University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Public Health

This programme will prepare you for a challenging rewarding career to improve the health of individuals and communities. You will develop essential skills in epidemiology, quantitative and qualitative research methods, medical statistics and health improvement and in devising effective public health programmes. We offer pathways in intelligence, global health and nutrition, to equip you for professional practice in these specialisms. We draw on the professional experience from academic researchers and practitioners from across the University, including medicine, social sciences, demography, geography and law. Accreditation: International Union for Health Promotion and Education (MSc PH) and UK ssociation for Nutrition (MSc PH(N)). Available full-and part-time and as a PG Dip and PG Cert.

Entry requirements

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

Course modules

PgCert

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: 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.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,920 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,960 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

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

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Key information

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023 8059 5500