Join an online MPH you can study part-time and tailor to your career goals.
You can also study this degree full-time on campus.
Prepare for success in a broad range of public health and academic careers. Gain the skills you need to:
- pursue a career in the public health sector
- influence public health policy
- undertake independent public health research
- move on to a PhD.
In the Public Health programme of the University of Aberdeen you’ll cover the key topics required for professional accreditation in public health in the UK and internationally. And you can choose from a substantial range of elective options to tailor your learning to your ambitions.
You’ll train with internationally experienced public health experts at an award-winning health research university. Our 100% online MPH is delivered part-time, giving you the flexibility to fit your studies around your career and home life.
Who the MPH is for
You do not need to have any particular clinical or specialist knowledge to join our online MPH. Public health is a very broad area of activity and we welcome student applications from a range of backgrounds and experiences.
Students who have successfully completed our MPH include medical students, nurses, political scientists, engineers, policymakers, healthcare managers, physicians, surgeons, social workers, dentists, psychologists, microbiologists, nutritionists, health educationalists, biologists, pharmacologists and biomedical scientists.
Where will this take me?
You’ll graduate with the broad public health knowledge and essential research skills you need for both academic and workplace practitioner environments. You will be ready to:
Pursue a career in the public health sector
- in world-ranking academic research institutions
- working on projects commissioned by health authorities such as the WHO, Ministries of Health and NGOs.
Influence public health policy
- through your independent research, with publication in peer-reviewed journals
- translating research evidence into practice in professional and health authority settings.
Become an independent researcher
- identifying research priorities and goals set by global and national health authorities.
Move on to a PhD
- The MPH is a common pathway to health-related PhDs.
- You’ll have the advanced skills in quantitative and qualitative research methods, critical thinking and scientific writing you need to succeed.
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
- Research Design
- Public Health in Action
- Applied Statistics
- Health Informatics
- Evidence-Based Health
- 24 months
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DisciplinesPublic Health Statistics Health Sciences View 369 other Masters in Health Sciences in United Kingdom
For entry, you will usually have:
- a health-related honours degree (a 2:2 or at least 60%)
- or be able to demonstrate evidence of equivalent experience in healthcare practice or research.
You can also apply if you have:
- an honours degree (2:2 or at least 60%) in science, social science or a humanities subject and you’re interested in a public health-related career.
We welcome MPH Online applications from students with both traditional and non-traditional health-related backgrounds.
English language requirements
CV / Resume
A computer (PC, laptop or Mac) operating on:
- Windows 8 or later
- Mac OS 10.12 (Sierra) or later
Reliable internet access
Speakers or headphones
We will give you access to Office365 applications
International6910 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 13820 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
National6910 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 13820 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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