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 be working in the field of practice relevant to their proposed study or have sufficient access to it to support their studies if, for example, they are European or international students. Consideration is given to other graduates or non professionally-registered specialists, who can demonstrate the relevance of the award to their professional and 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. Optional modules include: Community development; global public health.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include essays, reports, presentations and dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,605 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 10,825 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 2,305 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Admissions Department (Postgraduate Admissions)
Telephone number: 
01227 782900