Taught course

Public Health

University of Essex Online · University of Essex Online

Entry requirements

In order to satisfy the Academic Entry Route requirements for this course you must have the following qualifications as a minimum:

  • An undergraduate degree from an approved institution equivalent to a UK Honours degree or a relevant professional qualification.

In order to satisfy the Work Experience Entry Route requirements for this course you must meet the following criteria as a minimum:

  • At least 5 years’ relevant senior level work experience.

Months of entry

February, June, October

Course content

The Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health is an advanced qualification designed to equip busy health professionals with a recognised qualification from a top UK university while continuing to work at the same time.

The knowledge and skills you develop will help to expand your sphere of influence in a current health role or provide a base from which to explore employment opportunities in a public health setting. If you pass the Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health successfully, and feel confident to continue with your studies, we will give you the option to enrol on further modules to complete the Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health or the full Master of Public Health programme.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


8 months

Course contact details

Enquiries Team
+44 (0) 800 0527 526