University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

Public Health

This programme provides a flexible programme that students can tailor to meet their own needs across a broad range of professional accreditation standards in public health and/or to pursue an academic career. The programme 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.

Entry requirements

Applicants will usually possess a health-related Honours degree (at a 2.2 level or at least 60%) or be able to demonstrate evidence of equivalent experience in health care practice or research.

Course modules

Modules include: 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

A wide variety of different types of approaches are used to assess the understanding, progress and performance of students throughout the MPH programme. These vary from formative assessments (which do not count towards the final mark/grade) such as in class presentations and online quizzes; and summative assessment (which do count towards the final mark/grade) such as 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.

Sponsorship information

There are various sources of funding to support you during your period of study. We have a number of scholarships and bursaries available to our students, and external sources of funding available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MPH Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MPH Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MPH Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MPH Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MPH Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MPH Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MPH Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

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

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Taught Secretary
Telephone number: 
01224 437097