The MPH (international) is an exit qualification from the MPH programme. Candidates access this strand by applying for the Masters of Public Health programme.
This modular multidisciplinary programme in public health offers a Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma or a Masters of Public Health. It is an exciting and engaging programme developed in response to Public Health professionals around the world and delivered by global academic and field experts in public health and health systems. The Masters builds upon the well-established and successful Masters of Public Health through the addition of modules which contextualise and apply public health topics and skills in terms of low- and middle- income countries
This programme is open to those with a good first degree in any subject of relevance to public health; this includes most biological sciences. Applications are also welcome from UK medical students who wish to intercalate. For the diploma, applications are also accepted from those with a relevant professional qualification or sufficient Public Health experience at the appropriate level without a primary degree, e.g. registered nurses. If you are unsure about your eligibility, please contact the course administrator.
We accept a range of qualifications
English language requirements
You can satisfy our English language requirements in two ways:
by holding an English language qualification to the right level
by taking and successfully completing one of our English courses for international students
English to IELTS 7.0 (with a minimum of 6.5 in each component) or TOEFL Internet based 95 overall with no less than 22 in any band.
Introduction to Public Health (not assessed)
Epidemiology Statistics and Research Methods (20 credits)
Practical Epidemiology and Statistics (20 credits)
Health Information and Health Informatics (10 credits)
Public Health in low and middle income countries (10 credits)
Further Public Health in low and middle income countries (20 credits)
Option Modules (Tier 2)
You will choose modules from the list below:
Systematic Reviews and Evidence Synthesis (10 credits)
Principles of Health Technology Assessment (10 credits)
Health Economics (10 credits)
Introduction to Leadership and Management in Health (10 credits)
Health Care Evaluation and Commissioning (10 credits)
Health Protection 1 (10 credits)
Sociology and Social Policy (10 credits)
Health Promotion (MPH) (10 credits)
Option Modules (Tier 3)
You choose modules from the list below or any other Tier 2 module not already claimed:
Systematic Reviews and Evidence Synthesis (20 credits)
Qualitative Research Methods (20 credits)
Clinical Trials (MPH) (20 credits)
Health Protection 2 (10 credits)
Advanced Statistical Methods (10 credits)
International Health Protection (10 credits)
We recognise that as a postgraduate student you are likely to have specific requirements when it comes to planning for your next career step. Employers expect postgraduates to have a range of skills that exceed their subject knowledge. Careers Network offers a range of events and support services that are designed for all students, including postgraduates looking to find their niche in the job market.
Here are just a few ways in which we can help postgraduates to get ahead:
Careers Networking opportunities
Effective careers strategy toolkit
Year planner for all postgraduate students
Masters Career Coaching Workshops
One to one careers guidance
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