|Study location||United Kingdom, Sheffield|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
A good 2:1 or first class honours degree in geography or a related subject
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
These should be supplied and signed by academic staff at institutions where you have studied previously. They must be presented on the official letter-headed paper of the relevant institution. If you have been out of education for the last two years, you can send one academic reference plus one from your current employer if you wish.
This course is taught with the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR).
You’ll develop an understanding of the interventions necessary to improve the health of communities in the Global South.
By exploring contemporary theory, policy and practice in public health and international development, you’ll gain the skills to tackle these challenges working in a public health and development role.
There’s an emphasis on applying theory to the everyday complexities of health and development.
Ideas and Practice in International Development
Introduction to Research Methods
Key Issues in Global Public Health
Using Policy to Strengthen Health Systems
Dissertation with Placement
Professional Skills for Development
International Development Field Class, currently in either Kenya or Nepal
Data, Visualisation and GIS
Living with Climate Change in the Global South
The Political Economy of Natural Resource-led Development in the Global South
Informatics for Public Health
Communicable Disease Control
Disaster and Emergency Management
Cities of Diversity
Cities of ‘the South’: planning for informality
You’ll take part in a 10-day field trip where you can put your research skills into practice. Recent classes visited the West Pokot region of Kenya, urban and rural areas of Nepal, the suburbs of Cairo and India.