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Public Health

The University of Edinburgh

Master
12 months
Duration
21600 GBP/year
10700 GBP/year
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About

The Public Health programme at The University of Edinburgh is the ideal programme if you are a professional or new to the subject and you wish to address today’s problems in public health.

Overview

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

This programme is taught on-campus, but we also offer a part-time MPH by online distance learning which may suit those who wish to continue working while studying, or who are unable to come to Edinburgh.

You will gain an understanding of how different scientific disciplines can be used to investigate and then develop the best professional practice in epidemiology, public health and social science, ethics and health.

This Public Health programme at The University of Edinburgh is affiliated with the University's Global Health Academy.

Career opportunities

The programme will prepare you for a career in research or academia, professional public-health service, clinical epidemiology, health technology assessment, public-health protection and a wide range of national and international organisations concerned with preventing disease and improving the health of populations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dissertation Planning
  • Principles of Public Health
  • Introduction to Epidemiology
  • Introduction to Qualitative Research
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Introduction to Systematic Reviews
  • Advanced Epidemiology
  • Communicable Disease Control and Environmental Health
  • Developing and Evaluating Complex Public Health Interventions

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
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).
7

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

  • International

    21600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21600 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10700 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
Part-time tuition fees
  • Home / EU: £5,350
  • Overseas: £10,800

Funding

The department does not hold any funding for this programme and only a small number of applicants are awarded other scholarships annually. Please ensure that you have sufficient funding available to cover your studies before submitting an application.

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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