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Master of Public Health with Extended Placement

Why choose Herts?

  • MPH Public Health with Extended Placement enables you to develop your knowledge and skills during your placement. Throughout the course you'll combine the work of public health theory, practice and research.
  • The University of Hertfordshire was ranked 2nd in the East of England for Social Policy (2023 Complete University Guide).
  • You'll be taught by Public Health experts within Life and Medical Science, Nursing and Social Work and The Business School at the University of Hertfordshire.
  • MPH Public Health without 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 Postgradudate Taught Experience Survey (PTES, Advance HE, 2023).
  • MPH Public Health with Extended Placement enables you to develop your knowledge and skills during your placement. Throughout the course you'll combine the work of public health theory, practice and research. 
  • The University of Hertfordshire was ranked 2nd in the East of England for Social Policy (2023 Complete University Guide).
  • You'll be taught by Public Health experts within Life and Medical Science, Nursing and Social Work and The Business School at the University of Hertfordshire. 
  • Level 7
    ModuleCreditsCompulsory/optional
    Work Based Learning in Health and Medical Practice30 CreditsOptional
    Project Report30 CreditsCompulsory
    Environmental Health and Wellbeing30 CreditsOptional
    Promoting Health30 CreditsOptional
    Leadership for Public Health Practice30 CreditsOptional
    Physical Activity and Nutrition for Public Health30 CreditsOptional
    Addressing Internet Addictive Behaviour - A Public Health Concern30 CreditsOptional
    Extended Placement60 CreditsCompulsory
  • Key staff

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

    Further course information

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

    Sandwich placement or study abroad year

    Mandatory

    Applications open to international and EU students

    Yes

    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.

    Find out about how we support our students

    You can also read our student blogs to find out about life at Herts.