Masters in Public Health

Public health deals with the health of the community and aims to prevent diseases through organised actions, information resources 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. Public health degrees cover multidisciplinary approaches teaching biostatistics, health services and epidemiology. It also deals with these sub-fields: community health, behavioural health, health of economics, occupational health public policy and environmental health.

Graduates of Bachelors and Masters in public health will acquire skills that involve management for different strategies like: strategies for health promotion and protection, strategies for disease prevention and more. Students have to be able to realize a complete analysis regarding a public health issue, they have to know to make proper recommendations for a public health policy or a public health program development.

Career paths after graduating Public Health discipline include: health department administration, public nursing, public health communication, public health planning, emergency coordination, epidemiology, pharmaceuticals, and others.

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Suggested Master's Programmes

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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Public Health (online) Master Public Health (online)
  • Jan 2017
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA £ 585 per module
  • International € 720 per module
  • Not specified

This MPH Public Health course (Online) combines the work of public health theory, practice and research, with expertise from: Life and Medical Science, Nursing and Social Work and The Business School at the University of Hertfordshire.

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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 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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Public Health (MPH) Master Public Health (MPH)
  • Any time
  • EEA € 12,898 per year
  • International € 12,898 per year
  • 19 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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Epidemiology M.Sc. Epidemiology
  • Sep 2016
  • International £ 20,450 per year
  • National £ 8,700 per year
  • 12 months

The MS in Epidemiology degree programme offered by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine equips students with the knowledge and statistical skills to make valuable contributions to medical research as well as public health in low-, middle- and high-income countries.

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