Place : School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), University of Sheffield - United Kingdom

Teaching language : English

Learning outcomes

By the end of the year, the students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the acquisition or update of multi-disciplinary public health knowledge and skills relevant to their professional practice;
  • Understand and apply public health specialist knowledge critically and creatively to clinical and/or professional practice in public health;
  • Critically evaluate the knowledge base in each module content areas, and integrate understanding from different modules to enhance own and/or others’ professional practice;
  • Demonstrate transferable study skills appropriate to postgraduate level studies.

Compulsory modules (29 ECTS)

  • Key Issues in Global Public Health
  • Introduction to research methods
  • Introduction to Statistics and Critical Appraisal
  • Assessing Health Needs and Addressing Inequalities

Elective modules (4 optional modules to be chosen from the following list - 28 ECTS)

  • Using Policy to Strengthen Health Systems (7 ECTS)
  • Epidemiology - Strongly recommended (7 ECTS)
  • Public Health Informatics (7 ECTS)
  • Communicable Disease Control (7 ECTS)
  • Disaster and Emergency Management (7 ECTS)
  • Health Care Financing and Economic Evaluation (7 ECTS)
  • Sociology of Health and Illness (7 ECTS)
  • Health Promotion (7 ECTS)
  • Systematic Reviews and Critical Appraisal Techniques (7 ECTS)
  • Promoting Evidence-based Health Care (7 ECTS)

More information on SchARR website.

N.B.: This information corresponds to the current content of the modules and minor changes may occur in the programme for the next intake.

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 Y E A R   2  (60 ECTS)  
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