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

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