University of Cumbria

University of Cumbria

Applied Public Health (Global Health)

This course aims to develop a critical understanding of the impact of the social determinants of health. It embraces the social determinants of health and mobilisation for social change.

Entry requirements

1st or 2nd class Honours degree. Students with other qualifications may be admitted to the course via APL procedures.

Course modules

Mandatory: Public health and social change; global issues and public health; leadership in global public health; research methods; dissertation. Students must study the equivalent of 40 credits from the following optional modules or claim credit for Prior Learning (APL): Building community capacity; migration and health; health in transition; facilitating health behaviour change; negotiated learning.

Assessment methods

Reports; case study; presentation; evidence based plan; research proposal; reflective analysis; demographic trends analysis; dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning £ 4,500 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Distance learning £ 10,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance Learning

Key information

Course Enquiry Centre
Telephone number: 
0845 606 1144