MSc Public Health
This programme covers the whole breadth of public health, encompassing high-, middle- and low-income countries. You will be able to follow a general public health course or concentrate on one of five more specific streams. The decision of which stream to follow will depend on your needs and can be discussed with the programme directors.
Compulsory modules for all students:
- Basic Statistics for Public Health & Policy
- Basic Epidemiology
- Introduction to Health Economics
- Principles of Social Research
You will also take two further modules during Term 1 from a selected list. Depending on your choice of stream, one of these may be compulsory. During Terms 2 and 3, in addition to stream-specific modules, you will be able to choose modules from a wide selection covering all aspects of public health.
Health Promotion stream
Provides you with a sound understanding of the theoretical and empirical basis of health promotion. Modules for this stream include Foundations for Health Promotion; Health Promotion Approaches and Methods; Health Promotion Integrating Module.
Typical graduate careers: practice, management, research and teaching in health promotion, public health, health policy and related fields at all levels.
Duration: one year full-time or two years part-time. Students can choose to attend part-time throughout both years or by split-study.
Programme directors: Dr Ford Hickson, Dr Jennifer Gosling, Dr Shakoor Hajat, Ms Wendy MacDowall, Dr Dalya Marks, Ms Kiran Nanchahal
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