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Public Health (part-time) (Online Learning) MPH, PgCert, PgDip

University of Edinburgh

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    The University of Edinburgh

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The Master of Public Health (MPH) online programme is based on a longstanding tradition of academic teaching and research in public health at the University of Edinburgh.

Public health is about preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through the efforts of society.

Who this programme is for

Whether you are already a working professional in this area, or new to the subject, this Master of Public Health (MPH) is the ideal programme for those wishing to address today's problems in public health.

Our MPH programme provides you with an understanding of how different scientific disciplines can be used to investigate and then develop the best professional practice in epidemiology, public health and the social science of health.

The programme is designed to provide an entry point to either the public health profession or public health research for those new to the subject, but also to provide sufficient depth for the benefit of existing public health professionals.

Career opportunities

The programme will equip you with an extensive Public Health knowledge which will improve employment prospects in the evolving public health arena.

Students have found excellent opportunities in government, health department, research, policy-making, NGO, charity and international settings.

Application deadline

27 August 2021

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 5,735per year

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

University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    15th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    21st out of 57 7

    3rd out of 81 1

    5th out of 35

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    166 75%

    11th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%

    36th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.80 76%

    54th

    12
  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    187 94%

    4th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99 99%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    54th

    22
  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    222 91%

    4th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99 99%

    21st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    21st

    10

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