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Full time | Collegiate Campus | 18 months | JAN-23

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Full time


18 months

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Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Health Promotion Environmental Health (General)

Course type


Course Summary

Course summary

  • Explore the links between policy, evidence and practice and address key questions in healthcare.
  • Learn how successful management requires development of critical approaches to theory, practice, and outcome measurement.
  • Develop knowledge in key competencies necessary to join the UK Voluntary Register for Public Health specialists.

If you work or want to work at an operational, managerial or strategic level in public health, this course is ideal. If you currently work in a public health role you can gain academic credit for work based learning in the Public Health Practice elective.

How you learn

All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.

Networking opportunities Beyond the course, you have access to a wide range of developmental and professional events in the department and the wider university as well as volunteering and employment agencies. In addition, you're also supported to find work experience and are well supported by a comprehensive suite of career management services including interview training and networking opportunities.

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career as a

  • teenage pregnancy coordinator
  • health promotion specialist
  • five-a-day co-ordinator
  • health visitor
  • public health nurse
  • midwife
  • nurse consultant
  • PhD study.


Foundations Of Epidemiology A (15 Credits) - Core
Health, Culture And Public Health Development Work (15 Credits) - Core
Health Promotion Principles, Policy And Practice (15 Credits) - Core
Inequality, Health And Poverty (15 Credits) - Core
Public Health Evidence: Synthesis And Analysis (15 Credits) - Core
Dissertation (Public Health) (60 Credits) - Core
Infectious Disease And Long Term Conditions (15 Credits) - Core
Foundations Of Epidemiology B (15 Credits) - Core

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Entry requirements

Normally a degree or other qualification at an equivalent level plus experience in the field of public health or research. We are keen to encourage applicants from a variety of backgrounds.

University information

When studying a postgraduate degree at Sheffield Hallam University students will be working at the cutting edge of their discipline, using the latest techniques, ideas, practices, and insights to address contemporary issues in their discipline, professional practice and the workplace. There are over 30,000 students at Sheffield Hallam University, and just over 6,000 of those are studying at postgraduate level. The university places a...more

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