University of Derby

Public Health

On this course, students will gain an understanding of the underlying causes and mechanisms, and potential public health intervention strategies that are aimed at improving health inequalities. Students will develop the skills and knowledge to become a public health practitioner who is able to lead, develop, and evaluate projects, while learning alongside an experienced teaching team. This course is ideal for those working in public health and those who are looking for career development opportunities. This course is made up of 50% theory and 50% practice, so it gives you the chance to put your knowledge into practice and develop the skills needed to become a specialist practitioner in your field of expertise.

Course modules

Modules include: essential public health; epidemiology and statistics; health promotion and behaviour change; health leadership, assessment and inequalities; health economics and health information; global issues in environmental and public health; health protection and intervention strategies; independent scholarship.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MPH Full-time September 2018 - 1 Years
MPH Part-time September 2018 - 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Kedleston Road Campus DE22 1GB East Midlands

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