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Master's Degrees in
Public Health in United Kingdom

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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.

363 Public Health Master's degrees in United Kingdom

M.B.A. Strategic Health and Social Care

The Global Online MBA Strategic Health and Social Care provides you with a broad and challenging syllabus to enhance your leadership skills in a fast changing and complex environment. You will be given the tools to lead in a challenging landscape, ensuring a safe, quality service to patients with increasing budget cuts and political pressures.

Man Met
M.B.A. Master of Business Administration

The MBA is internationally recognised and designed to grow careers of business and management professionals across the globe. Manchester Met business school now offers a Global Online MBA – delivered 100% online and offering the flexibility needed to pursue personal development and career progression whilst maintain a work/life balance.

Man Met
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
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.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. 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.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
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
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. Health Studies (Family Health)

Healthcare delivery is changing rapidly to meet the needs of the client, family and communities, with an emphasis on integration within the health and social care services. This online MSc course in Health Studies (Family Health) at University of the West of Scotland focuses on the complexities of working with families in the community and the promotion of case management skills required to achieve excellence in care.

School of Health, Nursing and Midwifery
M.A. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (Distance Learning)

The Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (Distance Learning) programme from School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research 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). 

School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
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.

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.

Postgraduate Certificate Postgraduate Certificate in Advancing Healthcare Practice

This qualification will help you develop knowledge, understanding and skills important to improving the quality of healthcare in your local setting, whatever your role. This Postgraduate Certificate in Advancing Healthcare Practice is offered by The Open University UK.

The Open University UK Health and Social Care
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
M.A. Bioethics and Society

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. 

Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy
M.Sc. Evidence-Based Health Care

The MSc in Evidence-Based Health Care is designed to help health professionals base your clinical and health management decisions on valid, reliable and relevant evidence, determined by sound scientific research and evaluation. It can be taken part-time alongside work commitments, normally over two to four years.

Postgraduate Certificate Glaucoma

Our distance learning Postgraduate Certificate in Glaucoma has been developed to allow students to enhance their skill and knowledge in key areas with the opportunity to obtain quality postgraduate qualifications in a flexible and supportive environment.

Cardiff School of Optometry and Vision Sciences
M.Sc. Public Health

Gain the knowledge and skills you need for a public health career worldwide. From epidemiological research to addiction and disease, policy-making to service commissioning, this course covers the key concepts.

Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education
M.Sc. International Nursing and Healthcare

Healthcare is a dynamic and challenging subject, and this innovative course is designed for internationally-educated nurses qualified to British diploma standard who want to develop their knowledge at BSc level before progressing to Masters level studies.

Faculty of Health & Social Sciences
MSc / PgCert / PgDip Public Health

Public health research and practice is at the heart of tackling many of the world’s current threats to health. The Public Health programme is offered at Birmingham City University.

School of Health
M.Sc. Occupational Therapy (Pre-registration)

Oxford Brookes University is pleased to introduce a new two year master's degree course in Occupational Therapy (Pre-registration), which will provide individuals who already have a relevant bachelor’s degree the opportunity to study an occupational therapy degree at master’s level. On successful completion of the degree you will be eligible to apply for registration with the Health Professions Council as an occupational therapist.

Department of Sport and Health Sciences
M.Sc. Environmental and Public Health

This course provides an opportunity for interdisciplinary postgraduate study of environmental and public health, enabling you to develop the knowledge and skills necessary in modern Environmental and Public Health Practice.

School of Environment & Life Sciences
M.Sc. Dental Public Health

A dynamic programme that challenges you to think critically about oral health at population level. Subjects covered include the philosophy and principles of dental public health; the major health problems of a community (and their determinants); the organisation and delivery of oral health services; research methods, epidemiology and statistics; methods of control and prevention of oral and dental diseases; planning and evaluation for oral health; and social and behavioural sciences as applied to dentistry.

Taught programmes
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.A. Clinical Education

The MA in Clinical Education offers a supportive and challenging learning environment in which clinical educators can critically review and develop both theoretical perspectives and practical skills in the facilitation of learning and assessment. You will systematically and creatively analyse the complexities of clinical education, based on active and reflective learning from your own experiences in practice.

M.Sc. Epidemiology and Biostatistics

The MSc in Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of Leeds has been developed to meet the growing need for the research community to possess excellence in biostatistical analysis, especially for the analysis of observational data.

Faculty of Medicine and Health
M.Sc. Advancing Practice (Health)

The MSc Advancing Practice (Healthcare) supports experienced band 5/6 practitioners to take the lead on managing and improving acute healthcare provision. Apply your learning to deliver a high quality, person-centred approach to healthcare in secondary care settings.

