Taught course

International Public Health

Institution
Liverpool John Moores University · Faculty of Education, Health and Community
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Entry requirements (Home)

You will need a good Honours degree in a health or social science-related discipline. Equivalent professional qualifications and experience will also be considered.

International applicants require:

  • Equivalent qualifications
  • An IELTs score of 6.5 or above (with a minimum 5.5 in each component), or an equivalent English Language qualification

This course will only run subject to minimum numbers.

Entry requirements (International)

LJMU welcomes applications from international students. In addition to normal entry requirements, you will be expected to demonstrate a very good level of English language competence, for this programme an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent (with a minimum 5.5 in each component) is required.

Please note: international students entering on a Tier 4 visa cannot study part time. Students entering the UK on alternate types of visa may be in a position to study part time. Please contact LJMU’s International Admissions Team for further details before making your application.

In order to obtain a visa you will also need to show evidence that the money required to cover your tuition fees and living expenses has been in your bank account for at least 28 days prior to submitting your visa application. So please make sure that your finances are in place before applying. For more details, go to our international website.

For advice on any aspect of the application process, please contact LJMU’s International Admissions Team.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Study for a Masters-level qualification at Liverpool John Moores University’s renowned Public Health Institute. International Public Health offers a broad-based understanding of health and its social and environmental determinants.

  • Masters degree available to study full time (one year) and part time (two years)
  • Study at LJMU's world renowned Public Health Institute
  • Develop a broad-based understanding of health and its social and environmental determinants
  • Follow a curriculum informed by key international strategies, the Sustainable Development Goals and Social Determinants of Health
  • Support and guidance for placement learning opportunities
  • This course will only run subject to minimum numbers

Course content focuses on public health issues in low and middle income countries although you will also, of course, gain a valuable insight into public health issues in the UK and the rest of Europe.

The course will enhance your capacity to improve the health of the populations you serve and reduce health inequality. It will also develop your critical, analytical, research, collaborative working and evaluation skills - all key requirements in the dynamic public health sector.
The Centre for Public Health offers a flexible approach to learning with full and part time study options available. Many modules are stand-alone CPD courses, helping you to plan your education around your work and family life.

With an emphasis on guided independent learning, you can expect to attend University two days a week (full time) or one day a week (part time). You can, however, spread your learning over a longer period if you prefer.

On joining the course you will be appointed a personal tutor who will provide academic and pastoral support. You will also have at least one supervisor for the duration of your dissertation module.

Formal Teaching takes place in Tithebarn Street which is part of the city centre campus. This vibrant location offers everything you could possibly need during your studies. Tutorial space is also available in the nearby Henry Cotton building.

Information for international students

International applicants are required to demonstrate equivalent qualifications to the standard requirements for entry when applying for courses at LJMU.

Students must also demonstrate a proficiency in communicating through English, for example via an IELTS tests or equivalent.

Please note: UK visa restrictions mean that international students are only permitted to study on a full-time basis.

Please contact LJMU’s International Team for more information and advice.

Fees and funding

Please see the course page for more information.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
courses@ljmu.ac.uk
Phone
0151 231 5090