Study Public Health in United Kingdom

Study Public Health in United Kingdom

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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The UK has one of the most cosmopolitan societies within Europe and you will study with people from all over the world. The variety of universities and degrees is broad and degrees will be accepted worldwide.

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323 Public Health Master's degrees in United Kingdom

, M.Sc. Global Mental Health

This is a joint programme provided by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and King’s College London Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience. The Global Mental Health course provides participants with the knowledge and skills to initiate, develop and oversee mental health programmes in low-resource settings, and to conduct and critically evaluate research on global mental health.

Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health
, M.Sc. Control of Infectious Diseases

The MS in Control of Infectious Diseases from London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a multidisciplinary programme that bridges the fields of epidemiology, laboratory sciences and public health. It includes a strong practical component and the opportunity to undertake a research project overseas.

Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases
, M.Sc. Medical Parasitology

This Medical Parasitology course from London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine aims to provide core training in the theoretical and practical aspects of medical parasitology, covering the protozoan and metazoan parasites of humans and the vectors which transmit them, and equip students with specialised skills to enable them to pursue a career in research, control or teaching related to medical parasitology.

Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases
, M.Sc. Global Health

The MSc in Global Health from University of Southampton is a research-led, inter- and multi-disciplinary degree programme designed to provide comprehensive training on the principles, methods and research skills necessary to understand, interpret and solve critical global health challenges. A distinct feature of the MSc is the quantitative focus and the breadth of subject area covered in the core, compulsory and optional modules from demography, medicine, economics, geography, gerontology, statistics, health sciences, law and management.

Social Sciences
, Master Public Health (MPH)

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.

, 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.A. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (Distance Learning)

This programme is an advanced professional development programme involving some or all of the following: distance learning; study workshops; service placement visits; and a clinical placement (which can be in your home area). Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities can be completed mainly by distance learning. This Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (Distance Learning) programme is offered by the University of Kent.

School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
, Master 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
, Master Public Health

The Master of Public Health programme at the University of Derby can help you to develop the skills and knowledge needed to become a public health practitioner who can lead, develop, and evaluate public health projects in a multi-disciplinary environment.

Online Learning (UDOL)
, 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
, M.A. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (MA, MPhil, PhD)

The Centre offers excellent opportunities for full or part-time research in intellectual disability and community care leading to higher degrees. The Tizard Centre has a strong track record of attracting University and ESRC research studentship funding. This Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (MA, MPhil, PhD) programme is offered by the University of Kent.

School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
, 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. Public Health

This is a unique multi-disciplinary course in Public Health from London Metropolitan University focusing on the wider determinants of health and wellbeing - ideal for anyone interested in working to improve population health and health promotion, whether within the NHS, community organisations, government and related agencies.

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
, M.Sc. Public Health and Health Promotion

The Public Health and Health Promotion MSc from Bangor University is intended for all those interested in promoting health and well-being. The course is intended for all those interested in promoting health and well being. It includes core modules on: Research methods; Health Economics; Social and Behavioural Sciences; Epidemiology. These modules are taken together with the two other MSc courses to promote inter-professional learning.

School of Healthcare Sciences
, M.Sc. Cancer Immunotherapy

The area of cancer immunotherapy considers how to use conventional therapies including surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. Whilst these treatment have served well and new drugs will continue to be designed, clinical trials over the last five years have shown that boosting the body’s immune system, whose main task is to deal with invading pathogens, can help our immune system to destroy tumour cells. The Cancer Immunotherapy course is offered by London Metropolitan University.

Faculty of Life Sciences and Computing
, Master Public Health

This MPH Public Health course combines the work of public health theory, practice and research, with expertise from: Life and Medical Science, Nursing and Social Work and The Business School at The University of Hertfordshire.

UH Online
, M.Sc. International Health

This International Health programme at University of Leeds is an ideal introduction to international health for students with limited experience in the sector. It has a strong emphasis on research methods training - an essential grounding if you intend to work in international health policy, systems or programmes, or to study at PhD level.

Faculty of Medicine and Health
, Master Public Health (International)

This Public Health (International) programme at University of Leeds deals with the management, planning and policy issues facing providers of health services in countries with developing health systems. It will help you acquire the skills necessary for building new health services and improving existing ones.

Faculty of Medicine and Health
, Master Public Health (Web-based Learning)

This Public Health (Web-based Learning) programme from The University of Manchester offers an innovative approach to learning, meeting the training needs for health professionals interested in a career in public health or those seeking new skills in this area.

Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences
, M.Sc. Occupational Safety, Health and Environment

This Occupational Safety, Health and Environment programme at Manchester Metropolitan University is a comprehensive study into the current and emerging legal and compliance issues, and the scientific, health and psychosocial factors influencing 21st century Health and Safety. It introduces the student to the multitude of factors that are influential in workplace safety and health.

, M.Sc. Public Health

Develop your knowledge and professional skills for safe and effective public health practice. Glasgow Caledonian University's London programme is underpinned by a framework of social action and the content is aligned to UK Public Health Skills and Career Framework and WHO international standards.

Master's programmes
, M.Sc. Clinical Ophthalmology and Vision Research

The MSc Clinical Ophthalmology and Vision Research (COVR) at Glasgow Caledonian University provides eye care professionals with an enhanced knowledge and skills in clinical decision-making as the basis for the safe and effective management of a wide range of ocular conditions.

Department of Life Sciences
, M.A. Animation for Health and Wellbeing

This Animation for Health and Wellbeing programme from Loughborough University is aimed at students from a variety of disciplines eager to explore how animation can both facilitate and communicate models of health and wellbeing.

School of the Arts
, M.Sc. Public Health

Providing postgraduate study opportunities for practitioners from a wide range of backgrounds, this programme builds knowledge and skills that are directly relevant to public health practice. The Public Health programme is offered at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Department of Social Sciences, Media and Journalism
, Master Public Health

This programme provides a comprehensive introduction to public health for students intending to practice in public health or related fields. It offers a cutting edge knowledge and skills base for both non-medical and medically qualified students.

Faculty of Medicine
, Postgrad.Cert. Cancer Studies

Our part time, online course covers all aspects of delivering care to patients. You will study treatment modalities, biological, psychosocial and ethical perspectives. Well-established cancer institutes and oncological and palliative care experts developed and deliver the course. You will enjoy a comprehensive and intellectually stimulating experience wherever you are worldwide.

Faculty of Medical Sciences
, M.Sc. Immunology and Allergy

MSc Immunology and Allergy, University of Nottingham This course has been designed to provide you with training in the theoretical and practical aspects of modern immunology, with some emphasis on allergy. It is the only course of its kind in the UK.

Molecular Medical Sciences
, M.Sc. Public Health (Addictions)

Study for a Masters in Public Health (Addictions) at Liverpool John Moores University’s renowned Centre for Public Health. This innovative course examines the evidence base of harms and risks relating to addictions and how to reduce them.

, Master Public Health (International Health)

Taught by internationally renowned epidemiologists and experts in tobacco control along with a range of other specialists, the Masters in Public Health (International Health) provides students with the theoretical knowledge and skills required for public health practice, including skills to manage, initiate, implement and assess changes.

Community Health Sciences
, M.Sc. Midwifery Studies

The three year Midwifery Studies masters degree from University of Southampton gives you all the academic knowledge and practical ability to begin a successful career as a midwife. Importantly, this masters in midwifery programme is a pre-registration course, which means that you do not have to be a registered midwife to enrol. However, you will need a first degree in a related subject like human biology, for example.

Health Sciences
, Postgrad.Cert. Advanced Musculoskeletal Assessment (Imaging)

We offer two musculoskeletal pathways which enable you, as a clinician, to assess and manage patients with a range of musculoskeletal conditions beyond your normal scope of practice. Optional modules allow you to expand your musculoskeletal practice with a focus on imaging, including ultrasonography, or a focus on patient management including injection therapy.

School of Health and Human Sciences
, M.A. Care of Older People

This part-time course is aimed at those who are caring for older people in a care setting. The course will reflect local, national and international agendas and your assignment work will focus on developing your practice.

Faculty of Health & Social Sciences
, MRes Dental Public Health

The MRes programme provides a combination of interactive online learning and project work to help students to develop a critical evidence-based approach to planning services and improving oral health at a population level. The MRes will develop skills for health services research and be especially suitable for those who wish to study for a PhD subsequently but have limited experience of research.

School of Dentistry
, M.Sc. Integrated Immunology

The MSc in Integrated Immunology is designed to present immunology within the broader context of the basic sciences and biomedicine. Both the fundamental (basic) and clinical (applied) aspects are explored in depth and breadth, and integrated with relevant areas of other disciplines such as molecular cell biology, genetics and clinical trials, together with continuing professional development.

, M.Sc. Prostate Cancer Care

Study a unique course supported by Prostate Cancer UK and designed for healthcare practitioners working in or towards a specialist role caring for those affected by prostate cancer. During your studies you gain an in-depth knowledge of the management of the disease, reflect on your role as an ambassador for your patients, and develop ideas for service improvement within your practice and workplace.

