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Health Services Research MSc

Newcastle University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Newcastle University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Students on the Health Services Research MSc gain the high-level skills required to carry out in-depth applied public health research.

About this course

The MSc in Health Services Research is for those who are seeking to gain or enhance a high level of health research skills. It is also for those who wish to pursue a career in public health or health services delivery and analysis in the UK and internationally with:

the UK National Health Service (or its equivalent abroad)
local government
the voluntary sector
academic healthcare

This is a specialist MSc to provide you with a wide range of health services research methodologies, and with a high standard within those methodologies. You can be confident after successfully completing the course that you will have the skills to be able to proceed with a PhD or tackle higher-level analyses in your area of health services research.

The Health Services Research MSc is based in the Institute of Health & Society in Newcastle University’s medical school, the Faculty of Medical Sciences. The Institute, headed by Prof Allyson Pollock, is one of the UK’s leading public health departments.

The MSc in Health Services Research grows out of the Institute’s determination to undertake research and teaching to:

reduce health inequalities
address social injustice
improve population health locally, nationally, and internationally.

What you'll learn

What you'll learn

Among the areas covered are:

systematic reviewing and critical appraisal
evaluative methods in health services research
applications of epidemiology to public health
tackling and challenging health inequalities and other social determinants of health
health systems and healthcare policy.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 22,800per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    13th out of 35 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    185 76%

    14th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    13th

    1

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