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.
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.
Gain sought-after professional expertise in mental health and wellbeing, take a first step towards a career in counselling or build the research skills needed for a doctoral degree with this fully online masters from a University that’s in the top 1% worldwide. Benefit from the programme’s positive approach to mental wellbeing and increase your awareness of cultural factors affecting mental health. This masters builds on your previous experience, balances practical and research skills and brings you into contact with an international cohort of working professionals from different backgrounds. Graduate ready to progress to a doctoral degree and/ or to promote mental well being in professional roles in a wide range of sectors – such as health, education, and training – across the globe.
Equip yourself with the knowledge, skills and insights to shape public health and make a difference in your community wherever you are in the world. The fully online MPH provides an international and integrated approach, developing your knowledge in all the main disciplines of public health. The programme equips you with practical knowledge, problem solving and research skills enabling you to respond to health inequalities and manage and evaluate public health programmes in complex multicultural environments. The MPH helps prepare you to take on senior positions within public, NGO and international settings.
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.
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.
The Erasmus Mundus Master Course in Public Health in Disasters (EMMPHID) is a joint university educational programme organized by the Emergency and Disaster Research Unit of the Universidad de Oviedo (Spain), the Division of Global Health of the Karolinska Institutet (Sweden) and the Centre for Research on Epidemiology of Disasters of the Université catholique de Louvain designed to deliver high quality education and training in the field of Public Health in disaster situations. The Programme is sponsored by the European Union and also involves thirteen associated universities and institutions around the world.
The MSc Health Studies is a an advanced, flexible programme with core modules in research and work-based learning and a range of optional modules designed to enrich your learning. This programme has been constructed to offer flexibility to students who wish to study at Masters level within the sphere of their professional role; a selected area of specific practice; or both.
The Master Programme offers multi-disciplinary expertise and a problem-oriented approach enabling graduates to understand the complexities of health care systems both at macro and micro levels and to perform tasks in analysis, planning, financing and management of health technologies, health care services and health systems.
The aim of the MSc course in Public Health is to train specialists who are capable of monitoring public health problems and planning, implementing and eval The aim of the MSc course in Public Health is to train specialists who are capable of monitoring public health problems, and planning, implementing and evaluating interventions to solve them.uating interventions to solve them.
Nutrition has long been recognised as a vitally important determinant of health status within both industrialised and industrialising countries, but significant changes are occurring in the profile of nutritional problems. This course will give you the specialist scientific knowledge and practical skills to take an active role in international public health nutrition in a range of different settings.