Description

On this course, you’ll receive instruction in core public health skills including epidemiology, statistics and research methods. As well as giving you the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge of a range of topics; evidence-based public health and 21st Century Global Public Health Challenges. The focus of the curriculum is on the social determinants of health (which makes it unique among the other Greater Manchester universities).

This course aligns to the Public Health Skills and Knowledge Framework (2016). In this regard, the course will equip you with the core skills you’ll need to to effectively interpret and understand key areas of health research and how this can be used to inform and drive policy. You’ll also  learn how to use this insight to inform and drive public health.

Study Details:

1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

Module Details:

Epidemiology and Statistics for Public Health
Research Methods Applied to Public Health
Evidence-Based Public Health
Study Skills for Public Health
21st Century Global Public Health Challenges
Dissertation

Student Destinations

Professionals who wish to develop the skills and knowledge to take a lead role in areas such as prevention, promotion, protection and international health.

With this qualification, you’ll 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 health promotion, health policy development, research or health advocacy.

Full time students on this course can apply for student membership with The Royal Society of Public Health.

Fees

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Entry Requirements

We will accept an Honours degree, normally a 2.2 or above, preferably in a health-related subject.An equivalent academic or professional qualification from the UK or elsewhere.

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