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MScPGDipPGCert Public Health and Health Services Research

Newcastle University

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COURSE DURATION 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 AIMS 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. PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION The MSc comprises taught modules (120 credits) and a supervised project and dissertation (60 credits). Diploma and Certificate students complete the taught modules only (120 and 60 credits respectively). Topics include: fundamentals of research health statistics health and health care policy health care quality health economics health and society applied epidemiology further methods in health research public health protection public health intervention partnerships working for health health development ? a global perspective. Teaching is generally concentrated within one, two or three days per week depending on the chosen programme. TYPICAL FUNDING. For information about funding opportunities please see http:www.ncl.ac.ukpostgraduatefunding HOW TO APPLY For the quickest and easiest way to apply please visit our postgraduate online application site http:www.ncl.ac.ukpostgraduateapply FURTHER INFORMATION Candidates with non-standard qualifications will be invited for interview.

COURSE DURATION 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 AIMS 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...

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