MPH-Diploma Master of Public Health (Health Services Research)

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  • Objectives
    To provide a critical knowledge and understanding of both public health and health services research. To help students critically analyse the current evidence base related to public health and health care problems and develop practical solutions. To help students undertake high quality health services research and apply findings to public health practice.
  • Entry requirements
    Entry requirements Upper second class Honours degree in a related discipline and preferably some experience or knowledge of either health services research or public health. Students with English as a second language need to have achieved the University requirement of IELTS 7.0.
  • Academic title
    MPH/Diploma Master of Public Health (Health Services Research)
  • Course description
    Master of Public Health (Health Services Research)

    1 year full time, 2 years part time

    Designed for the academic and professional training needs of health services and public health researchers nationally and internationally.

    Course content

    Core units, including:

    -Needs assessment, planning and economic evaluation
    -Research methods
    -Introduction to statistics
    -Further methods in the design and analysis of health technology assessment
    -Qualitative research design and analysis
    -Systematic Reviews and Critical Appraisal

    Optional units, including:

    Advanced Economic Evaluation
    -Promoting evidence based healthcare

    Uncredited sessions, which last year include:

    -SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences)
    -Academic writing
    -Introduction to GIS modelling (Geographical information systems)
    tudent led sessions (presentations, journal clubs, movie screenings etc)

    During normal working hours.

    Part-time options include attendance on a one-day-per-week basis.



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