MSc: 12 months full time; 24 or 36 months part time
PGDip: 9 months full time; 21 months part time
PGCert: 9 months part time
Fees per academic year 2013-14
UK and EU: full time £6,250 (MSc); £4,170 (PGDip); £2,085 (PGCert) part time fees available on request
International: full time £15,500 (MSc); £10,335 (PGDip); £5,170 (PGCert) part time fees
More information is available about tuition fees and discounts.
The programme is for those who wish to pursue a career in the British National Health Service (or its equivalent in another country), academic health care, voluntary organisations or local authorities involved in health improvement. This programme covers: the factors that can influence the health of populations and the provision of health and health care; research skills; and how to apply research findings to improve health and the delivery of health care services. It is suitable as preparation for the Part A examination of the Faculty of Public Health.
The MSc comprises taught modules and a supervised project and dissertation. Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate students complete the taught modules only.
Teaching is generally concentrated within one, two or three days per week depending on the chosen programme.
Find out more detailed information about the programme modules
An upper-second-class Honours degree, or equivalent, in a relevant subject.
Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 7.5 with a minimum of 7.0 in writing, TOEFL 107 (Internet-based), or equivalent.
Our INTO Newcastle University Centre can provide extra tuition to help you meet the University's English language requirements.
The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has rules for international students regarding minimum English language requirements.
International Students, consult your own government for funding. The University offers International Scholarships, and there are funding opportunities by external organisations available.
Students should consult their employers for sponsorship opportunities.
Visit our postgraduate application site.
There is no closing date for this programme. However, international students applying for September 2013 entry should apply by Friday 12 July 2013 to ensure that they have time to put appropriate arrangements in place.
Please note: As a formal condition of the offer to study at Newcastle University, students from outside the UK/EU are required to pay a deposit of £1,500 or submit an official letter of sponsorship for their chosen programme. The deposit payment is non refundable, but will be deducted from tuition fees upon registration.
Candidates with non-standard qualifications will be invited for interview.
This programme is within the subject area of Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Services Research.