University of Warwick

University of Warwick

Practice of Public Health

This is a 5-day taught module followed by an assignment and is available as a stand-alone PGA or as a module within the MSc public health programme; this is an interdisciplinary degree, drawing upon expertise across a wide range of subject areas and seeks to explore the complexity of public health issues in the UK and internationally; during this course, students learn to: demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge and critical understanding of methods in the practice of public health including health protection, health promotion and disease prevention, demonstrate a systematic understanding of the national and international context and current issues of public health and health care policy; implement methods of assessing public health interventions; prepare appropriate public health protocols and policy documents.

Entry requirements

Applicants usually need at least a 2.2 Honours in a 1st degree of an approved university in a relevant discipline or disciplines. Students whose 1st language is not English should have either IELTS (British council international testing system) of at least 6.5 with 6.5 in reading and writing; TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) of at least 92 (internet-based iBT), PTE 62, CAE 60+ or CPE.

Assessment methods

4,000 word assignment.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGA Part-time day £ 3,370 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
PGA Part-time day £ 7,595 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Warwick Coventry CV4 7AL West Midlands

Key information

PG Admissions
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