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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    High Wycombe Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Course Overview

Do you want to develop an in- depth understanding of the concepts of national and global public health? If so, then this course will enable you to develop underpinning knowledge that forms the foundations of a critical exploration of public health. This is particularly pertinent given the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic challenges and complexities currently facing the global community.

The course invites you look at different public health issues from multiple perspectives and has been uniquely designed to promote entrepreneurial thinking in order to demonstrate innovation and change within the field of public health. Choosing to study with us means getting access to the opportunities, experiences and encouragement you need to move forward in your existing career, or to move towards new job opportunities within a wide range of services that relate to the public health sector

On completion you will have:

  • gained a conceptual and theoretical understanding of the fundamental principles and concepts of public health from a UK and global perspective
  • critically evaluated conceptual and theoretical health education and health promotion initiatives that support positive change across different platforms
  • gained and demonstrated critical acuity of contemporary public health research
  • demonstrated creative, innovate and entrepreneurial thinking and made a contribution towards supporting a positive social impact within society.

You’ll have access to an experienced and supportive team of lecturers who have a background in working in public health fields. Our strong links with local public health organisations and professionals provides plenty of opportunities to build your network and meet people working in the field.

Course Details

We tailor our academic and pastoral support to your individual needs and aspirations, and your personal tutor will be on hand to support you on your learning journey. There are plenty more reasons to study at Bucks:

Flexible teaching and learning

This master’s degree programme draws on blended and flexible teaching and learning activities. This approach will be of benefit to those who wish to combine taking further study with continuing to work and for those whose main focus is on academic study.

Tap into public health expertise

You will be taught by experienced academics, who have worked in public health themselves. You will also gain an insight into health educating and health promoting initiatives designed to solve complex public health problems. This course will give you the freedom to explore entrepreneurial ideas and hone your presentation skills, learning how to present conference style posters and writing for journal publication. There is a focus on real world learning throughout the programme.

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University information

Buckinghamshire New University

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  • Campus address

    Buckinghamshire New University, Queen Alexandra Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 2JZ, England

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