MPH Master of Public Health

  • DeadlineStudy Details:

    1 Year

Course Description

This programme aims to develop your interest in, and knowledge and understanding of, Public Health Theory and Practice in a Global context. By global health we mean health issues impacting across the world including locally, regionally and nationally in Scotland and the UK.

The programme is relevant to UK and international students aiming to develop careers within public health as well as for those wishing to promote the health of the public as part of their current professional role. The programme takes a practical and applied approach and will equip you with the relevant transferable academic skills, professional/practical skills and knowledge to practice in a manner that achieves the purpose of public health i.e., dealing with pandemics, epidemics, reducing health inequalities and prolonging life through the implementation of a broad range of interventions to improve public health outcomes.

Entry Requirements

To apply you will need a Bachelor (Honours) Degree at 2:2 or above in a Health or Health Sciences related subject.

Other qualifications/experience which demonstrate through our recognition of prior learning process that you have appropriate knowledge and skills may be considered on an individual basis.


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Student Destinations

On successful completion of this programme, you will have the knowledge, understanding and skills to gain postgraduate-level employment in the field of public health practice in either a core public health role or in your field of practice with a wider public health focus. Alternatively, you may be eligible to apply to doctoral-level study in a public health related area at the University or to seek entry to doctoral-level study at another higher education institution.

Module Details

Modules that you will study* as part of this course

  • Applied Epidemiology Taught/Blended MPH ( HSC11161 )
  • Contemporary Global Issues in Public Health Taught/Blended
  • Programme ( HSC11163 )
  • Dissertation Module MPH Taught/Blended ( HSC11165 )
  • Leadership and Collaborative Working in Public Health MPH
  • Taught/Blended ( HSC11167 )
  • Principles and Theory of Public Health for Health Improvement
  • MPH Taught/Blended ( HSC11169 )
  • Research Methods MPH Taught/Blended Programme ( HSC11171 )

* These are indicative only and reflect the course structure in the current academic year. Some changes may occur between now and the time that you study.

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