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Public Health MPH/PgDip/PgCert

University of Glasgow

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  • Qualification

    MPH - Master of Public Health

  • Location

    University of Glasgow

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

The MPH Public Health aims to promote health, prevent disease, reduce inequalities in health, and prolong life. The population perspective of public health ensures that its practitioners are well placed to improve health wherever they are.

Our Master of Public Health degree reflects the multidisciplinary nature of public health through its flexible and innovative curriculum. Our programme enjoys strong links with the NHS, its public health practitioners and other regional and national bodies, ensuring student access to some of the country's leading authorities in public health.

WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • Taught by academics and practitioners from a wide variety of organisations and disciplines including Health Protection Scotland, environmental health, environmental protection, public health medicine, health economics and business/management.
  • Multidiscplinary in focus, attracting students with undergraduate degrees in nursing, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, and other health related specialisms.
  • Option to graduate the MPH with or without specialisms by following certain courses. The specialisms are: Epidemiology, Data Science, Health Promotion, Health Economics
  • Central role in guiding health care practice, influencing health policy, protecting the public, and improving population health.
  • Among the earliest academic fields to move towards a multidisciplinary range of programmes involving staff from a number of areas. Current disciplines represented include health promotion, health protection, sociology, psychology, epidemiology, statistics, and health economics.
  • Recognised in most countries as an essential qualification for a career in public health.

CAREER PROSPECTS

Graduates have entered a wide range of professions and job roles across the world, for example:

  • public health specialist
  • clinical senior researcher
  • policy officer
  • senior research nurse
  • lead pharmacist
  • specialist registrar
  • research scientist.
  • lecturer
  • health development manager
  • public health advisor
  • health programme specialists
  • medical practitioner positions in public health
  • clinical university teacher
  • research positions
  • Others have gone on to study for PhDs in public heath and epidemiology.

Tuition fees

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£ 23,500per 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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University of Glasgow

  • University League Table

    19th

  • Campus address

    University of Glasgow, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G12 8QQ, Scotland

A wide range of international scholarships are available including International Excellence scholarships and postgraduate awards.
Meet students from across the university with over 250 clubs and societies available – ranging from international student societies to the Harry Potter society.
Pre-sessional English language provision available prior to starting university, and English language support options throughout the duration of study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    2nd out of 57

    1st out of 35 2

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    215 97%

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  • Graduate prospects

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  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%

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    233 96%

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    100 100%

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  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

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