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Studying Public Health

Public health is an interdisciplinary study in the field of life sciences and helps ensure national health, mainly by informing the population and promoting preventive treatments as well as giving advice for healthy living. Public health graduates can work in nursing, NGOs, research, pharmaceuticals, and more.

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Studying in United Kingdom

The moment you will step into a UK university campus, you will feel you have entered a fairy tale. The UK campuses are mesmerizing and the student facilities are outstanding. All the modern and unique features of British universities enable you to engage in ground-breaking research and experience top quality teaching and learning.

368 Public Health Master's degrees in United Kingdom

M.B.A. Strategic Health and Social Care

The internationally recognised Strategic Health and Social Care MBA from Manchester Metropolitan University offers you the chance to build your wider business acumen, as well as learn the specialist tools and techniques needed to confidently lead in this evolving sector and take the next step in your professional development journey.

Man Met
M.Sc. Public Health

Turn public health theory into social action and create meaningful change at the local, national and international levels with our MSc Public Health. The Public Health programme is offered at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Department of Social Sciences, Media and Journalism
Postgraduate Diploma Public Health

The Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health from University of Essex Online is an advanced qualification designed to equip busy health professionals with a recognised qualification from a top UK university while continuing to work at the same time.

M.Sc. Person-Centred Practice

The routes in the Person-Centred Practice Framework from Queen Margaret University seek to influence and enable the transformative processes of personal and professional development through engagement, facilitation and evaluation of person-centred teaching and learning approaches. 

School of Health Sciences
MPH Public Health

Become a leader in public health on this dynamic Masters in Public Health (MPH) programme from City, University of London and make a positive change in the world

School of Health Sciences
Postgraduate Certificate Public Health

This online Public Health Postgraduate Certificate from University of Essex Online will help you 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.

Master Public Health (MPH)

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.

M.Sc. Medical Ultrasound

With flexible study options tailored to your area of practice, GCU’s MSc Medical Ultrasound gives you the theoretical foundation and real-world experience you need to improve not only your own work – but your field at large. The Medical Ultrasound programme is offered at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Department of Life Sciences
Postgraduate Diploma Level 7 diploma in Health and Social Care

To survive in today's competitive environment, busy and ambitious professionals need wide range of skills, knowledge and expertise. With the ultimate flexiblility which our programme offers, you can advance in your career and still continu e to manage other responsibilities in your life. London School of Planning and Management offers the Level 7 diploma in Health and Social Care.

MPH Public Health

The Master of Public Health (MPH) programme online from University of Essex Online has been designed for busy health professionals looking to gain a recognised qualification from a top UK university while continuing to work at the same time.

MSc/PgDip/PgCert Mental Health and Clinical Psychology

The /PgDip/PgCert Mental Health and Clinical Psychology from London South Bank University is designed for those with interests or experience in the field of mental health and clinical psychology, and has a distinctive emphasis on the experiences of people who live with distress.

M.Sc. Epidemiology

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.

Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health
M.Sc. Public Health for Eye Care

The MS in Public Health for Eye Care programme offered by London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine provides ophthalmic professionals with the knowledge and skills required to reduce blindness and visual disability in their populations by developing an evidence-based public health approach for the control and management of blinding eye diseases.

Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases
Postgraduate Diploma Advanced Clinical Practice (Top-up to M.Sc.)

This Advanced Clinical Practice (Top-up to M.Sc.) Pg.Dip. from London South Bank University has therefore been developed for both experienced qualified registered nurses and other health professionals working in primary, secondary and tertiary health care settings, who wish to undertake advanced clinical education at master's level. 

PgCert/ PgDip/ MSc Perinatal Mental Health

This Perinatal Mental Health course from London South Bank University offers the opportunity to gain a recognised postgraduate award at Certificate, Diploma or Masters level, enhancing your employability prospects.

M.Sc. Public Health

This programme covers the whole breadth of public health, which focuses on high-, middle- and low-income countries. Students can follow a general public health course or concentrate on one of five more specific streams. 

Faculty of Public Health and Policy
MSc/PGDip/PGCert Global Health Policy

These programmes provide students with an in-depth understanding of the planning and delivery of policy responses to global health concerns and issues. They focus on approaches to effective policy-making which contributes to the protection and promotion of population health in a globalising world, at both national and transnational levels.

