Department of Health Sciences


We are home to international health science research with strengths across epidemiology, medical statistics, public health, health services and psychiatry.

Learn from academics who are forging new ideas and technologies to secure people's health and well-being, and get everything you need to achieve progression in your healthcare career.

Career destinations of our recent alumni include:

  • Medical Doctor
  • University Lecturer
  • Working for the Medical Research Council, London

Our postgraduate courses

Medical Statistics MSc
1-3 years, full- or part-time
This is for you if... you want a vocational course that will focus on the application of statistical methods to real-life problems in medicine and healthcare, giving you excellent prospects in securing a career or further study.

Quality and Safety in Healthcare MSc, PGDip, PGCert
1-2 years, full- or part-time
This is for you if... you want to improve your knowledge of the theory and practice of improving quality and safety in healthcare, in an institution renowned for its world-leading research in this area.

Applied Health Research MRes, PGCert
6 months to 2 years, full- or part-time
This is for you if... you want to study and practise applied health research at an advanced level.

Distance learning

Diabetes MSc, PGDip, PGCert
9-27 months, by distance learning
This is for you if... you want the flexibility of studying by distance learning whilst expanding your knowledge, skills and confidence in diabetes care to improve outcomes in patient care and personal career progression.

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