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About

The online Master of Public Health students from University of Essex Online aren’t just studying a degree – they are changing the world around them. Designed with busy health professionals in mind, this programme will provide you with an ideal foundation to develop as an effective public health professional.

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Overview

Through the Public Health programme from University of Essex Online you’ll gain a critical understanding of the key concepts underlying global public health. You’ll explore a variety of public health areas such as how public health is dealt with across the globe.  You’ll be able to discuss the trends in diseases that affect global health and what it means for where you work.

Throughout this course, you’ll explore a broad range of topics including:

  • contemporary models and strategies to guide the design of effective health promotion activities
  • public health challenges of interest facing the global population
  • process of and application of techniques for population health needs assessment
  • the principles and methods of epidemiology with a particular focus on public health perspectives
  • the theory and practice of key personal development skills relevant to the healthcare domain

Finally, you’ll get a chance to put what you have learnt into practise when you undertake an independent research project in your dissertation.

Your future

As an MPH graduate, together with your previous experience, knowledge, skills and training, you will be well prepared to enter an array of roles in professions revolving around public health. Roles you could look at applying for include: Public Health Assistant, Officer or Manager, Health Communication Officer, Health Visitor, Public Health Consultant plus many more.

Accreditation

Royal Society For Public Health (RSPH) Membership

All MPH Master of Public Health (online) students will be provided with a 1 year student membership with the RSPH following the completion of their first module. Upon completion of your programme, you will be eligible to apply for Fellowship of RSPH.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Health Promotion
  • Topics in Public Health
  • Health Needs Assessment and Priority Setting
  • Epidemiology
  • Advanced Practice in Healthcare
  • Research Methods
  • Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

University of Essex Online have regular intakes throughout the year – apply now and you could start your course soon! 

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

In order to satisfy the academic entry route requirements for our Master of Public Health (MPH), you must have the following qualifications as a minimum:

  • an undergraduate degree from an approved institution, equivalent to a UK Honours degree, or a relevant professional qualification

In order to satisfy the work experience entry route requirements for our Master of Public Health (MPH), you must meet the following criteria:

  • at least three years’ experience in a relevant health field, supported by appropriate references.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5918 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11836 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    5918 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11836 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.

Funding

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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