University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Public Health

Our MSc in Public Health offers a challenging and rewarding masters programme in all aspects of public health with optional pathways that specialises in nutrition, intelligence and global health. Our modules cover a broad range of subjects, taught by expert academic staff with a focus on professional practice. They will equip you for a successful career in the public or private sectors or a role as an academic researcher. We will also support you to develop the essential skills in epidemiology and statistics you will need to analyse healthcare data and develop your own campaigns.

Entry requirements

MSc: Second-class degree, or relevant professional qualification or post-qualifying professional experience

Course modules

Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert: Core modules: Introduction to Human Genetics and Genomics; Omic Techniques and their application to Genomic Medicine. Optional Modules: Genomics of Common and Rare Inherited Diseases; Molecular Pathology of Cancer and Application in Cancer Diagnosis, Screening, and Treatment; Pharmacogenomics and Stratified Healthcare; Application of Genomics in Infectious Disease, Bioinformatics, Interpretation, and Data Quality Assurance in Genome Analysis; Ethical, Legal and Social Issues in Applied Genomics; Counselling Skills for Genomics; Workplace-based Learning. Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip: Core modules: Epidemiology; Medical Statistics and Qualitative Methods for Public Health; Enabling Change for Health Improvement; Development and Implementation of Policies and Strategies Public health programme: Advanced Statistical Methods for Epidemiology; Communicable Disease Control; Developing Public Health Practice; Food Systems; Health Care Organisation and Evaluation; Health Economics; Population, Poverty and Policy; Public Health, Law and Ethics Nutrition pathway: Assessment of Nutritional Status; Food Systems; Nutrition in Harsh Environments Intelligence pathway: Core skills in Geographical Information Systems (GIS); GIS for Analysis of Health; GIS for Healthcare Management Global Health pathway: Critical Issues in Global Health: Concepts and Case Studies; Demographic Methods 1; Methods and Analysis of Global Health Trends and Differentials MSc: Core modules: Epidemiology; Medical Statistics and Qualitative Methods for Public Health; Enabling Change for Health Improvement; Development and Implementation of Policies and Strategies Public health programme. Optional: Advanced statistical methods for epidemiology; Communicable disease control; Developing public health practice; Food systems; Health care organisation and evaluation; Health policy and economics; Population, poverty and policy; Public health, law and ethics. Nutrition pathway Additional core: Assessment of nutritional status; Food Systems. Optional Nutrition pathway; Nutrition in harsh environments; Developing public health practice; Health policy and economics. Intelligence pathway Additional core: Core skills in Geographical Information Systems (GIS). Optional Intelligence pathway: GIS for analysis of health; GIS for healthcare management; Advanced statistical methods for epidemiology; Health policy and economics. Global Health pathway Additional core: Critical Issues in Global Health; Demographic Methods 1; Methods and Analysis of Global Health Trends and Differentials. Optional Global Health pathway: Health policy and economics; Population, poverty and policy; Communicable disease control. Note: modules vary from year to year.

Assessment methods

The range of assessment methods may include: critical appraisals, case studies, problem solving, multiple choice exams, reflective accounts, essays, debates, oral presentations and a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 17,546 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (England) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 8,773 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (EU) 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2019 3,083 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2019 3,083 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2019 11,698 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2019 3,083 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2019 5,849 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2019 3,083 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2019 6,166 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2019 3,083 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2019 6,166 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2019 6,166 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2019 6,166 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2019 6,166 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2019 3,083 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2019 6,166 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2019 3,084 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2019 3,084 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2019 3,084 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2019 3,084 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2019 3,084 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2019 3,084 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2019 5,850 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 2,925 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 1,542 per Year 1 (England) 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 1,542 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 1,542 per Year 1 (EU) 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 1,542 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 1,542 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 1,542 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site - Highfield Campus SO17 1BJ South East

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Key information

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Postgraduate Taught Admissions - Faculty of Medicine
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02380594408