University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

Public Health

This MPH covers the core topics required for professional accreditation in public health that is relevant to both UK and international students. The programme offers an excellent range of specialist elective options to allow you to tailor your learning to your needs and includes a flexible project component enabling you to gain experience oriented either towards the development of a professional career in public health practice or towards the pursuit of a more academic career.

Course modules

Compulsory courses; generic skills, epidemiology, applied statistics, health needs assessment. Elective courses; health behaviour change, health economics, fundamentals of research design, evidence based health, qualitative health research, systematic reviewing, health informatics, health policy and systems research, leadership challenge, values and ethics in public health.

Assessment methods

Individual assignments, group assignments, oral presentations, poster presentations, written/oral examinations, on-line examinations, research review and a final written report of the public health project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Foresterhill Health Centre Aberdeen AB25 2AY Scotland

Key information

Postgraduate Taught Secretary
Telephone number: 
01224 437097