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Master of Public Health MPh

University of Aberdeen · College of Life Sciences and Medicine

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You study core topics required for professional accreditation in public health, relevant to UK and international markets. The programme offers an excellent range of specialist elective options to allow you to tailor your needs and interests developing skills aimed at your professional career in public health practice or academic career.

You can study epidemiology, statistics, public health, psychology, sociology, philosophy, economics and management. You learn with students from other disciplines from various professional and cultural backgrounds.You don't need any particular specialist knowledge (e.g. clinical) to study this programme.

Courses include: Applied Statistics, Epidemiology, Generic Skills, Health Behaviour and Behaviour Change, Fundamentals of Research Design, Health Economics, Evidence Based Health, Health Needs Assessment, The Leadership Challenge, Qualitative Health Research, Health Informatics, Values and Ethics in Public Health, Health Systems and Policy Research, Systematic Reviewing and your research project.


Why Study at Aberdeen?

  • You study at a top medical school ranked first in Scotland for Public Health, Health Service Research and Primary Care and Business and Management (Ref 2014) and top 10 in the UK.
  • The Foresterhill Health Campus is one of the largest clinical complexes in Europe to draw upon knowledge from professionals and researchers

Quick Facts

  • Start Date – September
  • Delivery – Campus
  • Study Options – Full Time, Part Time
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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

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