University of Huddersfield

University of Huddersfield

Public Health Administration

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 bachelor�s degree or above (or equivalent) in a subject relevant to public health. This might include health professional qualifications or others related to social sciences, applied sciences, business, leadership, management or administration. Some experience of working in public health services is recommended. If you were educated outside the UK, you are required to have International English Language Testing System (IELTS) at a score of 6.5 with no lower than 6.0 in any single component.

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

Assessment involves a variety of methods including coursework, case based analysis, projects and presentations. Some option modules may have practical or written examinations.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,800 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 4,800 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months
MSc Part-time £ 400 per Module (home fees) 36 months

Campus details

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

Key information

International office
Telephone number: 
01484 472383