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MSc Public Health - Offered by University of Suffolk

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Next enrollment cycle

March 2023

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First Year Course Fee

USD 8,718

Course Accredited By

  • 2 Years
  • Online
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 75% scholarship
The MSc Public Health is a challenging and rewarding programme designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to public health for students who intend to pursue careers in public health practice, management and/or research at local, national and/or supranational levels.
  • The core focus of the programme is on improving the health and wellbeing of populations, preventing health problems before they occur and reducing inequalities in health. It offers a cutting-edge knowledge and skills base in the principles and methods of public health and a creative and supportive learning environment. It explores a broad range of contemporary public health issues, supported by leading experts in the field of public health as well as the experiences of other students sharing diverse experiences from a range of public health systems around the world.
  • This programme is composed of nine mandatory modules and is designed as a progressive process where the modules collectively work together to provide the knowledge, skills and understanding required by the modern public health practitioner, whether that be as an epidemiologist, health promoter, leader or researcher.

Enrollment Cycles

  • March 2023
  • April 2023
  • May 2023
  • June 2023
  • July 2023
  • August 2023
  • September 2023
  • October 2023
  • November 2023
  • December 2023
  • January 2024
  • February 2024
  • An accredited UK Honours degree with minimum 2.2 classification or recognized international equivalent. Some professional qualifications may also be acceptable. Extensive professional experience may also be considered in exceptional cases.
  • Official transcripts from all universities, colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions attended.
  • English Proficiency: Students satisfy the English proficiency requirements provided they present a GCSE score with a minimum grade of “C” or IELTS (Academic) with an overall score of at least 6.0 (and no individual component lower than 5.5) or equivalent qualification. Students who do not acquire the above mentioned qualifications are required to take the online Academic English Placement Test. This is an IELTS-type test (Reading & Writing) where students need to score an overall 6.0 (with no individual component lower than 5.5).
  • Personal Statement (minimum 500 words) explaining how the programme of study will benefit the student’s career progression.
  • Up to date CV
  • Two references (academic or professional) listed on CV stating referee’s full name, contact details, and relationship to the applicant.
  • Applications from non-standard applicants are welcome and will be considered individually.
  • Entry requirements may vary depending on the programme of study.

Programme Pathway

  • Foundation Courses
  • Induction Module UOS-IND-M-100

Postgraduate Certificate Level

  • Principles of Public Health UPGPBHM01
  • Health Promotion UPGPBHM02
  • Epidemiology UPGPBHM03

Postgraduate Diploma Level

  • Research Methods: Evidence-based Practice in Public Health UPGPBHM04
  • Health Economics UPGPBHM05
  • Health Protection UPGPBHM06

Postgraduate Award Level

  • Public Health Leadership UPGPBHM07
  • Research Project 1: Global Health UPGPBHM08
  • Research Project 2: Proposal Design and Dissemination UPGPBHM09
  • Full fees 12635 GBP

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