Taught course

Chronic Disease Management

St Mary's University, Twickenham, London · St Mary's University, Twickenham, London

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree or above from a UK university, or equivalent, in a relevant subject.
Relevant degrees include nutrition, biosciences and applied health degrees (such as nursing, medicine or allied health), health and exercise science or social science.
Individual consideration will be given to those who have obtained a 2:2 degree classification (or equivalent). Evidence of recent academic study - or a period of professional experience with responsibilities in a relevant field - is also required.

Months of entry


Course content

The burden of chronic disease in our society is growing, and innovative methods and highly trained individuals are needed to successfully tackle the problem from all sides. This vocational degree provides you with the opportunity to enhance your skills, knowledge and understanding of facilitating, managing and supporting behaviour change at individual, group and population levels.

There's a need in a range of public health settings- including clinical, healthcare, social care and public health departments - for highly skilled, autonomous and analytical employees that specialise in the prevention, assessment and management of chronic diseases.

This degree aims to expand your research expertise, helping you to obtain a Public Health Skills and Knowledge Framework Passport, and enhancing your ability to tackle chronic disease in individuals and through public bodies.

This Master's programme is ideal if you're looking to progress your current career and provides the vital skills and experience necessary to embark on a career working with individuals and groups to tackle chronic disease.

Information for international students

International students should check our country-specific pages for equivalents. English language requirements also apply.

Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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For information about fees - along with information about financing your studies - please check the Fees & Funding section of our website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


full time
12 months


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Dr Anne Majumdar
020 8240 4073