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About

This Public Health course from University of York will prepare you to become a public health professional ready to address local and global health problems. You’ll learn about multidisciplinary, evidence-based approaches and be taught by researchers who are experts in epidemiology, evidence synthesis, randomised controlled trials and social medicine.

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Overview

The essence of public health is to prevent disease, promote health and prolong life. 

We offer you a range of options so that you can develop both the core disciplines you need for public health practice and study a number of specialised aspects of public health including health policy, public health research, or global and humanitarian work.

The MPH is run in collaboration with the Hull York Medical School (HYMS). 

Careers and skills

The graduates of the Public Health course from University of York have undertaken exemplary work worldwide including dealing with disease outbreaks, such as Ebola, developing community health clinics in remote areas, working in hospitals, leading government and non-government agencies, working as public health consultants and working in leading humanitarian organisations. Some graduates also choose to go onto further PhD study. The MPH is run in collaboration with the Hull York Medical School (HYMS).

Career opportunities

  • Public health consultant
  • Biomedical researcher
  • Health promotion specialist
  • Epidemiologist
  • Data analyst
  • Hospital director
  • Public health administrator

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Health Foundations and Practice
  • Epidemiology 
  • Infection and Disease
  • Health Research in Practice 
  • Health and Social Behaviour 
  • Disasters in Complex Political Emergencies

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications can be submitted year-round, but we recommend you apply as early as possible as entry to many courses is competitive.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 or equivalent, or a medical degree. Applications are also welcomed from candidates with a 2:2 (or equivalent) and sufficient relevant work experience eg in the health, humanitarian, or human/social development sectors.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18700 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8440 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8440 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time (2 years)

  • UK: £4,220
  • International/ EU: £9,350

Living costs for York

646 - 1124 GBP /month
Living costs

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

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.

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