Masters in Public Health

Public health study field deals with the health of the community and aims to prevent diseases and manage them by organized actions, information sources and education efforts. It deals with physical and mental health, social well-being improvement particularly in these areas such as waste disposal, water supply, food safety or water pollution. This study field has multidisciplinary approaches such as biostatistics, health services and epidemiology. It also deals with these sub-fields: community health, behavioral health, health of economics, occupational health public policy and environmental health. Public health is important in developing world as well as developed countries.

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Suggested Master's Programmes

Public Health (MPH) Public Health (MPH)
  • Any time
  • National $ 1,222 per module
  • International $ 1,222 per module
  • 29 months

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.

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Public Health (MPH) Public Health (MPH)
  • Dec 2015
    Not specified
  • 24 months

Get the skills and credentials you need to promote healthier individuals, organizations, and communities with Walden’s Master of Public Health study program. Explore the basic functions of public health and gain deeper insight into interdisciplinary competencies such as leadership, diversity, and communications.

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International and Comparative Disability Law and Policy International and Comparative Disability Law and Policy
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 6,015 per year
  • Non-EEA € 13,250 per year
  • 12 months

The introduction of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities has resulted in significant changes in the area of Disability Law and Policy. The LLM in International and Comparative Disability Law and Policy addresses that and graduates from this programme will be the first to emerge skilled in this growing area of law and policy.

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Nutritional Epidemiology and Public Health (online Master Specialisation) Nutritional Epidemiology and Public Health (online Master Specialisation)
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 1,950 per year
  • Non-EEA € 6,937 per year
  • 36 months

The field of nutritional epidemiology and public health aims at elucidating the relationships between dietary intake, nutritional status and health outcomes. We train future epidemiologists in observational and intervention studies, with the aim to generate evidence for preventing disease and promoting health.

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Clinical Investigation Clinical Investigation
  • Any time
    Not specified
  • Not specified

Clinical investigation is the fastest growing discipline in the burgeoning medical device and pharmaceutical industries. Keeping pace with the ever-increasing body of knowledge and new regulatory procedures generated by advances in clinical research is critical to career success.

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Health Science Health Science
  • Jul 2016
  • National AUD 15,617 per module
  • International AUD 28,190 per module
  • 12 months

This program will provide you with an in-depth learning experience in your chosen field, presenting you with employment opportunities across a range of public health disciplines including primary health care, assessment and counselling of alcohol and other drug problems and working with people diagnosed with stroke.

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Bioethics & Society Bioethics & Society
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA £ 8,520 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 17,040 per year
  • 12 months

Advances in biomedicine, neuroscience, and public health raise some of the most difficult ethical and societal questions today. The Bioethics & Society programme allows you to study these questions drawing on concepts, theories, and methods from philosophy and the social sciences. This will enable you to understand how bioethics influences the world, and how you could make an impact.

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Chinese Herbology (M.S.) Chinese Herbology (M.S.)
  • Sep 2015
  • National $ 16,415 per year
  • International $ 16,415 per year
  • 22 months

The Masters degree in Science – Chinese Herbology (MS-CH) program joins the MS-Ac degree program and the MS-TCM degree program within the Acupuncture Institute and will be a part of the Health Sciences Division which also includes physician assistant, nutrition, naturopathic medicine, chiropractic, and dental hygiene.

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Bioética y Derecho Bioética y Derecho
  • Oct 2015
  • EEA € 2,720 per year
  • Non-EEA € 2,720 per year
  • 24 months

The University of Barcelona offers prospective students a wide range of course offerings tailored to their needs and to the needs of society in general, thus placing the University at the head of academic fields in very different degree areas, from technology on the one hand to art on the other.

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Mental Health (MPhil, PhD, MA) Mental Health (MPhil, PhD, MA)
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA £ 4,052 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 12,890 per year
  • 24 months

The Centre offers excellent opportunities for full or part-time research in intellectual disability and community care leading to higher degrees. The Tizard Centre has a strong track record of attracting University and ESRC research studentship funding.

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Graduate Pathway in Global Health Graduate Pathway in Global Health
  • Jan 2016
  • Aug 2015
  • National $ 33,390 per year
  • International $ 33,390 per year
  • 9 months

INTO George Mason University’s Graduate Pathway program in Global Health will prepare you to enter the second year of a Master of Science in Global Health at George Mason University.

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