Taught course

Public Health

Institution
Bournemouth University · Faculty of Health and Social Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 or equivalent in any subject. Experience or insight into related work/study/research is usually required.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Why study MSc Public Health at BU?

  • Learn about epidemiology and critical evaluation techniques to identify what influences the health of national and international populations and determine their health status and needs
  • Formulate your own health solutions, consider the role and function of partnership working to improve public health, as well as critically evaluate health strategies
  • You’ll have the opportunity to focus your assignment work on your own specific public health-related interests
  • The course attracts students internationally, so you’ll study alongside students from across the world, sharing experiences and widening perspectives on public health issues
  • You will be able to apply for student membership of The Royal Society for Public Health
  • Choose to study full-time, part-time or take standalone units.

Who is this course suited to?

We welcome professionals from a range of backgrounds, not necessarily in healthcare – past students have included doctors, teachers, nurses, midwives and community public health workers.

Public health involves multi-agency involvement and partnerships and the course is suited to those with interests such as public health, community development, housing, environment, health promotion, transport, environmental health, partnerships, quality improvement and epidemiology.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 6.5 (Academic) or above, with a minimum of 5.5 in writing, speaking, listening and reading.

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,500
International students
£14,500

For fees and funding information, please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/pg-funding

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Future Students Enquiry Team
Email
futurestudents@bournemouth.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1202 961916