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Full time | Lansdowne Campus | 1 year | 19-SEP-22

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

19-SEP-22

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Health Promotion Environmental Health (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Reflecting local, national and international public health agendas, this academic course gives you the opportunity to explore in-depth public health issues with public health academics, researchers and practitioners.

Why study MSc Public Health at BU?

  • Learn about epidemiology and critical evaluation techniques to identify what influences the health of national and international populations and determine their health status and needs
  • Formulate your own health solutions, consider the role and function of partnership working to improve public health, as well as critically evaluate health strategies
  • You’ll have the opportunity to focus your assignment work on your own specific public health-related interests
  • The course attracts students internationally, so you’ll study alongside students from across the world, sharing experiences and widening perspectives on public health issues
  • You will be able to apply for student membership of The Royal Society for Public Health
  • Choose to study full-time, part-time or take standalone units.

Who is this course suited to?

We welcome professionals from a range of backgrounds, not necessarily in healthcare – past students have included doctors, teachers, nurses, midwives and community public health workers.

Public health involves multi-agency involvement and partnerships and the course is suited to those with interests such as public health, community development, housing, environment, health promotion, transport, environmental health, partnerships, quality improvement and epidemiology.

Careers

This course will prepare you for a diverse range of roles in public health due to its focus on developing your research skills and knowledge to underpin public health practice. This includes working in a wide range of areas in governmental and non-governmental organisations in the UK or internationally.

Modules

This unit will help you to prepare a proposal for a piece of research, literature review or a practice development study. You'll learn how to draw on evidence for identifying and putting together a research question and approaches to investigating it. You'll also discuss issues related to the enquiry process.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£8,000

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

£14,750

Entry requirements

Students need a bachelors honours degree with 2:2 in any subject or equivalent. Experience or insight into related work/study/research is usually required.

University information

Based by the sea in south-west England, just two hours from London by train, Bournemouth University offers over 90 taught Master’s courses as well as many research programmes. 16% of its students are in postgraduate study, meaning you’ll be joining a thriving postgraduate community. The university has four academic faculties, divided into numerous individual subject areas: Health & Social Sciences Departments: Medical Science & Public...more

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