Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University

Public Health

The 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.

Entry requirements

Applicants will possess an Honours Class degree (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 2 references, a copy of your current curriculum vitae (CV) and evidence of existing higher educational qualifications. Those whose 1st language is not English need to demonstrate a minimum of: IELTS level 7.0 overall with level 7.0 in reading and writing specifically; or TOEFL 600 (paper-based), 250 (computer-based) or minimum of 100 (Internet-based test); or Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English Grade B.

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; Masters dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MPH Distance learning September 2016 - 2 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (EU) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (England) 1 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (EU) 1 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (England) 1 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 33 per Credit (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus) Stoke on Trent ST4 2DF West Midlands
Distance Learning

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