Students learn to apply epidemiological principles, statistical techniques and critical appraisal ethically to the problems of disease causation, the assessment of the health needs of a community, and the planning and evaluation of public health programmes. They also evaluate the influences of environmental, socio-economic, genetic, nutritional, cultural, occupational and political factors on population health and the provision of appropriate health care.
An upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or equivalent professional qualification, in a relevant subject from a wide range of health backgrounds including dentistry, environmental health, health information, health planning, health promotion, health service evaluation, health service management, social work, medicine, nutrition or nursing. Students whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
Core modules: Epidemiology; health and health policy; statistical methodology. 2 speciality modules from: Health improvement (comprising health education, health promotion, nutrition, social marketing and health inequalities); health protection (comprising communicable disease control, environmental health, chemical incident management and emergency planning); dental public health; international health.
A dissertation is required which may be based on work of interest to the employer.
Majority of students are self-funded, though some obtain awards from trusts and charities.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MPH||Full-time||£ 7,440 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MPH||Full-time||£ 17,000 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MPH||Part-time||£ 3,720 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MPH||Part-time||£ 8,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Heath Park Campus||Cardiff||CF14 4XN||Wales|
029 2068 7227