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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

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. 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. Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work for Agewell, Sure Start.

Different course options

Full time | Collegiate Campus | 18 months | 28-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


18 months

Start date



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

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students normally need to have a degree or other qualification at an equivalent level plus experience in the field of public health or research.

University information

There are more than 30,000 students currently at Sheffield Hallam, with more than 6,000 of those studying at postgraduate level. Sheffield Hallam University focuses heavily on industry experience and applied learning. You will study in the heart of Sheffield City centre, on one of the many postgraduate taught and research courses. They are shaped to help prepare you for creative problem-solving and dealing with complexity in the real...more

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