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Public Health and Health Promotion, MSc

Public Health and Health Promotion, MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Health Promotion Environmental Health (General)

Course type


Course Summary

In this course you will study the historical background, current developments, and potential future directions of public health and health promotion, alongside key theoretical and philosophical perspectives. Your research and analytical skills will be honed as you assess the evidence base for public health interventions, while an observation placement will give you valuable experience in real-life application of health promotion theory.

Based in our College of Human and Health Sciences, you will benefit from a diverse teaching and research environment, with many opportunities to make connections with students from a range of disciplines and nationalities.

The course assessment is designed to promote employability and uses different strategies to address the diversity of employability requirements for public health and health promotion practice. Your Master’s qualification in Public Health and Health Promotion will open up opportunities for further study or career development in your chosen discipline, including research, education, policy, and management.

Different course options

Full time | Singleton Park Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



This module contextualises Health Protection within Public Health and Health Promotion Practice. It provides an overview of the key concepts of infection control, prevention of threats to human health from external environmental hazards, and outbreak management

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

To apply for this course you will need a relevant degree at 2.1 or above and an equivalent recognised qualification and/ or two years of relevant employment with evidence of educational/professional achievement.

University information

Located on the stunning Swansea Bay coastline, this Welsh university provides easy access to the city centre, as well as to the beaches of the spectacular Gower Peninsula. Swansea has recently been named University of the Year by students at the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2019, where it was also runner-up in the Postgraduate category. It’s also recognised as a UK top 30 research institution (Research Excellence Framework 2014). The...more