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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Studying in United Kingdom

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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288 Public Health Master's degrees in United Kingdom

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.

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.

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
M.Sc. Person-Centred Practice

We have recently developed our innovative Masters in Person-Centred Practice (PcP) Framework with a suite of course routes which place the values of person-centredness at their core. These routes offer practitioners the opportunity to build upon their experience and develop an understanding of the knowledge and evidence that positively contributes to the health and wellbeing of persons, groups and populations. The programme is offered by Queen Margaret University.

School of Health Sciences
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
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
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. 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
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

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.

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
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. 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
Postgrad.Dip. 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.

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
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
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. 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
M.Sc. Health Services Research MSc, 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.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

One in three individuals will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. It therefore represents a leading cause of mortality globally, which means researchers and clinicians with expertise in this area are in high demand. This MSc has been designed to help meet this demand by providing you with an in-depth knowledge and 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. Organisational Psychiatry & Psychology

The MSc Organisational Psychiatry & Psychology from King's College London is unique among its kind 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 to consider strategies and interventions to improve organisational and individual mental health. It leads to careers in HR or organisational consultancy.

Taught programmes
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. Public Health

The programme is designed for students who wish to gain an appreciation of how different scientific disciplines can be used to structure enquiry and develop the knowledge base for research and professional practice in epidemiology, public health and social science, ethics and health.

College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
M.Sc. Human Health and Disease - Diploma

The MSc in Human Health and Disease brings together experts to deliver courses in toxicology, environmental medicine, physiology and nutrition to offer a unique curriculum related to human health and disease.

School of Life Sciences
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.A. Art in Science

This is a unique opportunity for artists to collaborate in the world of science with opportunities in the fields of public health, astrophysics, sports science, technology, museum practice, computing, medicine and forensics.

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.Sc. Child Public Health

Take advantage of one of our 100 Master’s Scholarships to study at Swansea University, the Times Good University Guide’s Welsh University of the Year 2017. Postgraduate loans are also available to English and Welsh domiciled students. For more information on fees and funding please visit our website.

College of Human and Health 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.

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.

Postgrad.Cert. Public Health - Health Promotion

Our course develops the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed to promote and protect public health and wellbeing. Focusing on the social determinants of health, 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. 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.

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

This MSc in Public Health Nutrition will provide you with the specialist scientific knowledge and practical skills required to meet the nutritional challenges of the 21st century.

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
M.Sc. Autism and Related Conditions

Take advantage of one of our 100 Master’s Scholarships to study at Swansea University, the Times Good University Guide’s Welsh University of the Year 2017. Postgraduate loans are also available to English and Welsh domiciled students. For more information on fees and funding please visit our website.

Swansea University Medical School
M.Sc. Public Health and Health Promotion PgDip.

The /PgDip Public Health and Health Promotion course from London South Bank University will develop your public health mindset and give you the confidence and skills to engage with the new public health agenda. The focus of the course is both academic and applied, and aims to produce graduates who ask questions and know how to set about answering them through critical thinking and reflective practice.

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
MRes 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. Health and Community Care

Equip yourself with the expertise to contribute more effectively to practice developments. Our course will increase your knowledge of health and community care practice, give you 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. 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
MSc/PgCert Advanced Practice (Non-Medical Prescribing)

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.You are able to study the generic pathway, or one of the following specialist pathways:Community Health StudiesEducation for Health ProfessionalsNon-Medical Prescribing.Modules from the programme are also available on a stand-alone basis.

Cardiff School of Healthcare Sciences
M.Sc. Immunology

Immunology MSc, King's College London Immunology enables students to gain an understanding of the structure and functioning of the immune system at the cell, molecular and genetic level, and its relation to health and disease. Ideal for scientists from clinical and non-clinical backgrounds as preparation for undertaking a PhD or other scientific research, as well as improving employment prospects.

