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Public Health (International)

12 months
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This Public Health (International) course at University of Leeds is designed to provide public health professionals with an advanced understanding of the health needs of populations and how to effectively intervene to strengthen international health systems.


Our course is designed to provide public health professionals with an advanced understanding of the health needs of populations. Be part of an international learning environment and learn with fellow professionals from a range of countries and areas of expertise.At Leeds, you will learn how to effectively intervene to strengthen international health systems and gain a detailed insight into innovative solutions to address modern global health challenges.

At Leeds, you’ll also have the opportunity (dependent on travel restrictions) to take part in a study visit to Geneva, attending workshops and meetings with various health-related UN and other international organisations.

Our course is delivered by Nuffield Centre for International Health and Development, based in the Leeds Institute of Health Sciences. You can also study this subject at Postgraduate Diploma (9 months) or Postgraduate Certificate (4 months) level.

Please contact the Leeds Institute of Health Sciences admissions team if you need further advice on which course would be best for you.

Programme Structure

Our taught compulsory modules lay firm foundations for your learning throughout the course. You will also select from 10 optional module choices to customise your course to your personal and professional interests.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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180 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Other requirements

General requirements

The Master of Public Health (International) is designed for you if you are a health professional with diverse experience in national health systems. Our entry requirements are:

  • A medical degree or bachelor degree with a 2:2 (hons) or equivalent qualification in a related discipline (eg medicine, health, science, social sciences, management or administration).

  • All applicants must have a minimum of two years’ full-time professional work experience in a health service or developing health system in a low-middle income country (please note that we cannot count internships, lab-based positions or work-based training towards the entry requirement).

  • OR exceptionally a professional diploma in a health-related discipline with 5 years relevant experience in public health

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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