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Master of Public Health (Professional Practice) MPH

University of the West of Scotland

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  • Qualification

    MPH - Master of Public Health

  • Location

    Lanarkshire Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

OVERVIEW

The Master of Public Health (MPH) degree provides you with a solid understanding in fundamental areas such as public health methodology, epidemiology, health policy, economics, education and health promotion. Delivered through a mixture of face-to-face and online learning it allows a flexible, reflective, challenging, creative ad resourceful environment for postgraduate study. This Masters is aligned with the Faculty of Public Health in the UK and World Health Organization guidance for public health core subject domains.

It is suitable for both established and aspiring Public Health professionals, and it will provide a diverse portfolio of knowledge and experience, leading to many varied career opportunities.

Public Health is concerned with the health of the population as a whole, dealing with topics including hygiene, epidemiology, and disease prevention. As a discipline, it is extremely important both locally and globally as the financial burden of ill health increases its load on the National Health Service providers. Health policies built around changing population needs have improved the health in communities, but they continue to evolve with the expansion of global travel, increased incidence of novel diseases, antibiotic resistance and undesirable lifestyle choices. These are just a few of the recent Public Health issues brought into the spotlight of news and current affairs. With extreme global events such as tsunamis, earthquakes and weather phenomena, the Public Health issues around the health of those affected are of great concern.

Tuition fees

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£ 16,000per year

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University information

University of the West of Scotland

  • University League Table

    109th

  • Campus address

    University of the West of Scotland, Paisley Campus, High Street, Paisley, Renfrewshire, PA1 2BE, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    42nd out of 57 11

    33rd out of 72 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    125 56%

    39th

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    28th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    47th

    32
  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    119 60%

    55th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    98 98%

    44th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.25 85%

    12th

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