Entry requirements

  • First degree (2:2) or equivalent qualification, in an appropriate subject.

Those without formal qualifications should demonstrate relevant work experience and the ability to study at postgraduate level.

English language requirements

You can find out more about our English language requirements. This course requires the following:

  • Band A
  • International students will be required to show sufficient competence in English (IELTS 6.5 overall with 6.5 in the reading and writing components and no component below 6).

Months of entry


Course content

Public health spans a broad range of issues and subject areas and is suitable if you are looking to explore complex health challenges on a global scale.

Our course has a choice of pathways to enable you to pursue the area of public health you find most relevant and interesting. Pathways include: global health, health services and an academic route centred on health economics, epidemiology and research methods. Alternatively, you can select options from different pathways.

At the end of the Master’s, you will have the opportunity to complete either a dissertation or professional project on a topic of your choice. Previous projects have focused on a broad array of topics, including childhood obesity, flu vaccination uptake within care home staff and models of primary care for homeless patients.

Skills from this degree

  • Analytical skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Communication skills
  • Statistical skills

Fees and funding

See University website

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)2476 574261