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Public Health

University of Sunderland

12 months
Duration
13500 GBP/year
6750 GBP/year
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About

This Public Health programme offered at the University of Sunderland will help you improve the lives of others by preventing and managing health problems. Make a real difference to people’s health and help them to live longer, healthier and more fulfilling lives. Focus on areas that match your interests and skills.

Overview

This Public Health programme offered at the University of Sunderland mixes taught elements with independent projects. We support you with guidance and inspiration, and you will negotiate a final project that matches your personal interests. You will analyse the global and national policy, and its practical implications, and have an opportunity to study an area of healthcare in depth.

Public health covers three key domains: Health improvement, which includes monitoring specific diseases, risk factors and inequalities; Improving services, which includes audit, evaluation, service planning and efficiency; Health protection, which includes responses to infectious diseases and environmental hazards.

Why us?

  • The Institute of Health Sciences and Wellbeing aims to conduct world-leading research that leads to better physical and mental health for all
  • As our lecturers continue to work in public health, you will learn from their up-to-date knowledge and practice

Employment

The increased emphasis on wellness is leading to new types of employment in helping people live longer, healthier and more fulfilling lives. On completing this course you will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to work at an advanced level in line with current health legislation and policy. 

Public Health professionals work in a range of community health areas such as primary health care teams, public health units, drug and alcohol settings, and health and social care settings. There are also opportunities in epidemiology, biostatistics, environmental health, health administration, health education and health policy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Research Methods and Critical Appraisal 
  • Sociological Perspectives and Global Health
  • Applied Public Health Practice
  • Dissertation 
  • Epidemiology and Health Measurement 
  • Leadership and Management in Health 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Apply at least 6 months in advance .

Language

English
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Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

Entry requirements

  • Undergraduate degree with a classification of 2:2 or above, in a health related discipline.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6750 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

£375 per 10 credits if you are studying part-time (UK/EU applicants only)

Funding

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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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