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Master of Public Health

Why choose Herts?

  • Industry Accreditation: This course is delivered in line with public health practice guidance from the Faculty of Public Health and accredited by the European Agency for Public Health Education Accreditation (APHEA).
  • Employment Prospects: Graduates are currently working as doctors, pharmacists, nurses, and health professionals within the National Health Service improving their practitioner and management careers upon completion of this course.
  • Extended Placement, Advanced Research and Online pathway options available for this course.

About the course

The range of optional modules offered and the breadth of cases used across the programme will provide opportunities for specialism in the global and local context.

Why choose this course?

  • 2nd for health and social care in the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES, Advance HE, 2023)
  • You will be taught by expert teaching staff within Life and Medical Science, Nursing and Social Work and The Business School at the University of Hertfordshire
  • This MPH Public Health course combines the work of public health theory, practice and research
  • University of Hertfordshire was ranked 2nd in the East of England for Social Policy (2023 Complete University Guide).
  • Level 7
    Evidence Based Practice30 CreditsCompulsory
    Work Based Learning in Health and Medical Practice30 CreditsOptional
    Project Report30 CreditsOptional
    Environmental Health and Wellbeing30 CreditsOptional
    Promoting Health30 CreditsOptional
    Leadership for Public Health Practice30 CreditsOptional
    Public Health Foundations30 CreditsCompulsory
    Public Health Research and Epidemiology30 CreditsCompulsory
    Communicable and Non-Communicable Conditions30 CreditsCompulsory
    Physical Activity and Nutrition for Public Health30 CreditsOptional
    Addressing Internet Addictive Behaviour - A Public Health Concern30 CreditsOptional
  • Key staff

    Dr Marvelle Brown
    Admissions Tutor
    Find out more about Dr Marvelle Brown

    Further course information

    Course fact sheets
    Master of Public Health Download
    Master of Public Health Download
    Programme specifications
    Master of Public Health Download
    Additional information

    Sandwich placement or study abroad year


    Applications open to international and EU students


    Student experience

    At the University of Hertfordshire, we want to make sure your time studying with us is as stress-free and rewarding as possible. We offer a range of support services including; student wellbeing, academic support, accommodation and childcare to ensure that you make the most of your time at Herts and can focus on studying and having fun.

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