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Northumbria University, Newcastle

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  • Qualification

    MPH - Master of Public Health

  • Location

    Coach Lane Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN-22, JAN-23

  • Duration

    18 months

Course summary

Course Overview

A Masters designed to improve public health and develop the knowledge required to reflect on current concerns and practice issues within this field.

Popular with both UK-based and international students, the Master of Public Health course has been specifically designed for those who wish to develop their career within public health, in addition to those looking to promote the health of the public as part of their current professional role.

Upon successful graduation you will possess in-depth research and enquiry skills, and a critical understanding of their application in a public health employment context.

The practical application of these academic skills will equip you with the knowledge and approaches necessary to implement a broad range of interventions to improve public health outcomes in different employment contexts. For example, dealing with pandemic flu epidemics, increasing accessibility to health care services, reducing obesity or malaria rates and community development to enable disadvantaged communities.

Your Future

Upon graduation you will possess the skills required for leadership, management and system-based thinking in public health, all of which will enhance your ability to lead and manage in a variety of public health organisations in the UK and worldwide.

The Master of Public Health qualification is a national and internationally renowned degree that will help you seek employment in public or government services, voluntary organisations, non-governmental organisations and research posts both in the UK and abroad.

Former alumni have gone on to work for non-governmental organisations, hospital management, voluntary and charitable organisations and health improvement posts.

Completion of this course also provides an excellent grounding for progression to PhD or professional doctorate studies.

Application deadline

30 June 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,000overall cost

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

University information

Northumbria University, Newcastle

  • University League Table

    49th

  • Campus address

    Northumbria University, Northumberland Building, Northumberland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 8ST, England

Students from around the world come to Northumbria for its reputation in design, engineering, history, law, business and architecture, amongst others.
Northumbria has an international community of students from over 140 countries, and decades of experience in welcoming students to the city of Newcastle.
Northumbria is one of the leading new universities in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    35th out of 58 10

    37th out of 79 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    146 64%

    19th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    46th

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.69 74%

    51st

    45
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    151 88%

    3rd

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55.0 55%

    72nd

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    37th

    28

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