Faculty of Public Health and Policy
M.Sc. Reproductive and Sexual Health Research

The MS in Reproductive and Sexual Health Research offered by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is Europe’s only graduate course in reproductive health research and is designed for those interested in acquiring the research skills necessary to conduct policy-relevant research into sexual and reproductive health.

Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health
M.Sc. Public Health for Development

The Public Health for Development course from London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine equips students with skills needed to appreciate and analyse the state of public health in low- and middle-income countries and to design and evaluate actions to address public health concerns. We consider public health and the provision of health services from a multidisciplinary perspective.

Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases
MPH Public Health (International) (12 months)

This Public Health (International) (12 months) programme at University of Leeds provides public health professionals with an understanding of the health needs of populations and how to effectively intervene to strengthen health systems and improve health in an international context.

Leeds Institute of Health Sciences
MPH Public Health - Health Management, Planning and Policy (International) (18 months)

This Public Health - Health Management, Planning and Policy (International) (18 months) programme at the University of Leeds deals with the management, planning and policy issues for public health services in countries with developing health systems. It will help you acquire the skills and knowledge necessary for building new health services and improving existing health systems.

Leeds Institute of Health Sciences
MPH Public Health - Health Management, Planning and Policy (International) (12 months)

This Public Health - Health Management, Planning and Policy (International) (12 months) programme at the University of Leeds deals with the management, planning and policy issues for public health services in countries with developing health systems. It will help you acquire the skills and knowledge necessary for building new health services and improving existing health systems.

Leeds Institute of Health Sciences
Postgraduate Certificate Medical Simulation

We understand how difficult it can be for busy professionals to develop their knowledge and expertise, and this course recognises this fact.

Faculty of Health & Social Sciences
M.Sc. Specialist Community Public Health Nursing

The programme is 50% theory and 50% practice and is integrated across the duration of the course. The theoretical component is undertaken at the University and the practical component in a clinical setting, under the supervision of a qualified professional Practice Teacher from the chose specialist pathway.

Faculty of Health and Social Care
M.Sc. Surgical Care Practice

This innovative Masters degree is suitable for qualified practitioners who have been appointed to surgical care practice training posts within surgical directorates. Your role should encompass the provision of care and appropriate intervention within the perioperative environment, on wards and/or in clinics (usually within a specified surgical specialty).

Postgraduate Certificate Non-Medical Prescribing

The aim of this Non-Medical Prescribing programme at Queen's University Belfast is to prepare safe and effective practitioners, who are competent to prescribe within a legal and ethical context. This programme provides students with high-quality teaching that is informed by current research and scholarship.

M.Sc. Physician Associate

Learn the skills and knowledge required to support doctors in the diagnosis and management of patients. At Worcester you will be specially trained to take medical histories, perform physical examinations, request and analyse test results, diagnose illnesses, and develop treatment and management plans.

Master Programmes
M.PH Public Health (Online Distance Learning)

Public health aims to promote health, prevent disease, reduce inequalities in health, and prolong life. The population perspective of public health ensures that its practitioners are well placed to improve health wherever they are. The Public Health (Online Distance Learning) programme is offered by the University of Glasgow.

College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences
M.Sc. Advanced Practice

The Advanced Practice programme offers both generic and specialist pathways, providing you with the opportunity to explore your specialist areas of practice, and obtain a relevant named degree within the MSc in Advanced Practice programme.

Cardiff School of Healthcare Sciences
Postgraduate Diploma Medical Education

This flexible course is designed for those with an interest in education in the context of medicine and/or health. Current students include hospital doctors, GPs, dentists, nursing, midwifery and allied health professionals working in NHS, Deanery, Higher Education and independent sector contexts.

Faculty of Health & Social Sciences
M.Res. Diabetes and Obesity

The principal goal of this pathway is to provide a thorough grounding in cutting edge clinical research, with a strong focus on diabetes and obesity. The programme provides a structured approach to developing knowledge and skills which will enable students to develop their own research portfolio or assist in the management of an existing portfolio. It is ideal for those wishing to progress to a PhD studentship or a research based role within the NHS.

