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Applied Health Sciences, MSc

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24 months

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Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Health Studies

Course type


Course Summary

Our MSc in Applied Health Sciences is a uniquely flexible programme.

Choose from a wide range of online and on-campus courses to build an MSc, Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) or Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert) at your own pace.

Tailor your qualification to your research interests and career goals. And choose to study 100% online or via a mix of online and on-campus courses.

You can focus on applied health disciplines including:

Global Health

Health Data Science

Health Economics

Human Nutrition

Public Health.

Choose your entry route

This programme has been designed with flexibility in mind. It gives you a choice of entry routes:

Enter directly to the MSc, PgDip, or PgCert.

Use our online short courses to earn an MSc, PgDip, or PgCert one or two short courses at a time.

Transfer from other relevant programmes delivered by our Institute of Applied Health Sciences. For example, if you’re studying for our PgCert in Research Methods for Health, you can use your credits towards a PgDip or MSc in Applied Health Sciences.


You?ll cover the following topics: Public health principles; Population nutritional concerns; Food and nutrition security; Food in society; Nutrition policy; Nutrition communication and Professional public health practice.

Tuition fees

UK fees
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International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

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Entry requirements

A health-related honours degree (a 2:2 or at least 60%) or be able to demonstrate evidence of equivalent experience in healthcare practice or research. We also consider applications from students with a pure science, social science or a humanities first degree who have a keen interest in health.