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.
Recognised UK 1st degree or its equivalent, or a BTEC Higher Diploma/Certificate.
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.
The course is assessed by assignments and presentation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 10,450 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 500 per Module (home fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Preston Campus||Preston||PR1 2HE||North West|