University of Central Lancashire

University of Central Lancashire

Applied Public Health

This programme provides a relevant and engaging learning experience for anyone whose work includes some responsibility for the determinants of health; it has been designed to meet the needs of a wide range of professionals and volunteers working to achieve improvements in health; the programme would be of interest to those working in education, housing, transport, leisure, environmental health, media, community development, social services and health organisations, as well as those working within the voluntary sector; the programme offers the opportunity to exit with a postgraduate certificate in public health in a specialist area, such as health improvement, health protection or settings approaches.

Entry requirements

Recognised UK 1st degree or its equivalent, or a BTEC Higher Diploma/Certificate.

Course modules

Core modules: Applied public health: planning and strategies; applied public health in action; risk management in health protection; epidemiology and public health development; ethics and governance; research methods for food safety; dissertation; 1 optional module: Quantitative methodology for research; qualitative methodology for research; information technology and statistics for health; health settings: theory, policy and practice; experiential learning project; informatics for public health.

Assessment methods

The course is assessed by assignments and presentation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 15 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,450 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 500 per Module (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 500 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 500 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 500 per Module (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Preston Campus Preston PR1 2HE North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01772 892400