, M.Sc. Biomedical Sciences (Medical Microbiology)

This Biomedical Sciences (Medical Microbiology) course, delivered by Westminster, is designed to give you the opportunity to study and analyse the theoretical and practical basis of medical microbiology and many of the specialist areas within it.

Faculty of Science and Technology
, M.Sc. Paediatric Infectious Diseases

The MSc in Paediatric Infectious Diseases can be taken part-time over one year as an extension to the Postgraduate Diploma in Paediatric Infectious Diseases. It is for those who wish to broaden their knowledge about paediatric infection and develop research skills in the subspecialty.

, M.Sc. Health Policy

The course is aimed at those already working in the health sector, including government officials, clinicians, and employees of health insurance and consulting companies, as well as the healthcare industries. Through intensive blocks of teaching coupled with personal study, the course allows you to obtain a Master’s qualification without the need to take time out from your career.

, M.Sc. Public Health (PGDip/ PGCert)

This highly successful and innovative MSc in Public Health (PGDip/ PGCert) from Oxford Brookes University welcomes UK, EU and international applicants from a wide range of professions.

Department of Psychology, Social Work and Public Health
, M.Sc. Oncology

This part time, online course covers all aspects of delivering care to patients, including treatment modalities, biological, psychosocial and ethical perspectives. Developed and delivered with well-established cancer institutes and oncological and palliative care expertise, you will experience a comprehensive and intellectually stimulating experience wherever you are in the world.

Faculty of Medical Sciences
, M.Sc. Public Health

The MSc Public Health degree will develop your management competencies and research techniques, equipping you to develop your career as a health professional.

School of Health and Bioscience
, M.Sc. Caring for Children and Young People with Complex Health Needs

This is a taught programme at Queen's University Belfast that sets out to nurture emerging and innovative professionals working and caring for children and young people with complex health needs and supporting families. It will meet the increasing demand for a postgraduate qualification in Caring for Children and Young People with Complex Health Needs, explicitly focused on interdisciplinary learning and research, delivered flexibly through a blended format of online and face-to-face learning.

, M.Sc. Applied Analytical Science (LCMS)

The MSc includes fundamentals of MS and chromatography with key industrial topics covering ‘-omics’, pharmaceutical, environmental and forensic analysis, data handling, professional management and good laboratory practice (GLP).

, M.A. Social Care

This course gives you the opportunity to study in a high-profile and nationally recognised department and benefit from direct access to research active and internationally linked academic staff.

Faculty of Health & Social Sciences
, Postgrad.Cert. Education for Professional Practice

This engaging and dynamic programme - validated by the Nursing and Midwifery Council - will help qualified healthcare professionals become creative, innovative and competent teachers in practice or higher education.

Health and Medical Sciences
, M.Sc. Health and Public Service Management

The MSc Health and Public Service Management course has been designed for professionals working in healthcare organisations in the public, private and voluntary sectors. The University has a long tradition of providing high quality healthcare management courses and has successfully delivered similar postgraduate programmes for over 20 years.

School of Humanities and Social Sciences
, M.Sc. Public Health

This course meets the educational and career developmental needs of health, environmental and social care professionals and managers working in settings across the spectrum: NHS, local authority and non-statutory sectors. The course is designed to give grounding in public health theory and practice, provide a mechanism for analysing and instituting change in practice, and to support public health leadership and registration.

Brighton and Sussex Medical School
, M.Sc. Veterinary Epidemiology

The MSc in Disease in Livestock Ecosystems: Dynamics and Control is a new programme in 2016 using the award winning online learning environments offered by the University of Edinburgh.

College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
, M.Sc. Advanced Musculoskeletal Assessment and Practice

We offer two musculoskeletal pathways which enable you, as a clinician, to assess and manage patients with a range of musculoskeletal conditions beyond your normal scope of practice. Optional modules allow you to expand your musculoskeletal practice with a focus on imaging, including ultrasonography, or a focus on patient management including injection therapy.

School of Health and Human Sciences
, M.Sc. PG Dip, PG Cert Global Health

The health and wellbeing of people differs widely across the globe. Life expectancy varies from 45 years in some countries to double that figure in others, and similar inequalities exist within countries. This MSc, PG Dip, PG Cert Global Health course is offered at the Brighton and Sussex Medical School and it is validated by the University of Brighton and the University of Sussex.

, M.Sc. Integrative Health and Social Care

Meet the demands of modern day health and social care with this MSc in Integrative Health and Social Care. Designed in consultation with leading health and social care specialists, our MSc offers you a flexible study route to obtain a postgraduate qualification that can be tailored to your individual needs and interests.

