Canterbury Christ Church University

Canterbury Christ Church University

Public Health

This course aims to critically engage students with the theories, principles and practices that relate to level 7 and 8 public health competencies (Public Health Skills and Knowledge Framework (PHRU 2013) Skills for Health: Bristol). Students will also analyse how these translate into their workplace setting.

Entry requirements

A relevant 1st degree in health/social social sciences or a professional registration to practice in health and/or social care or equivalent. Students should normally have had some relevant work experience, be working in a relevant field of practice, or will have access to 1. They will have a relevant 1st degree or a professional registration in health or social care or an equivalent field. Consideration is given to other graduates, or equivalent, who can demonstrate the relevance of this award to their career development.

Course modules

Core modules include: promoting health and wellbeing; research approaches and methods; principles of public health; essentials of epidemiology; social aspects of health; dissertation. Optional modules include: community development; global public health.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include essays, reports, presentations and dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Canterbury Campus Canterbury CT1 1QU South East

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Admissions Department (Postgraduate Admissions)
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