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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Environmental Health (General) Health Promotion

Course type


Course Summary

This course improves your knowledge, skills, and practice of primary healthcare, preparing you for more senior roles. Explore the links between policy, evidence and practice and address key questions in healthcare. Learn how successful management requires development of critical approaches to theory, practice, and outcome measurement. Develop knowledge in key competencies necessary to join the UK Voluntary Register for Public Health specialists. The course is taught by relatively small team and draws on guest speakers from a range of public health roles which may include GPs, Community Health Workers, policy makers and public health practitioners. You learn through: seminars; workshops; presentations; oral presentations; reports; essays; book reviews. This course prepares you for a career as a: teenage pregnancy coordinator; health promotion specialist; five-a-day co-ordinator; health visitor; public health nurse; midwife; nurse consultant; PhD study.

Different course options

Full time | Collegiate Campus | 18 months | SEP

Study mode

Full time


18 months

Start date



Inequality, Health And Poverty (15 Credits) - Core
Foundations Of Epidemiology B (15 Credits) - Core
Health, Culture And Public Health Development Work (15 Credits) - Core
Health Promotion Principles, Policy And Practice (15 Credits) - Core
Infectious Disease And Long Term Conditions (15 Credits) - Core
Public Health Evidence: Synthesis And Analysis (15 Credits) - Core
Foundations Of Epidemiology A (15 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have a degree or other qualification at an equivalent level plus experience in the field of public health or research.