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The Department of Health Services Research and Management (HSRM) brings together a multidisciplinary range of expertise to deliver excellence in teaching and research.
Our well-established and unique programmes are designed to help students contribute to better health systems nationally and globally through management, policy, practice, and leadership.
The national and global research activities within the Department span public health, health psychology, health management, innovation and change, and food and health policy through a One Health lens and are supported by three research centres.
The department offers a range of courses at postgraduate taught and research degree level.
See which course is right for you:
- MSc Food Policy
- MSc Health Policy
- MSc Health Management
- MSc Psychology of Health and Well-being
- Master of Public Health (MPH).
The School of Health & Psychological Sciences believes that exceptional academic and clinical performance should be recognised and rewarded, we therefore have several scholarships available for students.
Visit the School of Health & Psychological Sciences Postgraduate funding page for more information.
Continuing Personal and Professional Development courses
The Centre for Health Services Research is led by Professor Janet Anderson and Dr Enrique Castro-Sanchez.
The Centre comprises 5 research groups:
- Social Science Studies of Healthcare and Technology
- Health Psychology Research
- Acute and Critical Care Research
- Global Public Health Research
- Quality of Healthcare for Older People.
The Centre for Food Policy (formerly based in Department of Sociology and Criminology) is led by Professor Corinna Hawkes.
The Centre's research falls into three themes:
- Systems approaches to decision-making in food policy
- Policies to reshape the food system
- Generating insights from “lived experience” for more equitable, effective food policy.
The Centre for Healthcare Innovation Research (CHIR) (Interdisciplinary - joint Centre with SHPS and Bayes Business School) is led by Dr Charitini Stavropoulou.
CHIR is developing new professional and executive development courses which build on the extensive experience and reputation of City in the education of professionals in various disciplines such as:
- language and communication
- business and management
- medical leadership.
You can find out more about each member of staff, including their latest publications and their contact details, by following the links below.
- Leyla Ahmet
- Dr Stefano Brini
- Dr Clara Bergen
- Dr Yaru Chen
- Dr Jenna Hunter
- Dr Anna Isaacs
- Dr Mary Lavelle
- Dr Kathleen Mulligan (Senior Research Fellow)
- Dr Sally O'Keeffe
- Dr Laura Pereira
- Dr Rosalind Sharpe
- Dr Alexandra Ziemann
- Dr Mark Spires
- Dr Adrian White
- Stephanie Walton
- Dr Bethan Hatherall
- Dr Cathryn Salisbury
- Siobhan Carpenter
- Elaine Hudson
- Bridget Dwyer
Honorary Visiting Professors
- Professor Amanda Burls
- Professor Roland Petchey
The School of Health & Psychological Sciences brings together students and staff from over 60 countries and a global community of alumni and partners. Our goal is to create a truly international community for our staff and students, where a global outlook is embedded in our education, research and partnerships.
What we do
We provide future healthcare professionals with the education, training and skills they need in order to be employable and culturally-agile in an interconnected world.
We produce world-leading research that addresses issues of global concern and shapes policy and practice in the wider world.
We draw on our long-standing and new partnerships with world-leading universities, in order to provide global opportunities for staff, students and those who visit us.
Staff from the department have been involved in developing global healthcare, alongside research collaborations, for example by delivering executive leadership training for senior nurses at the National Guard Health Affairs in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Some ongoing collaborations include:
- Murdoch University and the Australian Alzheimer's Research Foundation
- The Department of Psychology and Speech-Language Pathology, University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University
- The Togolese Ministries of Health and Education and Togolese nursing and midwifery schools
- University of California, Los Angeles
- A teaching exchange with SRH Hochschule, Berlin
- University of Turku and University of Helsinki.
International traineeships and Summer Schools usually take place during the summer break across various disciplines and subject areas
For more information
For more information on the School’s international activities, please see details on each of the School's Department pages.
To discuss opportunities for a partnership with the School of Health & Psychological Sciences, please contact: Dr Raheelah Ahmad, Director for Global Engagement for the School of Health & Psychological Sciences.