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Global Public Health Leadership
MPH or PGDip or PGCert
Our Master of Public Health (MPH) prepares you for key roles in the applied promotion and implementation of public health projects. It will develop you as a public health leader in the global context of practice.
Our course is rooted in public health evidence and focuses on developing real-life and employment-ready skills. You will learn to respond to a changing and challenging environment as well as gain the required:
- critical awareness
- and integrated understanding of leadership.
You will develop practice and theorise professional and organisational development, while learning in a supportive environment.
You will take eight, interactive distance-learning modules, so you can study at a pace suited to you. While gaining key leadership skills as you continue in your practice community or public health employment context. Each module has an introductory study skills refresher unit.
We also offer a similar course taught on-campus.
How to apply
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Fees quoted are for the first year only. If you are studying a course that lasts longer than one year your fees will increase each year.
Financial support and scholarships
Learning and assessment
You will study the following modules:
- Health promotion
- Project management
- Public health leadership
- Data analysis and interpretation
- Epidemiology and research methods
- Community empowerment and advocacy
- Communicable diseases
Assessment is through written assignments, an online test and a final health promotion project (for the MPH only).
You have the option to start this course in January. You will study a range of modules between January and May. During the summer months of June, July and August you will study further modules and begin work on your dissertation. Between September and December you will complete your final modules and focus on your dissertation.
After you graduate
As a graduate, you will benefit from comprehensive knowledge of public health theory, and from a range of CV-ready, employment-focussed skills. The MPH Global Public Health Leadership addresses a growing need for public health leaders and we are confident that it offers a multitude of career opportunities.
Programme Changes: On rare occasions we may need to make changes to our course programmes after they have been published on the website.
For more information, please visit our Changes to programmes page.