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Public Health, Postgraduate Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

 The Public Health PgCert from Liverpool John Moores University programme has been developed by and is supported by the senior research staff in the Institute and provides the opportunity for you to learn and work on real world research projects. It attracts students from a variety of backgrounds and prides itself on its inclusive approach.

You will explore population health from a number of perspectives, enhancing your understanding of the people and processes involved in promoting public health and reducing health inequalities. You will also learn how the social determinants of health underpin our theoretical understanding of health and health inequalities.

Career

With students coming from such varied backgrounds, career opportunities for course graduates are widespread.

You may go on to work in local authorities or for the NHS. You could work in the voluntary or private sectors or undertake further research or study at PhD level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Epidemiology
  • Public Health: Policy and Practice
  • Research Methods
  • Health Improvement
  • Health Protection
  • Violence
  • Systematic Review
  • Work Related Learning
  • Global Health

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    58

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • a good honours degree in any discipline
or
    • relevant professional qualifications (e.g. in Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work, Youth and Community, Health Promotion or Environmental Health) and experience

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      13950 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 13950 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
    • EU/EEA

      6900 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 6900 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
    • Home (per credit): £38.35

    Living costs for Liverpool

    • 556 - 1040 GBP/month
      Living Costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

    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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