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Public Health

GCU London

Master
16 months
Duration
13500 GBP/year
8700 GBP/year
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About

Learn from our experienced teaching team working with researchers, graduates and external public health employers as part of an international force for the common good. The Public Health programme of Glasgow Caledonian University aims to prevent disease, promote health, and protect the health and well-being of the public through education, research and public health practice and service.

Overview

Study in Glasgow and London; on campus or remotely, you will realise the following key learning outcomes:

  • Gain an understanding of health inequalities and the social determinants of health
  • Awareness of data and ability to assess the population's health and well-being
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of public health interventions, programmes and services
  • Understand how to develop and implement public health policy and strategy
  • Gain an understanding of health protection and public health intelligence
  • Understand the key role of health economics in public health
  • Have the ability to interpret statistical methods to make appropriate recommendations
  • Propose evidence based interventions to address health inequalities using a social action approach

Graduate opportunities

The Public Health programme of Glasgow Caledonian University London is flexible to your career needs and provides four exit awards:

  • Master of Public Health
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health with Social Action
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health

Graduate employability is enhanced by external guest lectures and industry-led programme design which has been mapped to the Faculty of Public Health Core competency levels throughout.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Research Methods
  • The Principles and Theory of Public Health Practice
  • Epidemiology: Principles, Application and Evaluation in Practice
  • Social Action Approaches in Public Health
  • Health Economics
  • Applied Statistics and Data Analysis for Public Health

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 16 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place may be asked to achieve more than is stated.
  • UK honours degree 2:2 (or equivalent) in a relevant subject such as medicine, nursing, dentistry, allied health professions, microbiology or chemistry. If you can demonstrate experience or previous learning you will also be considered by submitting a Recognition of Prior Learning Application.
  • Academic IELTS score of 6.5 (or equivalent) with no element below 6.0.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 GBP per year and a duration of 16 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8700 GBP per year and a duration of 16 months.

Funding

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