Cardiff Metropolitan University
Applied Public Health
This programme focuses on the application of the key principles of multidisciplinary public health practice to the breadth of issues that form the scope of 21st Century public health; the programme is intended to challenge the preconceptions and practice of participants, developing their knowledge, skills and competencies, with the aim of producing reflective public health practitioners; there is a strong emphasis on students' own practice, and students are encouraged to base their studies on the issues and situations they face in their own field; the course is designed as a Master's programme but it has exit points at both postgraduate certificate and diploma level; reflective practice is integrated into the programme.
Applicants are normally expected to hold an initial degree in a discipline relating to health or the determinants of health. However, other qualifications of an appropriate level can also be suitable for admission, particularly if they are able to demonstrate significant experience in a relevant setting. If English is not the 1st language, applicants must normally be able to demonstrate, on entry, English Language proficiency at or equivalent to an IELTS score of at least 6.0.
Modules include: assessing health, wellbeing and inequity; health risk perception and communication; public health policy development; applied research methods and design; frameworks public health intervention; health protection; reflective public health practice; dissertation.
Assessment is based on coursework only; examples of assessment tasks include: reports, essays, oral presentations, group work and posters.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 4,200 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|PgCert||Full-time||£ 470 per Credit module (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 4,200 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|PgCert||Part-time||£ 470 per Credit module (home fees)||2 years|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 470 per Credit module (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 470 per Credit module (home fees)||3 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Llandaff Campus||Cardiff||CF5 2YB||Wales|
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