Applied Public Health, M.Sc. | Part time online | University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) | United Kingdom
24 months
7750 GBP/year
4200 GBP/year
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Confidently rise to the challenges of today’s rapidly-evolving field of public health. This part-time, fully-online MSc Applied Public Health from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) will empower you with the unique skills, knowledge and perspectives highly sought-after by public health organisations around the world.


Master how to confidently tackle real-world public health issues now and into the future with an MSc Applied Public Health from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)

This part-time, 100% online public health course will give you the expertise to effectively understand and harness a range of disciplines – including epidemiology and health protection – and, importantly, to apply these to the real world.

Designed to empower you with an in-depth understanding of public health and its rapidly-evolving landscape, this MSc Applied Public Health will equip you with the specialist skills, knowledge, and insights you need to pursue a meaningful career improving the public health outcomes of populations around the world.

Why this course?

  • Access valuable insights, perspectives, and ongoing support from leading experts and academics in the field of public health
  • Gain the expertise to confidently support the development, delivery, and continuous evaluation and improvement of various public health initiatives
  • Master how to effectively harness your knowledge and skills to address real-world public health issues
  • Study a flexible, 100% online MSc Applied Public Health – anytime, anywhere – while you continue, uninterrupted, with your full-time job
  • Advance your career in public health with an internationally-recognised MSc Applied Public Health that will boost your employability and help you realise your career goals sooner

Career opportunities

Upon graduating from UCLan’s MSc Applied Public Health, you’ll have the expertise to embark on a global, meaningful career in the public health field.

You’ll also have a range of transferable skills at your disposal that will help to significantly boost your employability – from problem-solving through to effective time-management skills.

You could work as a public health professional across a range of organisations, including:

  • Local and national governments
  • Academic institutions
  • Third sector organisations, such as charities and not-for-profit organisations

Your MSc Applied Public Health will also open the pathway to a PhD, since having an MSc is an essential requirement in pursuing doctoral-level studies in many countries.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Health and Wellbeing: Strategies and Sustainability

  • Advanced Needs Assessment for Primary Care

  • Global Public Health and Risk Management

  • Dissertation

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

We’ll consider all candidates for this course on their individual merits.

Generally, though, to apply, you should have:

  • At least a 2:2 honours degree or equivalent. If you don’t have a degree, relevant work experience or professional qualifications will also be considered.

  • At least an IELTS score of 6.5, or an accepted equivalent, if English isn’t your first language

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    7750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15500 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    4200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8400 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.


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