University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Public Health (Health Technology Assessment)

This programme provides firm grounding in the range of skills and disciplines essential to public health and health technology assessment. This programme will allow students to combine the benefits of completing an MPH degree with the specialism of health technology assessment and evidence-based healthcare.

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in Medicine, a life science or another relevant subject; an interest in public health or epidemiology; experience of working in public health or a related field would be an advantage. Recent graduates with limited relevant experience may apply if they can demonstrate an interest in public health. Students seeking entry to the Certificate or Diploma programmes can also be considered if they have a relevant professional qualification, for example RGN, or experience of working in a health protection, public health or related field.

Course modules

Modules include: Introduction to public health (not assessed); epidemiology statistics and research methods; practical epidemiology and statistics; health information and health informatics; principles of health technology assessment; health economics; systematic reviews and evidence synthesis. optional modules: introduction to leadership and management in health; health care evaluation and commissioning; health protection 1; sociology and social policy; health promotion (mph); public health in low and middle income countries; qualitative research methods; advanced statistical methods; clinical trials (mph); international health protection; health protection 2; oral health and dental services; further public health in low and middle income countries.

Assessment methods

Assessment is via a mixture of examination and assignment. MPH students complete their Master's degree by also undertaking a research project and writing a 10,000 word dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MPH Full-time GBP 7,200 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MPH Full-time GBP 7,200 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MPH Full-time GBP 18,900 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MPH Full-time GBP 7,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MPH Full-time GBP 7,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MPH Full-time GBP 7,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MPH Part-time GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MPH Part-time GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPH Part-time GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPH Part-time GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPH Part-time GBP 3,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Part-time GBP 4,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Part-time GBP 4,800 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
PgDip Part-time GBP 4,800 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Part-time GBP 4,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Part-time GBP 4,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years

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