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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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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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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Clinical Epidemiology Clinical Epidemiology
  • Feb 2016
  • National AUD 6,973 per module
  • International AUD 13,605 per module
  • 6 months

The Graduate Certificate in Clinical Epidemiology is an introductory program of particular relevance to those in public health. It allows students to gain some research skills and training relevant to their area of employment, whilst not necessitating immersion in study to the same depth as that required for the Graduate Diploma in Clinical Epidemiology.

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Translational Oncology Translational Oncology
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA £ 5,600 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 14,500 per year
  • 12 months

One in three individuals will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. It therefore represents a leading cause of mortality globally, which means researchers and clinicians with expertise in this area are in high demand. This MSc has been designed to help meet this demand by providing you with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the causes and treatment of cancer from 'bench-to-bedside'.

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Waste and Resource Management PgDip/PgCert Waste and Resource Management PgDip/PgCert
  • Oct 2015
  • EEA £ 9,000 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 17,500 per year
  • 12 months

This course will provide students with advanced technical and professional knowledge in waste technology and management in order to meet the requirements expected of modern waste managers working in the industrial, government and consulting sectors.

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Environmental Risk Management PgDip/PgCert Environmental Risk Management PgDip/PgCert
  • Oct 2015
  • EEA € 9,000 per year
  • Non-EEA € 17,500 per year
  • 12 months

Global environmental change, natural disasters, pollution incidents and controversial technologies have brought risk to the forefront of science, governance, and into the public eye. Demand has grown for individuals with deep expertise in understanding and assessing the complexities of environmental risk.

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Clinical Epidemiology Clinical Epidemiology
  • Feb 2016
  • National AUD 13,946 per module
  • International AUD 25,980 per module
  • 18 months

This program provides graduates with a strong research capacity, an advanced understanding of epidemiological concepts, and knowledge of the application of methods in biostatistics, and economics in a variety of health settings.

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Epidemiology Epidemiology
  • Sep 2015
  • National $ 15,662 per year
  • International $ 30,764 per year
  • 24 months

The Master of Science (M.S.) Degree is a research-oriented degree within the general field of epidemiology. It includes the preparation of a thesis or comprehensive examination and is appropriate for students intending to go into a research career.

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Public Health Public Health
  • Aug 2016
  • National $ 23,457 per year
  • International $ 36,158 per year
  • 24 months

The UCD MPH program is designed for people interested in disease prevention and community health. Students can earn their MPH degree in epidemiology or general public health.

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Public Health Public Health
  • Feb 2016
  • National AUD 15,422 per module
  • International AUD 26,780 per module
  • 12 months

This program will provide an opportunity for individuals to undertake professional development and develop a strong foundation in public health. The program will be of interest to individuals of all ages, at any stage of their career, who have a basic undergraduate degree and are working in, or intending to work in, the area of public health. This includes clinicians and allied health professionals, health planners and managers, individuals working in health promotion, health protection or health surveillance.

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