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MPH Masters of Public Health

MPH Masters of Public Health

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Full time | GCU London | 1 year | JAN

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Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MPH - Master of Public Health

Subject areas

Health Promotion Environmental Health (General)

Course type


Course Summary

Increasing inequalities continue to challenge quality of life and life expectancy improvements across the world. An ageing population, increased chronic disease burden, migration, environmental damage and climate change continue to highlight the need for an international workforce to take forward the public health agenda.

Join a university aligned to the global public health research agenda. Learn from our experienced teaching team working with researchers, graduates and external public health employers as part of an international force for the common good. Glasgow Caledonian University's Master of Public Health aims to prevent disease, promote health, and protect the health and well-being of the public through education, research and public health practice and service.

Study in Glasgow and London; on campus or remotely, you will realise the following key learning outcomes:

Gain an understanding of health inequalities and the social determinants of health
Awareness of data and ability to assess the population's health and well-being
Evaluate the effectiveness of public health interventions, programmes and services
Understand how to develop and implement public health policy and strategy
Gain an understanding of health protection and public health intelligence
Understand the key role of health economics in public health
Have the ability to interpret statistical methods to make appropriate recommendations
Propose evidence based interventions to address health inequalities using a social action approach

Graduate opportunities

The programme is flexible to your career needs and provides four exit awards:

Master of Public Health
Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health
Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health with Social Action
Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health

Graduate employability is enhanced by external guest lectures and industry-led programme design which has been mapped to the Faculty of Public Health Core competency levels throughout.


Applied Statistics and Data Analysis for Public Health - Core
Epidemiology: Principles, Application and Evaluation in Practice - Core
Master Dissertation - Core
Advanced Research Methods - Core
The Principles and Theory of Public Health Practice - Core
Social Action Approaches in Public Health - Core
Health Economics - Core

Tuition fees

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Entry requirements

UK honours degree 2:2 (or equivalent) in a relevant subject such as medicine, nursing, dentistry, allied health professions, microbiology or chemistry. If you can demonstrate experience or previous learning you will also be considered by submitting a Recognition of Prior Learning Application.