Taught course

Master of Public Health

Edinburgh Napier University · School of Health and Social Care

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.

Months of entry


Course content

This course is experiential, and the learning is contextual and authentic: principles taught can be applied to your public health practice.

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.

Fees and funding

Visit Edinburgh Napier's website for details of course fees. We have a number of bursaries and scholarships available to our students.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MPH
    24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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