MPH/Diploma/Certif On Campus

Public Health (Health Technology Assessment)

University of Birmingham

12 months
25740 GBP/year
9810 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This multidisciplinary Public Health (Health Technology Assessment) programme from University of Birmingham provides firm grounding in the range of skills and disciplines essential to public health and health technology assessment. 


This Public Health (Health Technology Assessment) programme from University of Birmingham will allow you to combine the benefits of completing an MPH degree with the specialism of health technology assessment and evidence-based healthcare. Health technology assessment is a rapidly expanding area, and employment prospects are good. 

The MPH (HTA) is an exit qualification from the MPH programme.  Candidates access this strand by applying for the Master in Public Health programme. If you wish to study this programme to Postgraduate Diploma level then you will need to complete the taught elements of the programme but will not need to complete a dissertation.


We recognise that as a postgraduate student you are likely to have specific requirements when it comes to planning for your next career step. Employers expect postgraduates to have a range of skills that exceed their subject knowledge. Careers Network offers a range of events and support services that are designed for all students, including postgraduates looking to find their niche in the job market. The Careers Network also have subject specific careers consultants and advisers for each College so you can be assured the information you receive will be relevant to your subject area.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Health (not assessed)
  • Epidemiology Statistics and Research Methods 
  • Practical Epidemiology and Statistics
  • Health Information and Health Informatics
  • Principles of Health Technology Assessment
  • Health Economics
  • Systematic Reviews and Evidence Synthesis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An upper second-class degree (or equivalent) in Medicine, a life science or another relevant subject; an interest in public health or epidemiology; experience of working in public health or a related field would be an advantage. 
  • Recent graduates with limited relevant experience may apply if they can demonstrate an interest in public health. Students seeking entry to the Certificate or Diploma programmes can also be considered if they have a relevant professional qualification, for example RGN, or experience of working in a health protection, public health or related field.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25740 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25740 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9810 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9810 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.


  • UK: £4,905 part-time
  • International: £12,870 part-time


  • UK: £6,540 full-time; £3,270 part-time
  • International: £17,160 full-time; £8,580 part-time


  • UK: £3,270
  • International: £8,580

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 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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