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Public Health 

Bournemouth University

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
14500 GBP/year
7500 GBP/year
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About

The Public Health programme at Bournemouth University gives you the opportunity to explore in-depth public health issues with public health academics, researchers and practitioners. It reflects local, national and international Public Health agendas and you will have the opportunity to focus your assignment work on your own specific public health-related interests.

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Overview

Why study MSc Public Health at BU?

  • Learn about epidemiology and critical evaluation techniques to identify what influences the health of national and international populations and determine their health status and needs
  • Formulate your own health solutions, consider the role and function of partnership working to improve public health, as well as critically evaluate health strategies
  • You’ll have the opportunity to focus your assignment work on your own specific public health-related interests
  • The course attracts students internationally, so you’ll study alongside students from across the world, sharing experiences and widening perspectives on public health issues
  • You will be able to apply for student membership of The Royal Society for Public Health
  • Choose to study full-time, part-time or take standalone units.  

Who is this course suited to? 

We welcome professionals from a range of backgrounds, not necessarily in healthcare – past students have included doctors, teachers, nurses, midwives and community public health workers.  

Public health involves multi-agency involvement and partnerships and the course is suited to those with interests such as public health, community development, housing, environment, health promotion, transport, environmental health, partnerships, quality improvement and epidemiology.

Careers

This course will prepare you for a diverse range of roles in public health due to its focus on developing your research skills and knowledge to underpin public health practice. This includes working in a wide range of areas in governmental and non-governmental organisations in the UK or internationally.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Context & Scope of Public Health
  • Epidemiology & Infection
  • Public Health Management Strategies
  • Health Promotion & Partnership Working
  • Exploring & Evaluating Evidence
  • Developing a Study Proposal
  • Dissertation Project

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There is no application deadline for this course. However, if you will need a visa, think carefully about the length of time it will take for your visa application to be processed.

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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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
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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

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
79
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
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Other requirements

General requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject or equivalent. Experience or insight into related work/study/research is usually required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    7500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • £7,500 (UK, ROI & CI) 
  • £14,500 (Int'l)

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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