Queen's University Belfast
The programme is designed to introduce students to the 'science' of public health practice: A systematic and evidence-based approach to define and understand population health issues and problems. It aims to identify optimal solutions for health gain within available resources, as well as the 'art' of public health practice - interpersonal and organisational skills to work in partnership with others; influence decisions; support implementation of policy, programmes or interventions; and effect real change.
A 2.1 Honours degree or above in a health-related subject or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. Evidence of equivalent professional qualifications or experience may be considered, where an applicant does not meet the prerequisite academic requirement. Applicants may be required to undertake an interview. International students must be able to demonstrate their proficiency in English in order to benefit fully from their course of study or research. Non-EEA nationals must also satisfy UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) immigration requirements for English language for visa purposes. Evidence of an IELTS* score of 6.5, with not less than 6.0 in any component, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University is required. *Taken within the last 2 years.
Determinants of health; medical statistics; public health sciences; health and social care systems; health improvement; health protection; students are also required to complete an appropriate, discrete, academic or service public health dissertation project to integrate and apply public health-related knowledge and skills.
Assessment methods may include written examination, written assignments and presentations.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MPH||Full-time||-||1 calendar years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Queen's University Belfast||Belfast||BT7 1NN||Northern Ireland|
Postgraduate and Professional Development Office
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