University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Public Health

Our Master of Public Health (MPH) course offers an innovative approach to learning that meets the training needs of health professionals interested in a career in public health or those seeking new skills in this area. Contemporary public health practice requires practitioners to be adaptable and flexible, with a broad experience of a range of subject areas. This course will equip you with: the skills and knowledge to apply to public health concerns at local, national and international level; the ability to apply relevant theory and scientific principles to practical situations; the capability of meeting core-competencies in public health. We offer a number of different pathways including: postgraduate certificate; postgraduate diploma; Master of Public Health. Those with an interest in a more specialised approach to public health can opt to take one of our MSc degree streams in Health Promotion, Primary Care, Global Health, and Global Health and Emergency Humanitarian Assistance.

Entry requirements

An Undergraduate degree (with a minimum 2.2 classification); relevant research or professional experience may be acceptable in place of an academic qualification, but enrolment will only be on the diploma in the 1st instance; IELTS level 6.5 with level 6.5 in reading and writing specifically; TOEFL 575 (paper-based) or 230 (computer-based); Cambridge certificate of proficiency in English grade A.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MPH On-line study September 2016 - 1 years
PgCert On-line study September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip On-line study September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

Key information

Medicine - PGT
Telephone number: 
0161 305 1648