University of Huddersfield

University of Huddersfield

Public Health Administration

For information regarding fees please contact the University direct. This non-clinical course is aimed at individuals currently working or intending to work in public health administration roles. You may be a health or non-health professional who is interested in developing your knowledge and understanding of public health administration. The course provides the opportunity for you to develop leadership, management and administration skills for use in a public health context, which is informed by up to date evidence. You may also broaden your knowledge and understanding of public health issues from an international perspective. This includes a consideration of strategic change and development, leadership and management in public health services.

Entry requirements

2.2 Bachelors degree or above (or equivalent) in a subject relevant to public health, such as health professional qualifications, social sciences, applied sciences, business, leadership, management or administration. Some experience of working in public health services is recommended. Applicants whose first language or language of instruction is not English will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English language qualification. The minimum of IELTS 6.5 overall with no element lower than 6.0, will be considered acceptable, or equivalent. Some option modules may require specific qualifications, experience, expertise or background. Applicants may be eligible to gain accreditation for prior learning towards this course.

Course modules

Modules: critical appraisal of research literature; international perspectives in health and social care; project (health related); public health administration in context; research project preparation; strategic thinking in a healthcare context. Option modules, an example of these is listed below: active ageing for an elderly population; advanced practice in diabetes care; food safety 1; food safety 2 (nutritional aspects); leading teams; long term conditions; nutrition and public health 1; nutrition and public health 2; obesity prevention and management; supporting diabetes self-care.

Assessment methods

Combination of coursework, case based analysis, projects, and presentations.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 36 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Huddersfield Huddersfield HD1 3DH Yorkshire and the Humber

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