Master Public Health and Primary Care

The University of Manchester

Tuition fee:
  • € 5,077 / Year (EEA)
  • € 10,144 / Year (Non-EEA)
Start date: September  2014
Languages:
  • English
Location:
Delivery mode: Blended
Educational variant: Part-time, Full-time

Show more

Your Details
Thank You

Become a StudyPortals member and get access to exclusive information, like scholarships and student reviews, related to your favourite programme!

Please enter your full name.

Something went wrong. Please try again here.

Confirmation e-mail address does not match.

Confirmation e-mail address does not match.

An account with this e-mail already exists. Please log in here.

Are you already a StudyPortals Member?
Find all members only information here

Next

Thank you! Please check your e-mail to activate your account. Once your membership account is activated, you can find all information here.

You can also find alternative Masters here

Add to favourites

Description

Advertisement

The MPH was the first web-based public health Masters programme in the UK. The programme aims to provide students with the skills needed to develop a critical evidence-based approach to the promotion of public health and primary care.

The programme is suitable for any public health or primary care professional wanting to develop public health or research skills, CPD, top-up training for voluntary registration, public health trainees and the MFPH examination, and fourth-year intercalating medical students.

A number of pathways can be followed through this course leading to different awards, as follows:

* Master of Public Health (MPH): the evidence-based approach Streams:

* MPH (Public Health)
* MPH (Primary Care)
* MPH (Health Promotion)
* MPH (Global Health)
* MPH (Global Health and Emergency Humanitarian Assistance)*


* Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health
* Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health
* Individual course units

*Only open to University of Manchester intercalating medical students.

A two-day residential is held at the University at the beginning of the academic year which students are recommended to attend, although it is not compulsory as the same induction material is available online.

Flexible training packages include a Masters; a postgraduate diploma; a postgraduate certificate and individual courses as part of the Public Health Professional Development (PHPD) programme.

Contents

Course aims

By the end of the course, students should be able to:

* Assess evidence that underlies health practice
* Develop a population focus to health issues
* Develop skills to contribute to public health policy-making
* Develop skills necessary to research and answer population health questions

Additional course information Why study at The University of Manchester?

The MPH, which commenced in 2002, is one of The University of Manchester's first e-learning courses to be offered totally online. There are currently 250 students from 24 countries on the course. Students have unparalleled access to a huge range of resources, which are being developed for online use, and one of the best university libraries in the UK.

These programmes are hosted by the Research School of Community-Based Medicine, which is made up from three research groups:

* Primary Care
* Mental Health and Neurodegeneration
* Health Methodology

As one of the highest-ranking universities in the UK that aspires to be one of the top research-led universities in the world, Manchester has a wide community of researchers and learners. Projects undertaken by students are likely to be supervised by researchers from either research division who also create the course material with the teachers of the course.

Module details Course units can be taken as part of a programme or individually as stand-alone courses. All course units except the dissertation are worth 15 credits.

* Masters requires 180 credits
* Postgraduate Diploma requires 120 credits
* Postgraduate Certificate requires 60 credits



Dissertation

The dissertation is worth 60 credits and can take one of five options:

* Research report
* Research protocol
* Public health intervention plan
* Public health report
* Qualitative study

Part-time students are advised to take at least two core course units in the first year of the course, or the first semester for full-time students.

Requirements

Academic entry requirements

As a minimum entry requirement for graduate study students should have an undergraduate degree (with a minimum 2.2 classification). In all cases the degree held must be from a recognised institution. Relevant research or professional experience may be acceptable in place of an academic qualification.

English language requirements

Students whose first language is not English require either:

* IELTS level 6.5 with level 6.5 in reading and writing specifically
* TOEFL 575 (paper-based) or 230 (computer-based)
* Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English Grade A

English Language Requirements

CAE score: 60 (Grade C)

Members only information

Scholarships

Please sign in to have access to members only information like related scholarships, student reviews etc. Not a member yet? Create a StudyPortals membership account now!

Reviews

Please sign in to have access to members only information like related scholarships, student reviews etc. Not a member yet? Create a StudyPortals membership account now!

Create a free account now!

  • Save and compare your favourite study programmes
  • Get a free e-book packed with useful tips about studying in Europe
  • Receive personal updates helping you to find the right study programme for you
Sign up now or log in

Contact

Using the form on this page, you can directly ask questions to the contact persons at the university.

Fill out your contact information and message. The information you fill out in this form will be sent directly to the university. They will reply to you on the e-mail address you provide here.

mastersportal.eu cannot take any responsibility for the answering of contacts or for the content of their replies.

To: School of Dentistry
Subject (Leave Blank):
Your name:
Your e-mail address:
Your message:

Apply for a € 1,000 Scholarship from StudyPortals now Awarded every three months

more information

Thanks for your question

Please provide your e-mail and name, so we can get back to you. Already a member? Sign-in

Or

Please provide a valid e-mail address
Thanks for your question
Please sign-in
Welcome to StudyPortals chat
Thank you
Thank you for your question. We will get back to you soon! The reply will be sent to your account which you can activate via the e-mail you just received. Find more study programmes
More info about studying
in Europe?
Chat with us!
More info about studying
in Europe? Ask a question to
our study advisors!
Chat with us!
Ask a question to our
study advisors! Click here
anywhere