Public Health

University of Nottingham

12 months
20925 GBP/year
9045 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Taught by globally renowned public health experts and specialists, you will be well equipped with the theoretical knowledge of public health in conjunction with practical application skills. This Master of Public Health is offered at the University of Nottingham.


With 25 years’ experience of public health education we understand how to deliver the important balance between academic excellence and the real-world practical application of public health skills.

This course is ideal for individuals who:

  • work or plan to work in public health and related fields, both within the UK and in global settings
  • have the required basic academic skills (a good level of mathematical ability is needed to undertake this programme)
  • are keen to study public health with students with diverse backgrounds and experiences

Careers and professional development

Employability following successful completion of the Masters in  Public Health at the University of Nottingham is high.

Graduate destinations include:

  • health services, such as the NHS
  • local or national government, for example city council, county councils, Public Health England, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Ministries of Health
  • multilateral organisations (eg World Health Organisation) and non-governmental organisations (eg Christian Aid, International Medical Corp, World Wildlife Fund)
  • private organisations (pharmaceutical companies)
  • academic careers at the University, elsewhere in the UK and across the world

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Planning and Evaluating Public Health Interventions
  • Medical Statistics
  • Epidemiology
  • Fundamentals of Public Health
  • Research Methods for Public Health
  • Health Systems Strengthening

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


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.
Upper Second Class (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It 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.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
87 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
62 (required)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 degree

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20925 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20925 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9045 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9045 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • UK/EU fees PGDip: £6,030
  • International fees  PGDip: £13,950


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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