Public Health (Online)

University of Hertfordshire

Master Online
12 months
9360 GBP/year
9360 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The range of optional modules offered and the breadth of cases used across the Public Health (Online) programme of the University of Hertfordshire will provide opportunities for specialism in the global and local context.


Why choose this course?

The Public Health (Online) programme of the University of Hertfordshire combines the work of public health theory, practice and research, with expertise from: Life and Medical Science, Nursing and Social Work and The Business School at the University of Hertfordshire.


The Public Health (Online) programme of the University of Hertfordshire is designed for students who wish to develop their careers in the field of public health practice, management or research, as well as practitioners and managers already in the field, who wish to enhance their career development.

The online MPH course is tailored implicitly towards the needs of diverse health professionals including doctors, pharmacists, nurses, and allied health, social care and environmental health professionals, as well as the wider public health workforce in the non-governmental sector.

The programme supports managerial, policy and practitioner career pathways.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Health Foundations 
  • Public Health Research and Epidemiology 
  • Communicable and Non-Communicable Conditions 
  • Work Based Learning in Health and Medical Practice 
  • Promoting Health
  • Leadership for Public Health Practice

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits



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.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

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).
Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good Bachelor’s degree (minimum 2.2 or equivalent) in a relevant discipline, or relevant experience in the area of public health may be considered in place of a degree.
  • GCSE (or equivalent) in English with minimum grade C or IELTS score of 7.0 (minimum of 6.5 in any band).
  • GCSE (or equivalent) in Mathematics with minimum grade C.
  • Access to computer equipment.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9360 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9360 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    9360 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9360 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part time 

  • £780 per 15 credits for the academic year


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!

Fresh content

Updated in the last 3 months

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Our partners

Public Health (Online)
University of Hertfordshire


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!