Master On Campus

Public Health (Full-time) (On Campus)

The University of Edinburgh

12 months
25300 GBP/year
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Public Health is about preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through the efforts of society. This Public Health (Full-time) (On Campus) programme from 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.


You may be from a clinical or non-clinical background. You may already working in a public health role or be keen to move into a public health role.

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

This Public Health (Full-time) (On Campus) programme from The University of Edinburgh is taught by lecturers at the Usher Institute, an interdisciplinary research hub that draws together researchers, clinicians and practitioners from public health, primary care, medical informatics and biomedical and social sciences. This programme is affiliated with the University's Global Health Academy.

Career opportunities

A MPH is internationally recognised as essential for professional advancement in the fields of public and global health.

Our MPH programmes will prepare you for as career as a global or public health researcher or practitioner, working in the public and NGO sectors, universities and international institutions.

As well as acquiring technical skills in a wide range of public health-related disciplines, you will develop collaborative team working, communication and research skills.

The Masters can also offer a good basis for further study in the form of a PhD or Professional Doctorate.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Public health
  • Epidemiology and Statistics for Public Health 
  • Research Design for Public Health 
  • Health Promotion
  • Communicable Disease Control and Environmental Health
  • Data Analysis with R for Public Health
  • Developing and Evaluating Complex Public Health Interventions

Key information


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

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180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

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

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  • International

    25300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25300 GBP per year during 12 months.

Home fees have still to be agreed

PT fees 

  • International/EU: £12,650

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 GBP /month
Living costs

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



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