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MSc - Master of Science
Health Promotion Environmental Health (General)
The MSc Public Health degree will develop your management competencies and research techniques, equipping you to develop your career as a health professional. Whether you are a podiatrist, a speech therapist or a nurse – if you work in any kind of clinical setting you will reach a point at which you cannot progress without some kind of additional training and demonstrable management competency.
The skills you will develop on this course will put you in a good position to progress in your career and take on leadership roles. The course will focus on hot topic within health and cover core modules on epidemiology, health promotion and global health. Our health students often organise local health campaigns within the community, so there are plenty of opportunities to get involved and make a difference.
Whatever sector you are working in – the NHS, private health or social care services, community health organisations or a related commercial sector – you will benefit from studying in a superbly resourced environment which is producing research internationally recognised as being of the highest quality.
Your Future Career
This unusual and carefully tailored course will help you progress your career – by developing your research skills and by enhancing your managerial abilities. It will also encourage you to think broadly. For example, while you are treating someone with an obvious ailment such as a broken arm, you might consider whether there are underlying mental health issues which brought about the injury.
This aligns with the growing emphasis in the health care sector on the integration health care services to meet complex health needs. The Public Health MSc course offers you enhanced employability prospects within the public health sector. This may involve working as a public health specialist or as a practitioner within the directorates of public health in NHS Foundation Trusts or Clinical Commissioning Groups.
Our graduates have returned to careers within NHS or other healthcare sectors with the skills required to take up new levels of responsibility. After completing this course you will be well placed to advance to senior roles, such as director of public health.
For this course (per year)
Students will need to pay £14,760 per year for September 2022 entry. The fees are subject to change and is a guide for January 2022 entry.
Students need minimum 2.1 Honours in a Health related subject. We would normally expect you to have Grade C in GCSE English and Maths. Applicants must have at least minimum of One year full-time professional experience in a health related subject. Applicants who have a lower second-class honours degree but have relevant employment experience in the health sector may be considered by the admissions tutor and the programme leader on an individual basis. Applicants whose qualifications do not conform to these criteria may be admitted to the programme at the admission tutors’ and programme leaders’ discretion.
At UEL, 94% of the university’s research is considered to be of international standard (REF 2014). Plus, £250k is awarded each year for postgraduate scholarships, providing a 50% discount on taught postgraduate tuition fees. The university is based across two campuses in the thriving area of East London. Stratford has the Olympic Park on its doorstep while Docklands campus has its own train station. Together, they offer over £450 million of...more
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