Research course

Doctor of Public Health

University of Chester · Faculty of Health and Social Care

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally have, or expect to obtain, at least a 2:1 honours degree in Public Health or health and social care related discipline. Substantial prior research or professional experience may, in some instances, be acceptable in place of an appropriate degree qualification.

Months of entry


Course content

The DrPH is designed to enable students to integrate and apply internationally effective public health knowledge in a variety of contexts specific to their needs, and will facilitate international students to place their experiences from this programme in the context of their national agendas.

Our DrPH takes an innovative multidisciplinary approach, drawing upon international experts in:

  • health economics
  • health protection
  • communicable disease
  • epidemiology
  • social justice
  • health promotion
  • biostatistics
  • health and social policy.

The programme was developed to provide students with the cutting-edge research experience, knowledge and skills to enable students to undertake strategic leadership in the world of public health.

Qualification and course duration


part time
48-84 months
full time
24-48 months

Course contact details

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