• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

You will study the historical background, current developments, and potential future directions of public health and health promotion, alongside key theoretical and philosophical perspectives.

Your research and analytical skills will be honed as you assess the evidence base for public health interventions, while an observation placement will give you valuable experience in real-life application of health promotion theory.

The course is mapped to the National Occupational Standards, Public Health Career Framework. On successful completion, you will be eligible to apply for registered practitioner and/or specialist status with the UK Public Health Register.

Career opportunities

Your Master’s qualification in Public Health and Health Promotion course at Swansea University will open up opportunities for further study or career development in your chosen discipline, including research, education, policy, and management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Health Evidence and Epidemiology
  • Management and Leadership for Public Health Practice
  • Foundations in Research
  • Foundations in Health Promotion
  • Developing Programmes and Evaluation
  • Public Health Practice
  • Health Protection
  • Public Health Ethics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      2 or 3 years

  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    570

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

To apply for this course you will need:

  • a relevant degree at 2.1 or above
  • an equivalent recognised qualification and/ or two years of relevant employment with evidence of educational/professional achievement.  
  • international students will need a minimum IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in all domains, or a University approved equivalent, prior to starting the programme.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15200 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7200 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Part time 2 years

  • UK-EU £ 3,600
  • International £ 7,650

Part time 3 years

  • UK-EU £ 2,400
  • International £ 5,100

Living costs for Swansea

  • 727 - 1380 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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