal for people with busy work or life commitments, who want to be able to study wherever and whenever they can.

Programme Structure

Core modules

  • Epidemiology
  • Health Promotion
  • Introduction to Statistics and Critical Appraisal
  • Introduction to Research Methods
  • Systematic Approaches to Evidence Assessment
  • Key Issues in Global Public Health
  • Dissertation
Optional modules

Choices include:

  • Leading and Managing Health Services
  • Using Health Policy to Strengthen Health Systems
  • Communicable Disease Control
  • Further Statistics for Health Science Researchers



The course is taught entirely online. Teaching methods include video, podcasts and web lectures.


Assessment is by coursework and online exams.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information:

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 honours degree, or a medical degree or significant experience in public health.
  • Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
  • We also accept a range of other UK qualifications and other EU/international qualifications.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    6000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6000 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    6000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6000 GBP per year during 24 months.


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.

Fresh content

Updated in the last 6 months

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Our partners

Public Health (Online)
University of Sheffield


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!

Tuition fee settings