M.Sc. Health Services Research, PGDip

This course is for those who wish to pursue a career in Health Services Research in the UK, internationally with the UK National Health Service (or its equivalent abroad), local government, the voluntary sector or academic health care.

Institute of Health and Society
M.Sc. Strength and Conditioning

The MSc Strength and Conditioning degree at the University of Northampton is designed for those with an interest in developing their knowledge and understanding of the key physiological, biomechanical and psychological aspects underpinning sport and exercise performance via the development of strength and conditioning.

M.Res. Epidemiology

Our Epidemiology MRes is a research-based course with a taught component that is equivalent to an MSc. It provides a springboard into a career that involves a working knowledge of scientific research.

Faculty of Medical Sciences
M.Sc. Public Health Policy (By Research)

This programme aims to provide rigorous postgraduate training to those interested in pursuing interdisciplinary research across public health and the social sciences. It offers a structured training towards research either for a PhD or as a stand-alone degree, the basis for a research career.

School of Social and Political Science
M.Sc. Translational Oncology

Designed in close collaboration with an international team of clinicians and research specialists, this focused MSc provides an understanding of the causes and treatment of cancer from 'bench-to-bedside'.

Faculty of Science and Engineering
M.Sc. Advanced Professional Practice

This MSc offers a taught programme of study that sets out to nurture emerging and innovative professional practitioners. It is delivered through five specialist pathways which correspond with the key areas of expertise within the School of Nursing and Midwifery.

School of Nursing and Midwifery
M.Sc. Child Health

This Child Health part-time programme from University of Leeds will complement and supplement the clinical experience acquired by paediatric speciality trainees and community child health doctors pursuing hospital or community-based careers.

Faculty of Medicine and Health
M.Sc. Organisational Psychiatry and Psychology

The King's College London's MSc in Organisational Psychiatry and Psychology is unique in the UK and Europe. It draws on contemporary psychological, psychiatric and organisational theory to examine the causes, effects and consequences of mental ill health in the workplace and considers strategies and interventions to improve organisational and individual mental health. 

Taught programmes
M.Sc. Applied Public Health

The MSc in Applied Public Health offered at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN) is an innovative course which provides a relevant and engaging learning experience for anyone whose work includes some responsibility for the determinants of health.

M.Sc. Surgical Science and Practice

The MSc in Surgical Science and Practice is a part-time course which provides a foundation in the most important additional skills the future leaders of the surgical profession will need to acquire. It has been designed to be completed in two to four years by full-time surgical trainees.

M.A. Art in Science

Art and Science are often seen as two different entities with very separate ideas of what constitutes research. The MA Art in Science at Liverpool School of Art and Design aims to bring together artists and scientists to explore collaborative approaches in Art and Science research and practice.

L.L.M. Medical Law and Ethics

Study our LLM in Medical Law and Ethics to examine in detail a diverse cross-section of topics that reflect the legal and ethical challenges faced by those working in and around medicine, placing them in their social and historical context.

M.Sc. Public Health MSc

In modern times public health interventions have consistently made major contributions to social progress, yet at the start of the 21st century familiar public health problems still persist and new challenges are emerging.

M.Res. Cancer

Our Cancer MRes is a research-based course with a taught component that is equivalent to an MSc. It provides a springboard into a career that involves a working knowledge of scientific research.

Faculty of Medical Sciences
M.A. Public Health

The Public Health course is ideal if you work or want to work at operational, managerial or strategic levels in public health. It improves the knowledge, skills, and practice of primary healthcare team members, community health workers and health activists.

M.Sc. Optical Technologies

The course explores the versatile field of optical technologies which supports many aspects of modern society. Optical technologies are expected to be a key enabling technology of the 21st century.

Master Public Health

The essence of public health is to prevent disease, promote health and prolong life. It focusses on populations and is concerned with whole system approaches rather than on individuals. Public health professionals include those from a wide variety of backgrounds including nursing, medicine and dentistry, environmental health, public policy, law and social sciences.

Master Critical Social Science

The MRes in Critical Social Science at Liverpool John Moores University critically combines the disciplines that inform society, organisations and institutions relevant to criminology, geography, media, culture, communication, politics and sociology.

MPH Master of Public Health

Public Health is an interdisciplinary area which aims to prevent disease, prolong life and promote health. It addresses broad issues that can affect the health and well-being of individuals, families, communities, populations, and societies. 

