Taught course

Master of Public Health

University of Hertfordshire · School of Life and Medical Sciences

Entry requirements

  • Good Bachelor’s degree (minimum 2.2 or equivalent) in a relevant discipline, or relevant experience in the area of public health may be considered in place of a degree
  • GCSE (or equivalent) in English with minimum grade C or IELTS score of 7.0 (minimum of 6.5 in any band)
  • GCSE (or equivalent) in Mathematics with minimum grade C

For candidates who have no formal qualifications, candidates will be required to complete a number of selection activities which may include:

  • Completion of a self-assessment questionnaire based on the competency requirement of the Faculty of Public Health
  • Submission of a short written discussion about a public health peer-reviewed article (which will be supplied to the candidate)
  • Participation in an interview
Supporting documents required
  • Copies of the front and back of your undergraduate degree transcript and certificate
  • Your CV
  • English language GCSE at grade C or above (or equivalent - you should have a score of 7.0 overall if presenting an IELTS test)
  • Mathematics GCSE at grade C or above (or equivalent)
  • Substantial personal statement about why you want to study this programme, what you hope to gain from the course and where you see your future development taking your career
  • Copy of the photo page of your passport
  • One academic or professional reference.

Find out more about international entry requirements

Months of entry

January, May, September

Course content

MPH provides flexible, accredited on-campus industry-connected study.

The course enables sudents to have:

  • be taught by expert teaching staff within Life and Medical Science, Nursing and Social Work and The Business School at the University of Hertfordshire.
  • This MPH combined work of public health theory, practice
  • Excellence: Hertfordshire was ranked 2nd in the East of England for Social Policy (2023 Complete University Guide).
  • Level 7

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

This is the campus-based course. We also have an online route with two optional research and workplacement pathways.

Course contact details

Dr Marvelle Brown