Key information

Number of credits: 180 credits
Duration: Approximately 29 months
Module length: 12 weeks, normally followed by a 2-week break*

The world faces a growing list of public health challenges — from the impact of new technologies on public health management, the outbreaks of infectious diseases and the risks of legal drugs to environmental issues, nutritional problems and ageing populations — as well as a shortage of skilled public health workers1.

To address these challenges and more, organisations and communities need well-trained, experienced public health professionals who can plan and implement effective public health solutions.

Our Master of Public Health (MPH) programme, delivered 100% online, seeks to equip you with the critical thinking and decision-making skills you need to advance your career in public health and become an agent of positive change.

Through this interdisciplinary programme, you gain an understanding of global public health issues and explore theories and practices that will help you prepare to address the public health needs of your community and around the world.

Programme overview.

Programme highlights

Gain knowledge and skills to plan and implement innovative, effective public health interventions that reflect an understanding of complex and dynamic public health issues

Develop the confidence to challenge and extend knowledge and practice in public health management in different contexts

Enhance your career prospects in the public health sector by developing vital leadership, analytical and personal skills

Engage in networking opportunities across an international public health community through high levels of collaboration and interaction

Attain a global perspective while developing a thorough knowledge in all the main disciplines of public health

* Breaks between modules may vary as the academic calendar is subject to change.
1World Health Statistics 2012, World Health Organization

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