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Global Public Health Leadership MPH or PGDip or PGCert

Global Public Health Leadership MPH or PGDip or PGCert

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Distance without attendance | Oxford Brookes University | 12 months | 30-JAN-23

Study mode

Distance without attendance


12 months

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MPH - Master of Public Health

Subject areas

Health Service Administration / Management Health Promotion Environmental Health (General)

Course type


Course Summary


Our Master of Public Health (MPH) prepares you for key roles in the applied promotion and implementation of public health projects. It will develop you as a public health leader in the global context of practice.

Our course is rooted in public health evidence and focuses on developing real-life and employment-ready skills. You will learn to respond to a changing and challenging environment as well as gain the required:

  • knowledge
  • skills
  • critical awareness
  • and integrated understanding of leadership.

You will develop practice and theorise professional and organisational development, while learning in a supportive environment.

You will take eight, interactive distance-learning modules, so you can study at a pace suited to you. While gaining key leadership skills as you continue in your practice community or public health employment context. Each module has an introductory study skills refresher unit. This enables you to perform to the best of your ability and make the most of the academic material offered.

Career prospects

As a graduate, you will benefit from comprehensive knowledge of public health theory, and from a range of CV-ready, employment-focussed skills. The MPH Global Public Health Leadership addresses a growing need for public health leaders and we are confident that it offers a multitude of career opportunities.

Students can also exit with Pgdip/PgCert awards.


Communicable Diseases (20 Credits) - Core
Epidemiology and Research Methods (20 Credits) - Core
Global Public Health Leadership Project (50 Credits) - Core
Community Empowerment and Advocacy (20 Credits) - Core
Health Promotion (20 Credits) - Core
Project Management Skills (10 Credits) - Core
Public Health Leadership (20 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

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Entry requirements

Students require a level 6 degree from a recognised higher education institution or equivalent, and an interest in public health that is demonstrated either in the application / personal statement. Students must be confident in using a computer or similar device to browse websites, send emails, produce documents and upload files. Their computers or devices must have access to the Internet and Google Meet, and we recommend the following minimum standards for your device: Processor: 1.0 GHz or faster; Memory 1GB RAM or more. Running a recent version of Microsoft Windows or Apple Macintosh or Linux or Google Chrome or Google Android operating systems. Internet download speed: 0.5 Mbps or faster. Internet upload speed: 0.2 Mbps or faster.

University information

Based in the historic student city of Oxford, Oxford Brookes is one of the UK’s leading modern universities. It enjoys an international reputation for teaching excellence, innovative approaches to learning, and strong links with business and industry. The university welcomes students from more than 140 countries around the world and is proud of its diverse, inclusive community. Oxford Brookes is known for great teaching and equipping students...more