Master of Public Health
This is the essential programme for you if you are working in any area of public health: governmental organisations; health services management; policy and planning; housing; transport; community groups or NGOS and want to make a difference.
All of our modules are also available as Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses.
|DURATION:||One year (Full time)
2-6 years (Part time)
|START DATE(S):||September 2018|
The Master of Public Health (MPH) degree is internationally respected for its multidisciplinary focus and commitment to the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Health for All principles.
It is an essential programme if you are working in any area of public health: governmental organisations; health services management; policy and planning; housing; transport; community groups or NGOs. Our current students are medics, doctors, nurses, occupational therapists, pharmacists, environmental health officers and professionals from various sectors of health services.
A key strength of the Master of Public Health programme is the core skills and knowledge it provides in epidemiology, qualitative research methods and evaluation of policy and practice.
The programme reflects current changes in national and international policy. The practice of public health is very broad and consequently its practitioners come from a variety of backgrounds, as reflected in the broad range of expertise of our staff. Because of this, you have the opportunity to study a varied academic programme in depth, in an environment that is both challenging and supportive.
The MPH provides a solid foundation for public health research and practice in a variety of public, NGO, and international settings. With the knowledge and skills this programme will give you, you will be able to put public health principles into effect in a variety of settings including research, practice, policy and at the interface of applied research.
With its modular format and open learning facilities, the programme can be studied to Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma or Master’s level within the University. You can also take any of the modules as CPD.