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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Sociology Of Health And Sickness Health Economics

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The MSc Population Health provides you with the key skills for a career in public health. Through a range of optional modules, it also provides the opportunity to progress your career in a range of parallel areas, including health policy, programme management, health inequalities and urban and environmental planning. You will learn how to define and measure health, understand the role of socioeconomic and behavioural determinants of health, appreciate how health systems and public policy impact on health, and learn how to evaluate interventions to improve population health.

Careers

You will gain knowledge and transferable skills relevant to careers in public health, health policy, epidemiology and healthcare management, as well as in associated areas such as urban and environmental planning and health financing.

Employability

You will gain interdisciplinary skills and knowledge in population health which are core to careers in the health sector and beyond. Optional modules will enable you to focus the development of your skills in research methods; public health and health systems; sexual health and infectious disease; and health across the lifecourse. Discussions on the policy and practice of population health will help you engage with and apply critical thinking to real-world problems.

Different course options

Full time | UCL (University College London) | 1 year | 28-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

28-SEP-20

Modules

Epidemiology - Core
Core Concepts in Population Health - Core
Basic Statistics for Medical Science - Core
Health Systems in a Global Context - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£10,160

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£25,900

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

An upper second-class Bachelor's degree in a relevant subject from a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard; or a professional qualification in a health-related area such as medicine or nursing of an equivalent standard. Relevant research, work or volunteer experience will be viewed favourably. Students without the minimum academic standards may be considered if they have extensive relevant work or research experience.

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