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Public Health

King's College London

Master Online
8 months
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16380 GBP/year
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About

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. 

Overview

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 

Studying the distance learning Public Health course at King’s is suitable for:

  • Public Health professionals looking for career progression
  • Health professionals looking to specialise in Public Health
  • Professionals looking to change career
  • Clinicians wanting to work in academia
  • Graduates seeking further education
  • Those seeking employment in health and social care

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:

Health Informatics Specialist. Healthcare Administrator. Epidemiologist. Research Analyst. Public Health Project Manager. Health and Safety Engineers. Air Pollution Analyst. Disaster Management Specialist. Environmental Inspector. Assistant Public Health Professor. Bioterrorism Researcher. Chief Medical Officer. Clinical Infectious Disease Specialist. Chronic Disease Management Coordinator. Childbirth Health Educator. Health Commissioner. Health Administrator. Health Facilities Surveyor. Health Unit Coordinator. Medical Writer. Outreach Educator. Occupational Health Worker.

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

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 8 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

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

Delivered

Online

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.
92
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).
6.5

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. 
  • Applicants may wish to include a CV (Resume) or evidence of professional registration as part of their application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16380 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16380 GBP per year and a duration of 8 months.
  • EU/EEA

    16380 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16380 GBP per year and a duration of 8 months.
  • MSc - £16,380 (Home and Overseas)
  • Postgraduate Diploma - £10,920 (Home and Overseas)
  • Postgraduate Certificate - £5,460 (Home and Overseas) 

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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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