Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Public Health

This well-established Public Health MSc from LJMU's Public Health Institute offers a research-informed learning environment reflecting latest sector developments. - Develop knowledge and skills aligned to the Public Health Training Curriculum and The Public Health Skills and Career Framework - Study at LJMU's world renowned Public Health Institute - Benefit from the research-led content of this longstanding programme - Enjoy a flexible approach to study and network with full and part-time students from differing backgrounds - Look forward to career opportunities in local authorities, the health sector, voluntary sector, private sector or research - Benefit from support and guidance for placement learning This well-established programme, underpinned by the Public Health Skills and Career Framework (2010), is the ideal choice if you want to develop or enhance your public health knowledge and competencies.

Entry requirements

MSc: You will need: a good honours degree in any discipline or relevant professional qualifications (e.g. in Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work, Youth and Community, Health Promotion or Environmental Health) and experience Additional Information: RPL is accepted on this programme IELTs score of 6.5 or above (minimum 5.5 in each component) Pearson 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI purposes) International students applying to study a full-time taught Masters, MRes, MPhil or PhD at LJMU should check if they require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme or ATAS certificate. Contact International Admissions Team for more details International students entering on a Tier 4 visa cannot study part-time If you have any specific queries, please contact health@ljmu.ac.uk Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements: www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/courses/international-entry-requirements Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team (internationaladmissions@ljmu.ac.uk) for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages: www.ljmu.ac.uk/international

Course modules

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules which are part of the course framework. Some programmes also have optional modules that can be selected to enhance your learning in certain areas and many feature a dissertation, extended report or research project to demonstrate your advanced learning. Core Modules Epidemiology (20 credits) Public Health: Policy and Practice (20 credits) Research Methods (20 credits) Health Improvement (20 credits) Health Protection (10 credits) Optional Modules Violence (10 credits) Systematic Review (10 credits) Work Related Learning (20 credits) Global Health (10 credits)

Assessment methods

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic. On this course there are a few written exams but essays and reports together with poster presentations and, of course, the dissertation form the assessment focus.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 13,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (Wales) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (Scotland) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (England) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (EU) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Faculty of Education, Health and Community (Health)
Telephone number: 
01512315829