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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Our Public Health Masters degree has been designed in response to contemporary international debates about the changing nature and shifting boundaries of multidisciplinary public health. It will allow you to develop an extensive knowledge of public health with a critical awareness of the philosophical, theoretical and method logical aspects of the discipline and following graduation you'll be enthused about the potential to act as change agents within multi-disciplinary public health settings. You'll also be able to adopt an independent and reflective approach to your learning and future careers.

What you'll study

This contemporary course is informed by a social model of health crucial to understanding contemporary and global public health theory and practice. It focuses on the strategic and international elements of public health, environment and sustainable development that are critical to effective multidisciplinary practice in these fields. As a result it reflects cutting-edge, current developments.

The course provides you with the opportunity to engage with a wide and diverse curricula including:

  • sustainable development
  • social determinants of health
  • politics
  • ethics
  • international public health.

It is suitable for recently qualified graduates or those already in employment.

Following graduation you will:

  • be inspired about the potential to act as change agents within multi-disciplinary public health settings
  • bring an extensive knowledge of public health with a critical awareness of the philosophical, theoretical and methodological issues to bear on the discipline
  • adopt an independent and reflective approach to your learning and future careers.

Assessment methods

The course employs a varied assessment regime, which includes essays, reports, a portfolio and presentations. The dissertation gives you the opportunity to design, implement and present a significant piece of research relevant topic of your choice.

Careers and employability

The course cultivates intellectual and research skills, experience and knowledge suitable for effective practice in a wide range of multidisciplinary public health sectors. You will be equipped to progress into policy, research and practice roles in the public, private or voluntary arenas in the UK or internationally. For those already employed it provides transferable skills such as independent critical thought, analysis and evaluation, partnership working skills and self-directed learning.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,500per year

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

University information

Nottingham Trent University

  • University League Table

    45th

  • Campus address

    Nottingham Trent University, 50 Shakespeare Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 4FQ, England

With placements and work experience opportunities, as well as tailored employability support, NTU is focused on the future success of its students.
Students and staff from over 160 countries make NTU's community diverse and dynamic, offering a global experience for all students.
Prestigious, competitive scholarships are available, worth up to half the tuition fee.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    34th out of 58

    58th out of 105 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    122 53%

    38th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95.0 95%

    8th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    11th

    2
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    110 57%

    64th

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50.0 50%

    52nd

    13
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    26th

    3

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