Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University

Public Health

This course is designed to expand the knowledge and skills required for practice in the fields of public and community health, providing broad based training in the core functions and disciplines of public health. The course will enable students to develop further academic and transferable skills. These will focus on the development of a sophisticated understanding of the concepts of public health and public health practice. PG Certificate and PG Diploma options are also available.

Entry requirements

MPH: Applicants will possess an Honours degree of 2.1 or above, or equivalent, and have a minimum of one year professional experience working in a public health role, community, government setting or similar. We consider each application on its own merits, however, and other qualifications and experience may be considered. Most students will already be working full-time in a related area. For those with a professional qualification, Accreditation of Prior Achievement (APA) can be considered. We will also require two references, a copy of your current curriculum vitae (CV) and evidence of existing higher educational qualifications.

Course modules

Modules include: Epidemiology and basic statistics; research methods and data analysis in public health; disease causation, prevention and control; working with communities for health improvement; public health principles and practice; and a Masters dissertation.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MPH Distance learning September 2019 6,120 per Whole course (England) 2 Years
MPH Distance learning September 2019 6,120 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 Years
MPH Distance learning September 2019 6,120 per Whole course (Wales) 2 Years
MPH Distance learning September 2019 6,120 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
MPH Distance learning September 2019 6,120 per Whole course (EU) 2 Years

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