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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Environmental Health (General) Health Promotion

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Study for an International Public Health Masters at LJMU. This course offers a broad-based understanding of health and its social and environmental determinants.

  • Study at LJMU's world renowned Public Health Institute
  • Develop a broad-based understanding of health and its social and environmental determinants
  • Follow a curriculum informed by key international strategies, the Sustainable Development Goals and Social Determinants of Health
  • Benefit from support and guidance for placement learning opportunities

An improvement in population health is increasingly recognised internationally as a key element of economic and social development and nowhere more urgently than in low and middle income countries. The focus of this programme is to develop the public health approach relevant to these countries, often referred to as low resource settings.

Many of our students come from countries with the so-called double burden of disease. Whilst still fighting infectious diseases, they are also now increasingly faced with a growth in non-communicable diseases like diabetes, high blood pressure and strokes.

Different course options

Full time | Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool | 1 year | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

The dissertation module offers you an opportunity to explore in-depth an area of personal or professional interest that relates to your programme of study. In doing this, you will expand your research skills and apply what you have learned in the earlier modules to your research project. It enables to develop your skills necessary to plan and execute a research project that is relevant to your area of study; effectively communicate research outcomes to an appropriate audience. You can choose your own topic and methodology, though this should be relevant to public health and ideally to your route specialism. You can choose to write up as a full dissertation or as a journal style article (which comes with a viva).

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£15,600

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

You will need: a good honours degree in a health or social science-related discipline or equivalent professional qualifications and experience.

Department profile

Studying for your postgrad at LJMU means benefiting from professionally relevant and up-to-date teaching that will have a real impact on your career. Working at the vanguard of developments in the education, sport and health sectors, our lecturers and professional tutors are actively involved in research, consultancy, knowledge transfer and policy influencing. Add this to our extensive networks with schools and other education providers, as...more

University information

Founded in 1823, Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is ranked in the top 600 higher education institutions in the world (THE World University Ranking 2017/18) and attracts staff and students from over 100 countries. A host of taught courses and research opportunities are available across LJMU’s five faculties: Arts, Professional and Social Studies Education, Health and Community Engineering and Technology Science Liverpool...more