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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Environmental Health (General) Health Promotion

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Course Summary

The MSc Public Health degree will develop your management competencies and research techniques, equipping you to develop your career as a health professional. Whether you are a podiatrist, a speech therapist or a nurse – if you work in any kind of clinical setting you will reach a point at which you cannot progress without some kind of additional training and demonstrable management competency.

The skills you will develop on this course will put you in a good position to progress in your career and take on leadership roles. The course will focus on hot topic within health and cover core modules on epidemiology, health promotion and global health. Our health students often organise local health campaigns within the community, so there are plenty of opportunities to get involved and make a difference.

Whatever sector you are working in – the NHS, private health or social care services, community health organisations or a related commercial sector – you will benefit from studying in a superbly resourced environment which is producing research internationally recognised as being of the highest quality.

Your Future Career

This unusual and carefully tailored course will help you progress your career – by developing your research skills and by enhancing your managerial abilities. It will also encourage you to think broadly. For example, while you are treating someone with an obvious ailment such as a broken arm, you might consider whether there are underlying mental health issues which brought about the injury.

This aligns with the growing emphasis in the health care sector on the integration health care services to meet complex health needs. The Public Health MSc course offers you enhanced employability prospects within the public health sector. This may involve working as a public health specialist or as a practitioner within the directorates of public health in NHS Foundation Trusts or Clinical Commissioning Groups.

Our graduates have returned to careers within NHS or other healthcare sectors with the skills required to take up new levels of responsibility. After completing this course you will be well placed to advance to senior roles, such as director of public health.

Different course options

Full time | University of East London | 1 year | 21-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

21-SEP-20

Modules

Public Health Theory and Policy
Behaviour change and Health Promotion
Health Economics
Global Health
Leadership in Public Health (Mental Wealth)
Public Health Ethics and Law
Principles and Methods of Epidemiology
Research Methods in Public Health
Public Health Project

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,820

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,680

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need 2.2 honours degree in a Health related subject. They will normally be expected to have Grade C in GCSE English and Maths. Applicants must have at least minimum of One year full-time professional experience in a health related subject.

University information

The University of East London has 140 practical, career-focused postgraduate programmes in the areas of: Arts Creative and tech industries Architecture Engineering and construction Cultural studies Social sciences Law Business Education Psychology Health Bioscience Sports Many of these are accredited by professional bodies. The uni is based across two campuses in East London. Stratford has the Olympic Park...more