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Applied Public Health - MSc / PgD / PgC

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Key Information

Course duration: 2 years

Mode of study: Full time

Qualification: MSc - Master of Science

Fees

Home students: £9,000 per year
EU students: £9,000 per course
Overseas students: £13,000 per year

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The Course

Summary

This programme focuses on applying the key principles of multidisciplinary public health practice to the breadth of 21st Century public health challenges. Our aim is to develop reflective public health practitioners capable of designing, implementing and evaluating community-focussed public health interventions – in Wales, the UK and internationally.

Key features of the programme include: Assessments that you can tailor to your own interests, experiences and practice – applying public health skills to the issues you are dealing with or most interested in; A focus on the skills needed for effective public health practice, wherever you work – designed to meet UK professional public health standard, recognised and applicable around the world; Personalised academic and professional development support – we'll work with you on a one-to-one basis to help you identify your strengths and opportunities to develop, future personal and professional goals and how you can achieve them

The programme is aimed at anyone with an interest in improving the full range of social, economic and environmental determinants of health: for example, people working in education, health promotion, housing, transport, leisure, environmental health, community development, health & wellbeing partnerships, planning, social services, school nursing, and health visiting (not an exhaustive list!). We welcome applicants from all sectors: public, private and the voluntary & independent sector. The programme retains an international focus, addressing public health issues faced around the world, as well as in Wales and the UK.

The teaching and learning strategy for the programme places a strong emphasis on application of theoretical frameworks to real problems and situations, and allows for substantial student input and discussion. During the programme you will engage with a variety of learning & teaching activities.

Graduates from the programme have progressed to advanced positions in their chosen specialist career areas. Graduates have also progressed to further study on research degrees leading to MPhil and PhD qualifications. Students can exit at Postgraduate Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma levels.

Start Dates

  • September 2019 at Llandaff Campus

Cardiff Metropolitan University

University League Table Ranking: 77th

Cardiff Metropolitan University is located in the exciting and lively city of Cardiff. It delivers practice-focused and professionally recognised education across its academic schools.

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Postal Address

Cardiff School of Sport
Cardiff Metropolitan University
Western Avenue
Cardiff
CF5 2YB
WALES

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