Taught course

Master of Public Health (MPH)

University of Exeter · University of Exeter Medical School

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Entry requirements

We welcome applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds. You will have, or be predicted, at least a 2:2 degree in a relevant subject such as Life, Health or Medical Science degrees, or intercalating medical students, with relevant public health work experience.

We will also welcome applications from people who can demonstrate evidence of significant Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) experience.
For full information, including English language requirements and international equivalencies, please see the relevant programme page found in the postgraduate section of our website.

Months of entry


Course content

  • Unifying the best and most relevant elements of our local expertise and global networks in environment and health, global health, complexity in healthcare, systems approaches to leadership and partnership working, and collaborative decision-making
  • Designed to develop public health leaders of the future, with learning centred around complexity, leadership and decision-making
  • Designed so that students would have the knowledge needed to undertake Part A examinations of the Faculty of Public Health
  • Developed against leading international standard for public health teaching and learning
Our Master of Public Health (MPH) will help you to become a compassionate and inclusive leader ready to address the biggest health challenges faced in our local and global communities. This course combines the expertise of our world-renowned public health experts with specialists in leadership and management in our outstanding Business School.
Our introductory module, Problem Structuring and Solving in Public Health, looks at how public health decision-makers think through the kinds of challenging problems they encounter in their work. It will introduce you to the key frameworks and tools leaders use to understand and develop solutions to public health problems.
Why Exeter?
In the College of Medicine and Health we specialise in research-led teaching and in developing socially accountable graduates who are collaborative leaders, committed to life-long scholarship for the service of patients and the public. We work closely with our healthcare collaborators in the region, and across the globe, to ensure we are meeting the complex needs of a changing healthcare sector.
This programme is being developed in association with the University of Exeter Business School.
Visit our website to learn more and submit an application.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

College of Medicine and Health
+44 (0)1392 725500