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Public Health (PGCert/PGDip/MPH)

University of Warwick

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  • Qualification

    MPH - Master of Public Health

  • Location

    University of Warwick

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    04-OCT-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Warwick Medical School offers a master's in Public Health, an interdisciplinary degree, drawing upon expertise across a wide range of subject areas, to explore the complexity of public health issues in the UK and internationally.

Course Overview

Public health spans a broad range of issues and subject areas and is suitable if you are looking to explore complex health challenges on a global scale. Our course has a choice of pathways to enable you to pursue the area of public health you find most relevant and interesting. Pathways include: Global Health, Health Services and an academic route centred on health economics, epidemiology and research methods. At the end of the Master’s, you will have the opportunity to complete either a dissertation or professional project on a topic of your choice. Previous projects have focused on a broad array of topics, including childhood obesity, flu vaccination uptake within care home staff and models of primary care for homeless patients.

Teaching and Assessment

Teaching is generally organised within one week intensive study blocks. Teaching methods include lectures, seminar and group work, and students will have opportunity to draw on their academic and work experience. Parts of the course are taught by visiting or guest clinical or academic lecturers.

There is a range of assessment styles, reflecting what is needed when working in public health, such as statistical reports, briefing papers, press releases, action plans, reflections, portfolios, verbal presentations (group and individual) and poster presentations

Skills from this degree

  • Analytical skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Communication skills
  • Statistical skills

Students can also exit with PGCert (part time - 1 year) and PGDip (part time - 2 years) awards.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 28,540per 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 Warwick

  • University League Table

    11th

  • Campus address

    University of Warwick, Coventry, Coventry, CV4 7AL, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    17th out of 35 12

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.80 76%

    28th

    6

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