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About

Students in the Public Health programme at the 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 at the 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.

Programme Structure

Teaching methods and style

  • Essex Online is a 100% online education provider, so we use a state-of-the art Virtual Learning Environment to deliver teaching, resources and assessments. The system tracks and manages the learning process in real-time and provides you with immediate access to your learning materials. The VLE allows both students and tutors to actively take part in real-time conversations and listen to and view live lectures and seminars.
  • You are supported throughout your course by a dedicated Student Adviser and have opportunities to regularly interact with fellow students and your tutor. To ensure you receive the support you need from your tutor, University of Essex Online caps the class sizes at 20 students. 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

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

Work experience

Experience in a relevant health field, supported by appropriate references.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5611 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11222 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5611 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11222 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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