Taught programmes
Postgrad.Dip. 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. Medicine, Health and Public Policy

The MSc in Medicine, Health and Public Policy from King's College London addresses the nature and policy implications of key developments in the fields of health and medicine from social scientific and ethical perspectives

Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy
M.Sc. Pharmaceutical Medicine with Clinical Pharmacology

Pharmaceutical companies and health-related organisations increasingly demand experienced staff with expert knowledge. Our part-time, modular Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programme is designed to fit in with full-time employment to help you balance work commitments with learning.

Health and Medical Sciences
M.Sc. Public Health Nutrition

The Public Health Nutrition course from the University of Westminster will give you the specialist scientific knowledge and practical skills you need to meet those challenges, and take an active role in public health nutrition in a range of different settings.

Faculty of Science and Technology
M.Sc. International Public Health

Study for a Masters-level qualification at the renowned Centre for Public Health, part of Liverpool John Moores University. International Public Health offers a broad-based understanding of health and its social and environmental determinants.

M.Sc. Migration, Culture and Global Health Policy

This degree considers this vitally important area of the public health of migrant and their communities across the globe, a subject as yet rarely addressed in dedicated teaching. It explores migrant and diaspora communities and the ways that health within these communities is related to social, political, economic, and cultural factors. Students discuss the range of health and well-being factors faced by migrant communities and identify ways in which better health can be achieved for all.

M.Sc. Public Health

Along with your peers you will develop a critical awareness of how research processes can be applied to the study of public health, an insight into the global drivers behind health system reform, and an appreciation of policy development and implementation in developed and developing nations.

Faculty of Health & Social Sciences
M.Sc. Public Health

Gain the skills and knowledge to work at a managerial or strategic level in public health. Whether you work in a local authority, health care, community, school or other public health setting, this course can help to further your career and provide the opportunity to explore public health issues from a UK and global perspective.

M.Sc. Epidemiology (PG Dip and PG Cert)

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) is the leading postgraduate medical institution in Europe in the subjects of public health and tropical medicine. It was crowned 'University of the Year' at the Times Higher Education Awards 2016 for its 'extraordinary' response to the Ebola crisis.

Distance Learning Programmes
M.Sc. Occupational Therapy

We are very fortunate to be able to provide this high quality Occupational Therapy programme as Brunel University London has one of the largest and most highly qualified occupational therapy staff groups in the world; the expertise is there to teach and supervise at Master’s and Doctoral levels.

College of Health and Life Sciences
MPH Public Health

The Public Health course at Queen's University Belfast equips students with the knowledge and skills base to pursue a career in public health or other health-related leadership roles.

School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences
M.Sc. Research in Primary Health Care

The Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences’ primary research focus is on the prevention, early diagnosis and management of common illness in general practice - particularly childhood infection, cancer, heart disease and stroke.

M.Sc. Medical Leadership

If you are a consultant, general practitioner or specialist registrar, this course can help you develop your leadership and management skills. Most of your work is based around workplace assignments allowing you to focus on the issues and problems most relevant to you and your practice.

M.Sc. Infectious Diseases (PG Dip and PG Cert)

This course provides a broad understanding of infectious diseases and is of particular relevance to in-service health professionals such as doctors or laboratory staff. You will develop strategies for the control and treatment of infectious diseases, acquiring new knowledge and updating your current expertise.

Distance Learning Programmes
M.A. Education for the Health Professions

Take advantage of one of our 100 Master’s Scholarships to study at Swansea University, the Times Good University Guide’s Welsh University of the Year 2017. Postgraduate loans are also available to English and Welsh domiciled students. For more information on fees and funding please visit our website.

College of Human and Health Sciences
M.Sc. Sexual And Reproductive Health

The Sexual And Reproductive Health programme at Queen Margaret University broadens your perspective on a range of sexual and reproductive health issues (eg maternal mortality, unsafe abortion, infertility), paying special attention to politics, gender and inequalities.

School of Health Sciences
M.Sc. Health Psychology

Communities are dynamic and always changing, so our understanding and support of health, wellbeing and behavioural changes needs to be considerate of all diverse groups. On the new MSc Health Psychology course at Birmingham City University, you will study a range of techniques and methods, ensuring you graduate with the skills you need to be a competent, knowledgeable health psychology practitioner.