M.Sc. Advanced Practice (Radiotherapy and Oncology)

If you are a practitioner working in an extended role or at an advanced practice level in your clinical field, this Advanced Practice (Radiotherapy and Oncology) course at Sheffield Hallam University is designed to help you develop your practice. You can tailor course content to reflect your evolving scope of practice, individual development needs and service requirements.

M.Sc. Mental Health, Ethics and Law

Our Mental Health, Ethics and Law MSc programme is delivered by two internationally recognised centres of excellence and provides an integrated, strongly interdisciplinary, education in mental health, ethics and law. It equips graduates to become leaders in healthcare, mental health law or policy. 

Postgraduate Diploma Rheumatology

Diploma MSc is a collaborative partner of the University of South Wales. On successful completion of this Rheumatology course, you will receive a University of South Wales Postgraduate Diploma award.

M.Res. Immunobiology

The Immunobiology MRes is a research-based qualification with a taught component that is of an equivalent standard to an MSc. The course provides a springboard into a career that involves a working knowledge of scientific research in academia and industry.

Faculty of Medical Sciences
M.Sc. Cardiology

This internationally recognised course is designed to train healthcare professionals to be the clinical leaders of the future by providing a mix of clinical and professional knowledge relevant to the practice of cardiology in contemporary healthcare.

Brighton and Sussex Medical School
M.Res. Diabetes

Our Diabetes 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
MSc/PgDip/PgCert Ageing, Health and Disease

This course offers professionals, from a range of health and social care settings, the opportunity to explore the complex health and social needs of older people living in today’s society. It aims to achieve this by providing high quality multidisciplinary education in the field of ageing, health and disease.

Cardiff School of Medicine
M.Sc. Public Health

This course covers core public health skills such as epidemiology, statistics and research methods, as well as giving you the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge of a range of topics

School of Community Health Sciences & Social Care
M.Sc. Radiotherapy and Oncology

Radiotherapy and Oncology course is for therapeutic radiographers or other healthcare professionals working in radiotherapy and oncology. You need access to a clinical environment to support the demands of your postgraduate work.

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. Advanced Professional Practice (Occupational Therapy)

This Occupational Therapy pathway is part of the MSc Advanced Professional Practice programme, which enable students to develop and enhance their professional practice. If you are a qualified occupational therapist who wishes to take your professional knowledge and skills to an advanced level of practice in order to enhance your career prospects and extend your perspective on professional practice then this course is for you.

M.Sc. Public Health - Statement of Extra Accredited Learning (SEAL) MPH

The aim of this programme is to provide students with an enhanced preparation for continuing academic study or Part A of the Membership of the Faculty of Public Health (UK) examination. A wider range of skills and expertise than can be covered in the standard MPH is often requested by employers and individuals who want to be knowledgeable about a wider range of topic areas.

School of Health & Population Sciences (HaPS)
M.A. Curation Practices

Our MA in Curation Practices at Leeds College of Art is ideal for those who wish to focus on the subject and expansive field of curation, with aspirations to either enter the profession or continue to doctoral study. The programme offers the opportunity to contribute to growing fields of practice, in addition to the advancement of practices in education, arts and the heritage industries.

M.Sc. Advanced Fertility Practice

This Masters degree is delivered in partnership between Edge Hill University and Liverpool Women’s Hospital. It bridges the theory of fertility and assisted conception with practice related to the assessment, investigation and treatment of the infertile/sub fertile couple.

M.Sc. Improvement Science

This course is delivered by the Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) Northwest London, specialists in improvement science and is designed for experienced qualified healthcare staff, working both in the UK and internationally.

School of Nursing and Midwifery
M.Phil. Primary Care Research

This course has run since 2011, having previously been part of the MPhil in Clinical Science programme and taken part-time over two years. It has been re-launched in 2014 as a full-time one year course, based in the Cambridge Institute of Public Health’s Department of Public Health and Primary Care. More than half of the curriculum is shared with the MPhils in Public Health and Epidemiology. The aim of the course is to provide students with theoretical knowledge and skills as well as practical research experience to launch an academic clinical career in primary care.

M.Sc. Medical Technology Regulatory Affairs (PgDip/ PgCert)

This Medical Technology Regulatory Affairs provides graduate professionals working in healthcare regulatory affairs with a recognised way of formalising your skills in the field, giving you an advanced theoretical understanding of the processes and practices central to medical device regulatory affairs.

M.Sc. Oncology

Cancer is a subject that embraces an ever-widening range of disciplines. The MSc Oncology, University of Nottingham is suitable both for scientists and other graduates who wish to learn more about the science as well as the practice of oncology, and for clinicians together with other health care professionals who require further training in the molecular aspects of oncology.

Molecular Medical Sciences
Master Public Health (MPH)

Our Masters in Public Health course (MPH) provides high quality training in the application of epidemiological, statistical and behavioural techniques used in public health practice and research. We have students from clinical and health related disciplines from the UK and all over the world.

