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Public Health

Newcastle University

Master
12 months
Duration
22800 GBP/year
8400 GBP/year
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Students of the Public Health programme from Newcastle University can gain a broad range of public health competencies and develop high level research skills so as to progress in public health settings.

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Overview

At a Glance

  • For those who wish to pursue a career in public health in the UK and internationally
  • You will study how to apply research findings to improve health and health services
  • Provides a broad-ranging preparation for the Part A examination of the Faculty of Public Health

About this course

This Public Health programme from Newcastle University is for those who wish to pursue a career in public health in the UK and internationally with:

  • the UK National Health Service (or its equivalent abroad)
  • local government
  • the voluntary sector
  • academic healthcare

A public health doctor must consider issues at many levels, including:

  • societal (eg health inequalities)
  • demographic (ageing and long term conditions)
  • cultural (eg changing public attitudes to health and wellness)
  • social (eg drug and alcohol abuse)

On the MPH in Public Health, you will address these issues and others, with a range of advanced research skills, analyses, and interventions. You will study how to apply research findings to improve health and health services

The MPH provides a broad-ranging preparation for the Part A examination of the Faculty of Public Health. Our teaching has been mapped against the Faculty’s competencies for public health practitioners to ensure that we continue to provide an excellent academic training.

The Public Health MSc is based in the Institute of Health & Society in Newcastle University’s medical school, the Faculty of Medical Sciences. The Institute, headed by Prof Allyson Pollock, is one of the UK’s leading public health departments.

The Institute is committed to undertake research and teaching to:

  • reduce health inequalities
  • address social injustice
  • improve population health locally, nationally, and internationally

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Research
  • Health Statistics
  • Public Health Intervention
  • Health Care Quality
  • Introduction to Systematic Reviewing and Critical Appraisal
  • Dissertation

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There is no application closing date for this course, but we recommend that you apply by the start of September. 

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

120 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.
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).
7.5 (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.
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.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a medical, health or social sciences discipline. You can also apply if you have successfully completed the fourth year of the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) course, or equivalent.
  • If you have a different background you will be considered on an individual basis. If you have non-standard qualifications then you will be invited to an interview.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22800 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8400 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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