Taught course

Public Health

Institution
Newcastle University · Faculty of Medical Sciences
Qualifications
MPHPGDip

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Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a medical, health or social sciences discipline. You can also apply if you have successfully completed the fourth year of the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) course, or equivalent.

If you have a different background you will be considered on an individual basis. If you have non-standard qualifications then you will be invited to an interview.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This master's in Public Health (MPH) and postgraduate diploma helps you pursue a career in public health in the UK and internationally with:

  • the UK National Health Service (or its equivalent abroad)
  • local government
  • the voluntary sector
  • academic healthcare.

A public health doctor must consider issues at many levels, including:

  • societal (eg health inequalities)
  • demographic (ageing and long term conditions)
  • cultural (eg changing public attitudes to health and wellness)
  • social (eg drug and alcohol abuse).

You'll address these issues with a range of advanced research skills. You'll study how to apply research findings to improve health and health services

You'll study in the Population and Health Sciences Institute in the Faculty of Medical Sciences.

Information for international students

English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 7.0 overall (with at least 7.0 in writing).

Fees and funding

See Fees and Funding tab in the Programme information in our online Prospectus.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MPH
    part time
    26-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    part time
    9-21 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Public Health Programme Team, Medical Sciences Graduate School
Email
pghealth@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 8755