Postgraduate Certificate Public Health - Health Promotion

Develop the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed to promote and protect public health and wellbeing. You will be equipped to fulfil a variety of roles in health promotion and public health, working in local authorities, health services or the voluntary sector. 

Faculty of Health & Social Sciences
M.Sc. Infection Biology (with Specialisms)

The taught Infection Biology (with Specialisms) MSc at University of Glasgow will help you to develop your knowledge and understanding of the molecular mechanisms by which bacteria, viruses and parasites cause disease in humans and in domesticated animals, and the immune responses generated by these hosts to such pathogens. 

College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences
M.Sc. Leadership and Management in Health

This course gives practising clinicians and health service managers a step up to the next level, and provides first-class training in key competencies for those who want to enter this sector. The programme offers both academic rigour and the practical skills to apply what you have learned to the workplace.

Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences
M.Sc. Public Health Nutrition

This Public Health Nutrition course at Coventry University brings together the science of nutrition and the innovation of business to expand student’s horizons beyond the more traditional approaches to public health nutrition.

Nursing, Midwifery and Health
Postgraduate Certificate Advanced Lymphoedema Management

The Advanced Lymphoedema Management programme from University of Glasgow will provide the advancing healthcare professional wishing to study at Masters level the opportunity to learn the theory and practice of advanced skills in the management of complex lymphoedema, including the Casley-Smith technique of Manual Lymphatic Drainage.

College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences
M.Sc. Public Health Nutrition (PgDip / PgCert)

Public health nutrition is the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through the medium of nutrition. The aim for those working as public health nutritionists is for everyone to achieve greater health and well-being by making healthier food and nutrition-related choices.

The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Life Sciences
Master Health and Social Care: Public Health

The multidisciplinary Public Health programme from University of Chester is likely to be attractive to both medical and non-medical graduates who are currently working in the broad field of public health and health improvement, and those interested in improving health and wellbeing in the population, preventing disease and reducing inequalities in health.

Faculty of Health and Social Care
M.Res. Global Public Health and Policy

The MRES in Global Public Health and Policy is a pre-doctoral training programme designed to provide a critical, research led approach to the study of Global Heath systems, together with training in the key research skills appropriate for Doctoral level study. 

M.Sc. Clinical Oncology MSc/Diploma - Full-time

For health care professionals from diverse backgrounds who wish to expand their knowledge of theoretical and practical aspects of oncology, this full-time programme is particularly suitable for medical professionals with an interest in clinical, medical, surgical and translational oncology. 

School of Cancer Studies
M.Sc. Health and Community Care

Equip yourself with the expertise to contribute more effectively to practice developments. You will increase your knowledge of health and community care practice, gain finely tuned time management and prioritisation skills, and develop your understanding of the complex issues at the forefront of your own specialist area.

Faculty of Health & Social Sciences
M.Sc. Immunology

This course provides advanced academic, laboratory and research training in modern cellular and molecular immunology, with emphasis on the interface between the basic and clinical aspects of the subject. Four modules taught over five months are followed by a seven month research project.

Faculty of Medicine
MSc, PGDip, PGCert Public Health and Health Services Research

This course is for those who wish to pursue a career in Public Health and/or Health Services Research in the UK or internationally with the UK National Health Service (or its equivalent abroad), local government, the voluntary sector or academic health care. It is suitable as preparation for the Part A examination of the Faculty of Public Health.

Institute of Health and Society
M.Sc. Forensic Medical Sciences

There is a national and international need for professionals who can apply a critical and scientific approach to their forensic practice, and who want to have a broad understanding of the various interrelated disciplines of forensic medicine and science.

Masters Programmes
M.Sc. Infection, Immunity & Human Disease

The need to develop new strategies to combat diseases remains a major global challenge. This Infection, Immunity & Human Disease degree at the University of Leeds provides advanced training in the mechanisms underpinning a spectrum of infectious and non-infectious diseases, including viral, bacterial and parasitic infections, cancer, neurodegeneration, cardiovascular disease and chromosomal abnormalities. You’ll also explore current and emerging diagnostic and treatment strategies.

Faculty of Biological Sciences