Online Learning (UDOL)
, M.Sc. Medical Ultrasound

Our CASE accredited Medical Ultrasound programme aims to deliver a high quality, educational programme to support healthcare practitioners in safe and effective medical ultrasound practice.

Department of Life Sciences
, M.Sc. Public Health

For graduates or holders of a relevant professional qualification, who are working or intend to work in public health, an opportunity to gain the academic background for leadership roles. Core and optional modules delivered by leading experts in a mix of formats.

Taught programmes
, M.Sc. Quantitative Methods in Biodiversity, Conservation and Epidemiology

The Quantitative Methods in Biodiversity, Conservation and Epidemiology programme at University of Glasgow combines ecology, evolution, epidemiology and animal ethics into one integrated programme. It is offered by the Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine (IBAHCM); a grouping of top researchers who focus on combining ecology and evolution with more applied problems in animal health and welfare.

Institute of Biodiversity Animal Health and Comparative Medicine
, Master Public Health (Management and Leadership)

Master of Public Health (Management and Leadership) (MPH/Diploma/Certificate), University of Sheffield Suitable for both UK and overseas applicants, this Master of Public Health (Management and Leadership) programme will provide you with a firm grounding in the fundamental principles and application of public health and management and leadership as applied within health and social care services.

Department of Medicine
, M.Sc. Global Health Policy (distance Learning)

This course provides you with an in-depth understanding of health determinants and outcomes that transcend national boundaries, and the policy responses required to protect and promote population health in a globalising world.

University of London - International Programmes
, M.Sc. Healthcare Management

If you're already, or would like to be, a leader or manager in a health or social care setting, our Masters course will develop and polish the skills you need to progress and be highly effective in your role. This course follows a modern approach by addressing the important social and other factors influencing the management and leadership of both organisations and individuals. Our aim is to equip professional and non-professional students with the knowledge, skills and emotional tools to enable them to reach their full potential as a manager and leader.

Faculty of Medical Science
, M.Sc. Clinical Oncology MSc/Diploma - Part-time

For health care professionals from diverse backgrounds who wish to expand their knowledge of theoretical and practical aspects of oncology, including: medical and clinical oncology SpRs, nurses, pharmacists, radiographers, vets, clinical trial co-ordinators and dieticians.

School of Cancer Studies
, M.Sc. Global Health & Social Justice

The MSc in Global Health and Social Justice is unique in the world for bringing together the natural and social sciences with philosophy in order to help students understand and improve global health. The global health movement seeks to address the inequalities in preventable mortality, disease, disability, and access to medical care across countries. Global health is also about understanding how health is being shaped by globalization, global institutions, and new global actors. The programme presents a core curriculum in global health including health measurements, global institutions and governance, social determinants of health, global health ethics, ‘philanthrocapitalism’, evidence based medicine, and health economics. This standard setting interdisciplinary MSc programme is designed for individuals seeking advanced skills in the critical analysis of the drivers and possible solutions for global health inequalities.

Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy
, M.Sc. Managing Care in Perioperative Practice

The Managing Care in Perioperative Practice course at Cardiff University offers knowledge and expertise to develop students’ evaluative, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and to increase their practical and theoretical knowledge and understanding of managing care in perioperative practice, so that they can apply these skills in the further advancement of care in this field.

Cardiff School of Healthcare Sciences
, M.Sc. Oncology for the Pharmaceutical Industry

This part time, online course covers all aspects of delivering care to patients, including treatment modalities, biological, psychosocial and ethical perspectives. Developed and delivered with well-established cancer institutes and oncological and palliative care expertise, you will experience a comprehensive and intellectually stimulating experience wherever you are in the world.

Faculty of Medical Sciences
, M.Sc. Diagnostic Imaging

This course is ideal if you want to develop your expertise in diagnostic imaging and interventions in practice. You focus the course around your own areas of practice and experience, at a time and place to suit you. By working with experienced tutors who are experts in their fields, you enhance your skills and employability in a multidisciplinary and international setting.

, M.Sc. International Health and Tropical Medicine

The MSc in International Health and Tropical Medicine is a full-time one-year multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary programme examining major challenges to the health of populations in resource-limited contexts. The course is embedded within the Oxford Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, Nuffield Department of Medicine.

, M.Sc. Public Health

The MSc Public Health at Canterbury Christ Church University aims to critically engage students with the theories, principles and practices that relate to level 7 and 8 public health competencies.

, M.Sc. Advancing Professional Practice

Study on a flexible course designed to meet your professional development needs and career aspirations. You choose the topics or modules that suit your individual requirements, helping you to progress to more advanced roles, while studying at a pace that suits you.