Taught course

Public Health

King's College London · Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine

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Entry requirements

  • The Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine is one of the largest and most successful centres for research and education in the UK. Our academic excellence is widely recognised.
  • The Faculty has unparalleled expertise in basic, translational and clinical research; analytical and forensic science, asthma and allergy, biophysics and cell biology, cancer, cardiovascular, nutrition and diabetes, genetics, infection and immunology, imaging and biomedical engineering, transplantation immunology, pharmaceutical science, physiology and women’s health.
  • The course's notable academics include Professor Peter Littlejohns, Professor Martin Gulliford, Professor Janet Peacock and Professor Chris McKevitt, all highly regarded in their respective disciplines.
  • You can combine the development of a strong interdisciplinary foundation in public health with an opportunity to develop specialisms in the areas of Global and Mental Health.

Months of entry

January, March, May, June, September, October

Course content

This innovative 100% online course is taught by some of the world’s leading public health academics at the Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine at King's College London.

The Public Health MSc, PG Dip, PG Cert programme has a multidisciplinary study approach, which is highly academic and vocational at the same time. The knowledge provided can be positively applied to develop and shape health outcomes, and improve the wellbeing of communities.

Delivered flexibly with the same quality and academic rigour of our on-campus programmes, this online course will provide a critical understanding of public health practice.

For students who wish to focus on certain aspects of Public Health, we also offer two specialisms, in Global Health and Mental Health.

Whether you’re looking for a career change, career advancement or aiming to specialise, this 100% online master’s programme is ideal for professionals holding relevant medical and non-medical roles. It is also suitable for those seeking employment as graduate research workers, or wishing to progress to doctoral study level.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24-72 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Online Enrolment Service