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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Credits

  • Location

    University of Huddersfield

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About the course

Public Health has a pivotal role in promoting and protecting the health and wellbeing of the public. It aims to prevent poor health, eradicate disease and increase longevity through population based interventions and activities. This course is aimed at health professionals and individuals with a keen interest in the development of public health. It is essential for those who want be at the forefront of public health decision making and who want to make a positive difference to the health and wellbeing of the population.

  • This course provides you with an opportunity to explore the key principles and underlying contemporary theories of public health, as well as evaluate a public health issue and debate its importance for those working and leading the field.
  • You will critically reflect on the impact of public health inequalities and appraise the ways in which intersectoral collaboration can impact on public health leadership.
  • Regular speakers from local NHS bodies and central government agencies such as Public Health England and the Department of Health.
  • Regular skills training sessions including presentation and academic writing skills, as well as journal clubs will be provided in order to supplement the core curriculum.
  • You will study alongside a diverse range of students from both clinical and non-clinical backgrounds from the UK and overseas, bringing a richness to the course which will enhance your learning.

Through an exploration of public health concepts, approaches to protect and promote health and the examination of the broader influences on health and healthcare provision, you will be encouraged to think strategically, whilst developing a broad understanding of public health.

Career support

This short course will assist you to meet the specialist skills and post-registration development requirements stipulated by your employer/professional regulator.

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University information

University of Huddersfield

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  • Campus address

    University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield, Kirklees, HD1 3DH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 29

  • Entry standards

    / Max 128
    117 91%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%


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