MSc/PG Dip/PG Cert Online

Public Health

King's College London

24 months
16788 GBP/year
16788 GBP/year
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This innovative distance learning Public Health MSc, PG Dip, PG Cert at King's College London allows you to benefit from the world-renowned teaching of King’s College London wherever you are. 


The Public Health course offered at King's College London is taught by some of the world’s leading public health academics at the Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine, one of the largest and most successful centres for research & education in the UK which has helped shape clinical guidelines and government policy. It has unparalleled expertise and is home to thriving pure, translational and clinical research courses in health and social care, global health and mental health.

Key benefits 

  • 100% online course allows you to access King’s world-renowned teaching from anywhere in the world.
  • Multiple entry points across the year allow you to fit learning around your other commitments, all you need is a computer and an internet connection.
  • Modular course allows you to study at a pace that suits you while you work, saving you having to take a break from your career. 

Career prospects

This course will be suitable for those wanting to move into or progress their careers in public health. Students who have studied on the Public Health master’s at King’s have gone on to work in the following roles:

  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Research Analyst
  • Public Health Project Manager
  • Disaster Management Manager
  • Chronic Disease Management Coordinator

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Public Health Principles and Practices 
  • Population Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics 
  • Health Protection 
  • Health Improvement 
  • Leadership and Management in Organisations 
  • Sociology for Public Health 
  • Health Psychology for Public Health

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits
  • PgCert: 60 credits
  • PgDip: 120 credits
  • MSc: 180 credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree with 2:1 honours is normally required. Applicants with a 2:2 (or overseas equivalent) will be considered where they offer significant work experience in a related field. A degree level professional qualification in an appropriate subject, normally with some experience in the broad field of public will also be considered.
  • A personal statement of up to 4,000 characters (maximum 2 pages) is required.
  • A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing the subjects studied and marks obtained. 
  • Two references are required with at least one academic. Professional references will be accepted if you have completed your qualifications over five years ago.
  • Applicants may wish to include a CV (Resume) or evidence of professional registration as part of their application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16788 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16788 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    16788 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16788 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • PG Cert: 4 modules (£5,596)
  • PG Dip: 8 modules (£11,192)
  • MSc: 12 modules (£16,788)


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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