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Full time | Guy's Campus | 1 year | SEP

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Full time


1 year

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Key information

Qualification type

MPH - Master of Public Health

Subject areas

Environmental Health (General) Health Promotion

Course type


Course Summary

The Master of Public Health (MPH) course is a multidisciplinary course of study that aims to provide graduates and holders of relevant medical or non- medical professional qualifications with the advanced academic background required for leadership roles in public health. The course covers the breadth of public health.

Key benefits:

  • Flexible interdepartmental study programme that can be tailored to reflect your academic interests
  • Regular speakers from local NHS bodies and central government agencies such as Public Health England and the Department of Health
  • Combines the development of a strong interdisciplinary foundation in public health with the opportunity to develop specialist expertise.

Career prospects:

A useful source of public health careers information is the NHS Health Careers website. You might find it helpful to review the information on this website as a starting point if you are considering a career in public health, or would like to further your current career in public health.


This 60 credit module is a compulsory element of the MPH. It enables the student to demonstrate the ability to work independently and develop skills in problem solving, time and resource management, communication, as well as in research and the interpretation of knowledge and critical analysis.
Prevention & Control of Communicable Disease (15 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students should have Bachelor’s degree with 2:1 honours is normally required. Applicants with a 2:2 (or overseas equivalent) will be considered where they offer significant work experience in a related field. A degree level professional qualification in an appropriate subject, normally with some experience in the broad field of public health (or primary care for MPH (Primary Care) applicants) will also be considered.