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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    Preston Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Public Health is an innovative course for anyone who currently works, or would like to become involved in, work which focuses on addressing the determinants of health.

This is a relevant and engaging learning experience for a wide range of professionals working to achieve improvements in health. You’ll develop the skills required to meet existing and emerging challenges in public health.

Why study with us

  • This postgraduate course emphasises applying theory to practice and developing relevant skills.
  • You’ll look at planning, strategies and public health in action including key themes such as diet and nutrition, children and young people, healthy settings and the media.
  • Case studies are used to consider real world approaches to the subject of public health.

Future careers

A postgraduate qualification in Applied Public Health can lead to rewarding careers in health community work, health promotion, sport and leisure, environment, and education.

Career opportunities also exist in management, strategic and educational, as well as practitioner posts.

Learning and assessment

On this innovative course, you’ll use problem-solving approaches, blended and action learning. We’ll encourage you to engage with each other and with the subject as well as offering the more traditional teaching formats such as workshops, lectures and seminars. Tutorial support and guidance is also available via module and personal tutors and there’s lots of opportunity for self-directed learning.

Our assessment strategy includes course work and assignments, with a focus on practice related competencies and skills, and the development of transferable skills in public health.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Central Lancashire

  • University League Table

    70th

  • Campus address

    University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    40th out of 57 3

    35th out of 35 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    137 62%

    29th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.36 87%

    5th

    18
  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    120 49%

    33rd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.80 76%

    28th

    7

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