12 months
14500 GBP/year
7800 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Applied Public Health programme from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is an innovative course which will strengthen your capacity to meet the varied and diverse demands of public health work and reduce health inequalities.

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You’ll develop the skills required to meet existing and emerging challenges in public health. This includes leadership, communication, project management, resource management and evaluation and collaborative working. 

Why study with us

This Applied Public Health programme from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) covers a range of public health disciplines including health protection, healthy settings, epidemiology, media and communication, along with global, national and local issues relating to public health.

There’s a strong emphasis on appropriate tools and techniques, evidence based approaches and the application of theory to public health practice.

We use action learning to underpin the need to work in partnership and engage in reflective practice.

Future careers

With an MSc in Applied Public Health you can work as a Public Health Practitioner, and also advance your career by progressing towards registration as a Specialist Practitioner in Public Health.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Needs Assessment for Primary Care
  • Global Public Health Challenges
  • Public Health and Wellbeing: Strategies and Interventions
  • Risk Management in Health Protection
  • Healthy and Sustainable Settings: Theory, Policy and Practice
  • Applied Public Health Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

UK students can apply all year round. 


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180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Starting from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) and/or in United Kingdom, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should hold a degree or equivalent in related subject
  • Applications from all candidates will be considered on their merits in the light of the nature and scope of the programme and if they have experience followed by an initial advisory interview
  • A detailed admissions procedure will be forwarded on application

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7800 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time: £867 per 20 credits (UK)

Living costs for Preston

751 - 1425 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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