School of Medicine
M.A. Health and Social Care

The evolving landscape of Health and Social Care provision in the 21st century presents a constant challenge to those working in the field, demanding critical approaches to problem solving, an understanding of local and global contexts and an understanding of research and evidence informed practice.

M.Sc. Health Care Practice

Our MSc Health Care Practice is designed for health care professionals in primary, secondary and tertiary settings who wish to advance their knowledge-base and clinical skills. Irrespective of your clinical speciality, you will become actively involved in the advancement of practice which will be recognised within the degree award.

School of Health and Human Sciences
M.Sc. Public Health

You'll learn about epidemiology and critical evaluation techniques to identify what influences the health of national and international populations and use these methods to determine their health status and needs.

Faculty of Health & Social Sciences
M.Sc. Nursing (Public Health)

If you are a post-registration nurse this course allows you to become a specialist community public health nurse. Completing the postgraduate diploma enables you to meet all Nursing and Midwifery Council standards for the specialism and join the NMC register as a health visitor or school nurse. The course comprises 50% practice and 50% theory to ensure your learning can be directly applied to practice.

M.Sc. Public Health (International Health) (MPH)

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
Master Public Health

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. Our Master of Public Health degree reflects the multidisciplinary nature of public health through its flexible and innovative curriculum.

School of Medicine
M.Sc. Cancer Studies

This Cancer Studies MSc course at Oxford Brookes University offers an innovative interdisciplinary perspective on the study of cancer.Three core modules encompass biological and social sciences. These equip you to apply key theories and concepts critically, and to develop the skills required to engage in debates about the impact of cancer on the individual, the family and society.

Department of Clinical Health Care
M.Sc. International Public Health Nutrition

Nutrition has long been recognised as a vitally important determinant of health status within both industrialised and industrialising countries, but significant changes are occurring in the profile of nutritional problems. The International Public Health Nutrition is delivered by the University of Westminster.

Faculty of Science and Technology
M.Sc. Medical Virology

A unique feature of this course is the focus on practical, laboratory-based teaching; you will spend time in the laboratory, learning how to be a virologist. We aim to give you a theoretical and practical understanding of medical virology, which will be important if you want to follow a career in clinical sciences or academic or industrial research.

School of Medicine
M.Sc. Nutrition, Physical Activity and Public Health

This Nutrition, Physical Activity and Public Health programme from University of Bristol focuses on the promotion and maintenance of diet and activity related health and well being of populations. There is a clear consensus that new professional and scientific needs are emerging in this field.

Faculty of Social Sciences and Law
MPH/PgD/PgC Public Health

This modular multidisciplinary programme in public health offers a Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma or a Masters of Public Health. Designed to provide academic training to professionals currently working in, or who wish to work in, the public health field, students attend compulsory modules then choose from a wide range of approved modules.

School of Health & Population Sciences (HaPS)
Postgraduate Certificate Clinical Supervision Postgraduate Certificate

This is the only online postgraduate qualification of its kind in the UK – specially developed for professional practitioners who are providing, or are aiming to provide, clinical supervision to a range of different health professionals including psychologists, nurses, occupational therapists, counsellors and psychotherapists.

Online Learning (UDOL)
M.Sc. Clinical Reproductive Medicine

This Masters degree has been designed to assist qualified doctors, working in obstetrics or gynaecology and seeking a career in fertility medicine, to enhance their knowledge and skills in relation to general subfertility problems. The programme provides a strong link between theory and practice and is delivered in partnership with the Hewitt Fertility Centre at Liverpool Women’s Hospital.

Master Public Health (Web-based Learning)

The web-based Master in Public Health at The University of Manchester offers insights on the health services management tools used by all types of healthcare providers. The Master’s degree covers topics like epidemiology, biostatistics, and includes practical experience within a public health institution. Specialise in health promotion, primary care, or emergency humanitarian assistance.

Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences
M.Sc. Surgical Innovation

The aim of this programme is to provide a solid academic foundation on both clinical and non-clinical topics relevant to modern surgical trainees, as well as other members of the multidisciplinary team. To complete the MSc, there is a research component in addition to the taught component of the Certificate and Diploma.

M.Sc. Public Management (Health and Social Care) MSc/PGDip/PGCert

This programme, which aims to build knowledge, skills and confidence for careers in the public service, is an updated version of our market-leading MSc in Public Service Management. It is aimed at both experienced practitioners from the public and voluntary sectors and those wishing to embark on a career in public service. Explore postgraduate study at Birmingham at one of our on-campus open days. Register to attend at: If you can’t make it to one of our on-campus open days, our virtual open days run regularly throughout the year. For more information, please visit:

Institute of Local Government Studies (INLOGOV)