MPH Public HealthDirect applications

    Course Overview

    Duration: One year full-time or two years part-time.
  • Public Health is an interdisciplinary area which aims to prevent disease, prolong life and promote health. It addresses broad issues that can affect the health and well-being of individuals, families, communities, populations, and societies. This programme is aimed at graduates and professionals from a range of backgrounds and will develop your knowledge, skills and capabilities in key areas such as health surveillance, intervention, leadership and policy development.

    The programme is both for students who want to enter the field of public health and for those already working as a health professional who want to progress their career. There will be opportunities to engage with employers and real-world projects and for those already in employment there will be  opportunities to network and develop their understanding and competences.

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  • 1st Year CLOSE
    • Epidemiology and statistics for public health*
    • Promoting and maintaining health and wellbeing*
    • Health policy, management and economics*
    • Contemporary global public health issues
    • Nutrition and public health
    • Social psychology and public health
    • Dissertation

Entry Requirements & Fees

Career Opportunities

Graduates will be well placed to apply for public health roles in local or national government health departments. The range of jobs varies widely, and can include epidemiology, environmental health, health education, health promotion, health policy development, research and health advocacy.

While studying students on this course can apply for student membership with The Royal Society of Public Health and upon completion of the course students will be eligible to apply for a fellowship membership.

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