This course will provide students with a systematic and critical understanding of the key concepts underlying public health. Through its alignment with the Public Health Skills and Knowledge Framework this course will develop your ability to undertake independent research culminating in a dissertation project as a capstone to your studies.
The Master of Public Health (MPH) programme online from University of Essex Online is the most comprehensive of our Public Health programmes, incorporating the opportunity to complete an independent piece of original research.
Building on the Postgraduate Diploma module base, you will also study research design and critical appraisal and complete a dissertation project of your choosing. In addition, you will have the opportunity to complete two further optional modules to tailor your study further. The course culminates in the completion of a dissertation research project where you will have the opportunity to put what you have learned into practice and demonstrate your ability to undertake independent research.
We are dedicated to improving employability amongst our graduates. Our online courses give you the opportunity to improve your career prospects and earning potential with a mix of key skills that are directly transferable to the workplace.
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. These include:
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You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
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We have flexible entry requirements:
Academic Entry Route
If English is not your first language, IELTS (Academic) 6.5 or equivalent. If you do not hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification, we require students to pass a free online English test.
Work Experience Entry Route
At least 5 year(s) of work experience are required.
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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