Public Health and Health Promotion, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    17500 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
    7500 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
  • English
    Language
University rank #401 (ARWU) ,
The MSc Public Health and Health Promotion has been specially designed to give you up-to-date knowledge and the necessary skills to be able to understand and apply your learning in analysing evidence, assessing need, planning, implementation and the evaluation of public health and health promotion in a range of contexts.

About

The overall aim of the MSc in Public Health and Health Promotion is for students to gain advanced skills, principles and knowledge in public health and health promotion whilst also developing a critical and multidisciplinary approach to the complexities of public health and health promotion challenges and possibilities.

The programme reflects the multidisciplinary nature of public health and health promotion and includes:

  • health promotion
  • global public health
  • health policy
  • politics, sociology
  • psychology, communication
  • advanced academic and research skills.

You will develop your knowledge in public health and health promotion as well as build your research skills.The programme has an active learning and research-led approach.

Aims

The MSc programme in Public Health and Health Promotion allows students to:

  • Investigate the scope and nature of contemporary public health and health promotion at the local, national and global levels, focusing on its development, current priorities and future challenges.

  • Explore the major determinants of health and explore ways to promote public health and health promotion that address social and economic inequalities, are culturally sensitive, and promote values of social justice.
  • Build knowledge and skills in reflective practice, research, communication, transferable skills and working in groups.

  • Develop knowledge and skills in the principles and complexities of using evidence, including researching, analysing and evaluating health information and policy.
  • Explore a multidisciplinary approach to public health and health promotion.

  • Examine ethical, political, societal and cultural dilemmas that arise in public health and health promotion.
  • Provide the opportunity to conduct an empirical research project in a contemporary issue associated with public health and health promotion.

Programme Structure

Compulsory Modules

  • Global Public Health
  • Health Promotion
  • Health and Society
  • Evidence and Communication
  • Health Policy, Politics and Social Justice
  • Implementing Change in Public Health and Health Promotion

Approaches to Research

This module will provide you with an overview of different approaches to research including qualitative research, quantitative research and systematic reviews.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

A UK first or second class Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification such as health promotion, public health, allied health, health related studies, medical sciences social sciences, biosciences, sport science and environmental health.

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS: 6.5 (min 6 in all areas)

  • Pearson: 58 (51 in all subscores)

  • BrunELT: 65% (min 60% in all areas)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

  • UK/EU students: £7,500 full-time; £3,750 part-time
  • International students: £17,500 full-time; £8,750 part-time

Living costs for London

684 - 830 /month
Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.