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Postgraduate Diploma Online

Public Health

University of Essex Online

16 months
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5918 GBP/year
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About

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

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Overview

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

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

Courses include:

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

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 16 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

120 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 PG Dip Public Health, 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 PG Dip Public Health, 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 7891 GBP for the full programme during 16 months.
  • National

    5918 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7891 GBP for the full programme during 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.

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