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  • Qualification

    MPH - Master of Public Health

  • Location

    City South Campus, Edgbaston

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21, 24-JAN-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Do you have a health-related background? Do you want to become key to tackling threats to health across the world? If have experience and a degree in health related area, Health science, Health Promotion, public health nursing, nutrition, Medicine, Veterinary science. This Master of Public Health (MPH) could enhance your career prospects, enabling you to progress on to senior roles at either operational, policy or commissioning level in a wide range of areas. Public health research and practice is at the heart of tackling many of the world’s current threats to health so this course provides the opportunity to develop the skills and understanding you need to become a leader and agent for change in Public Health.

What's covered in the course?

This course aims to enable you to become a leader and change agent, developing the knowledge and skills needed to work within this new multi-disciplinary public health landscape.

You will advance your public health knowledge, skills and approach to teamwork, multi-agency collaboration and community partnerships throughout the modules on this course and critically evaluate strategies to improve public health outcomes. These skills are increasingly relevant for the public health workforce who may be located within a variety of settings including multilateral and international NGOs, local health authorities, National Public Health authorities, the voluntary or the private sector.

You will be taught by highly experienced tutors who come from a range of disciplinary backgrounds including, research and policy, health psychology, epidemiology, sociology of health, health policy, health economics and leadership. You will also experience guest lectures from visiting relevant professionals from organisations such as Public Health England, the Faculty of Public Health, the voluntary sector and local government.

Your peers on the course will be from various public health backgrounds, degree discipline, and cultural, national and international experiences. These previous experiences, along with the knowledge gained through the programme, are used to inform real-world scenario discussions and enhance problem-solving abilities.

Upon successful completion of this course you will have the skills and knowledge to perform a variety of public health related jobs, including:

Public Health intelligence analyst.
Public health practitioner
Health promotion advisor
Monitoring and Evaluation officer
Health data analyst.
Health trainer and training coordinator
Field Epidemiologist
Community development and community outreach worker
Health information officer
Youth worker
Health researcher.

Enhancing employability skills

The course will enhance your career prospects, enabling you to progress onto more senior public health roles at either operational, policy or commissioning level. The transferable nature of the course also means you could move into a management or research post.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,200per year

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

University information

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Birmingham City University

  • University League Table

    82nd

  • Campus address

    Birmingham City University, University House, 15 Bartholomew Row, Birmingham, Birmingham, B5 5JU, England

One of only four UK universities offering a Master's in International Human Resource Management which is also fully CIPD-accredited.
ACCA programmes are taught in a Platinum status centre, showing that the university meets ACCA performance targets for course tuition and support.
Many master's courses now offer international students six-month professional placements towards the end of their studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    52nd out of 58 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    117 51%

    45th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    16th

    11

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