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 Postgrad.Cert. Public Health
  • Jan 2017
  • May 2017
  • Aug 2016
  • Not specified
  • 8 months

The Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health course provides an introduction to modern public health.You will explore contemporary issues facing population health, develop skills in assessing health needs and priority setting and understand the theory and evidence of promoting public health.

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Infection Control M.Sc. Infection Control
  • Apr 2017
  • Oct 2016
  • EEA $ 13,200
  • International $ 13,200
  • Not specified

The MSc Infection Control online has been designed for nurses and other health professionals who have an infection control role in their workplace but is open to anyone with an interest in this area.

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Infection Control Postgrad.Dip. Infection Control
  • Apr 2017
  • Oct 2016
  • EEA $ 8,800
  • International $ 8,800
  • Not specified

The Postgraduate Diploma in Infection Control is an advanced qualification designed to equip nurses and other healthcare professionals with a comprehensive understanding of infectious disease control and prevention in hospital, social care and community settings.

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Public Health (MPH) Master Public Health (MPH)
  • Any time
  • Not specified
  • 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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Molecular Mechanisms of Disease M.Sc. Molecular Mechanisms of Disease
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 1,984 per year
  • International € 10,137 per year
  • 24 months

Do you want to contribute to the development of new therapies for metabolic, infectious and immunological diseases or cancer? The Research Master's in Molecular Mechanisms of Disease offers you a in-depth knowledge and research experience of disease-related molecular mechanisms. You will also be part of the unique research community that is found within the Radboud Institute for Molecular Life Sciences.

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Public Health (MPH) Master Public Health (MPH)
  • Any time
  • EEA € 12,898 per year
  • International € 12,898 per year
  • 18 months

Whether you are looking for a career that will enable you to influence the health and wellbeing of populations at a local, national or international level, you can unlock this opportunity with an online Master of Public Health (MPH) at University College Cork Online.

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Public Health (MPH) Master Public Health (MPH)
  • Dec 2016
  • Not specified
  • 24 months

Become an effective advocate as you promote the health of individuals, organizations, and communities with the Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) from Walden University. In this program, explore issues affecting the public health field today.

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Nursing and Healthcare Quality Improvement M.Sc. Nursing and Healthcare Quality Improvement
  • Any time
  • EEA € 12,898 per year
  • International € 12,898 per year
  • 24 months

With University College Cork Online MSc Nursing and Healthcare Quality Improvement programme, you’ll work closely with our acclaimed teaching staff to apply the skills essential to successful clinical leadership and delivery of quality evidence-based care. We can help you to develop a personally prosperous and fulfilling future in an employment sector ripe for nursing expertise.

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Occupational Health M.Sc. Occupational Health
  • Any time
  • EEA € 12,898 per year
  • International € 12,898 per year
  • 19 months

The MSc in Occupational Health from University College Cork Online takes a uniquely integrated approach to occupational health and safety, exploring psychological factors alongside more traditional physical risk factors, to help students develop strategies to fulfil the needs of the modern workplace.

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Nutritional Epidemiology and Public Health (online Master Specialisation) M.Sc. Nutritional Epidemiology and Public Health (online Master Specialisation)
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 2,000 per year
  • International € 8,300 per year
  • 36 months

Do you think it is interesting to study the role that nutrition and lifestyle play in the development of diseases? Epidemiologists try to detect these relationships in large groups of people. Epidemiology is the basic science of public health. Research results are the starting points for health advice and lead to a greater understanding of cause and effect. If it is known that certain behaviour leads to a disease, then you can quantify the impact of that behaviour and establish effective measures for disease prevention.

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Advanced Safety Science Practice Postgrad.Cert. Advanced Safety Science Practice
  • Mar 2017
  • Jul 2016
  • Not specified
  • 6 months

The aim of the Graduate Certificate in Advanced Safety Science Practice is to provide students who have graduated with aBachelor of OHS or Graduate Diploma of OHS an opportunity to further develop their safety science related knowledge, analysis and research skills in a way that will enable them to lead and manage specific complex safety environments.

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Public Policy and Global Health M.Sc. Public Policy and Global Health
  • Sep 2016
  • Not specified
  • 12 months

The MSc in Public Policy and Global Health emphasis is the development and implementation of public policies to improve the welfare and general health of populations through existing health and governmental systems. To do this, the course examines how societies think about and act on public health problems in a world where both the origins of the problems and their solutions operate at multiple levels and (often) across political, social and cultural boundaries. A secondary theme is the development and evaluation of research evidence upon which such policies can be built or improved.

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