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Child Public Health 

Swansea University

Master On Campus
12 months
16900 GBP/year
8150 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Study the many interrelated factors that have an impact on infant, child and family health with the Child Public Health programme from Swansea University.

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By taking the Child Public Health programme from Swansea University you will explore the evidence base underpinning current public health policy relating to children aged 0-11 in the UK and internationally, covering topics including perinatal health, nutrition and immunisations.

Your studies will take an integrated approach encompassing the biological, psychological and social influences affecting children’s long-term educational and emotional development and the public health policies and interventions that can support these.

Throughout your studies, you will refine critical research and analytical skills valued by employers and develop professional reflective practice techniques.

Based in our College of Human and Health Sciences, you will benefit from a diverse teaching and research environment, with many opportunities to make connections across disciplines.

We have strong links with professional practice and academic research networks in Europe and around the world, so your learning is informed by the latest policy and practice developments.

Career opportunities

Your postgraduate qualification in Child Public Health opens up a range of career opportunities in the public, private, and third sectors including:

  • Children and young people’s services
  • Research
  • Local, national and international policy development
  • Education
  • Nutrition

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Childhood Nutrition and Growth
  • Influences Upon Child Health
  • Sociology of Child Health
  • Researching Childhood
  • Childhood Nutrition and Growth
  • Influences Upon Child Health

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits


On Campus

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).

Other requirements

General requirements

To apply for this course you will need:

  • A UK 2.2 (or above) degree in a related discipline (for example nursing, midwifery, childhood studies, education, psychology, sociology, mental health)
  • If you don’t have an undergraduate degree you should have significant relevant work experience (the admissions tutor will assess the appropriateness of this experience in relation to the programme)
  • You may also be asked to attend an interview and you will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check (previously known as a Criminal Records Bureau, or CRB, Check).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16900 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    8150 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8150 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

MSc 2 Year Part-time 

  • UK - £ 4,050
  • International - £ 8,500

MSc 3 Year Part Time

  • UK - £ 2,700
  • International - £ 5,650


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