Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Public Health

This course has been designed in response to contemporary international debates about the changing nature and shifting boundaries of multidisciplinary public health. Taught from a social rather than a medical perspective, it focuses on the strategic and international elements of public health, environment and sustainable development that are critical to effective multidisciplinary practice in these fields reflecting leading-edge, current developments. The programme provides the opportunity to engage with a wide and diverse curricula including: sustainable development, social determinants of health, politics, ethics, international public health. It is suitable for recently qualified graduates or those already in employment. Graduates of this Masters course will be enthused about the potential to act as change agents within multi-disciplinary public health settings. They will also be able to bring an extensive knowledge of public health with a critical awareness of the philosophical, theoretical and methodological issues to bear on the discipline. Graduates will also be able to adopt an independent and reflective approach to their learning and future careers.

Course modules

Modules include: Concepts of Health and Healing; Public Health, Sustainability and Community; Critical Philosophical Debate; Policy and Practice in Multidisciplinary Public Health; Research Methods; International Politics of Health; Dissertation. Instead of the dissertation you can opt to take two 30 credit modules: Professional Practice in Public Health; Research Project.

Assessment methods

The course employs a varied assessment regime, which includes essays, reports, portfolio and presentations. The dissertation gives you the opportunity to design, implement and present a significant piece of research relevant topic of your choice.

Sponsorship information

The School of Social Sciences offers a number of competitive scholarships for full-time and part-time Master's courses, these include: School of Social Sciences Masters scholarships (for Home / EU and International students) and Nottingham Trent University International Scholarship Scheme.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2018 GBP 13,250 per Whole course (International) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2018 GBP 6,900 per Whole course (Home/EU) 1 Years
MA Part-time September 2018 GBP 6,625 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2018 GBP 3,450 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus NG1 4FQ East Midlands

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