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Public Health (Online Learning)

The University of Edinburgh

36 months
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About

The Public Health (Online Learning) programme at The University of Edinburgh is based on a longstanding tradition of academic teaching and research in public health at the University of Edinburgh. 

Overview

Public health is about preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through the efforts of society.

Who this programme is for

Whether you are already a working professional in this area, or new to the subject, this Master of Public Health (MPH) is the ideal programme for those wishing to address today's problems in public health. 

The Public Health (Online Learning) programme at The University of Edinburgh provides you with an understanding of how different scientific disciplines can be used to investigate and then develop the best professional practice in epidemiology, public health and the social science of health.

The programme is designed to provide an entry point to either the public health profession or public health research for those new to the subject, but also to provide sufficient depth for the benefit of existing public health professionals.

The range of elective courses reflects the multidisciplinary nature of the subject.

Career opportunities

The programme will equip you with an extensive Public Health knowledge which will improve employment prospects in the evolving public health arena.

Students have found excellent opportunities in government, health department, research, policy-making, NGO, charity and international settings.

The Masters can also offer a good basis for further study in the form of a PhD or Professional Doctorate.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Epidemiology for Public Health Practice
  • Fundamentals of Health Economics
  • Public Policy for Health
  • Research Design for Public and Global Health
  • Societies, Reproduction and Health 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits
  • MSc - 180
  • PgDip - 120
  • PgCert - 60
  • PgProfDev - 50

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent in medicine, nursing, social science, science, biomedicine, or other related discipline. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5735 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5735 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    5735 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5735 GBP per year during 36 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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