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Public Health

University of Essex Online

Postgraduate Diploma Online
16 months
Duration
5611 GBP/year
5611 GBP/year
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About

Is public health a passion of yours? Do you hope to change your working environment and improve public health in your sector? Then the Public Health programme at the University of Essex Online could be the right choice for you.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

On the  Public Health programme at the University of Essex Online , you will gain a deeper understanding of public health, as well as exploring the core epidemiological concepts within disease.

You will also learn how to confidently measure and interpret population level data; increasing your ability to assess priorities, promote public health and consider the wider determinants of population health.

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

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
    • 16 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 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 7482 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 16 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5611 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7482 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 16 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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