MPH/Diploma/Certificate Master of Public Health
School of Health and Related Research, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health
We tackle some of the world’s greatest health challenges to improve the health and care of people across the globe.
About the course
Course description 2017
The course is designed to provide you with the research, evaluation and analytical skills you need to understand and undertake a wide range of public health activities, in a national and international context.
Our modules set public health in an international context, so the course attracts students from all over the world.
- Key Issues in Global Public Health
- Introduction to Research Methods
- Introduction to Statistics and Critical Appraisal
- Health Needs Assessment, Planning and Evaluation
Examples of optional modules
- Health Promotion
- Leading and Managing Health Services
- Communicable Disease
- Disaster and Emergency Management
- Using Policy to Strengthen Health Systems
- Health Care Financing and Economic Evaluation
- Sociology of Health and Illness
- Further Statistics for Health Science Researchers
- Social Determinants of Health Inequalities
- Systematic Reviews and Critical Appraisal Techniques
- Promoting Evidence-Based Health Care
- Public Health Informatics
- Contemporary Health Psychology and Behaviour Change
Teaching and assessment
There are lectures, seminars, tutorials and independent study. You’re assessed on coursework, examinations and a dissertation.
- 1 year full-time
- 2/3 years part-time
2:1 honours degree, or a recognised medical degree or significant experience in public health.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.
If you'd like to know more about any aspect of our courses, contact us:
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The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.