Master of Public Health (Online)

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.

Find out more about funding and how to apply.

Free sample materials

See how online study works and what kind of learning environment and materials you will access as an online student. Access free sample materials

Why choose this course?

This MPH Public Health course combines the work of public health theory, practice and research, with expertise from: Life and Medical Science, Nursing and Social Work and The Business School at the University of Hertfordshire. 

What will I study?

For information about distance learning teaching methods and how online study works, please visit UH Online

Course length

  • Full-time, 1 year
  • Part-time, 2 years

Key staff

Admissions tutor: Dr Marvelle Brown

Careers

This programme is designed for students who wish to develop their careers in the field of public health practice, management or research, as well as practitioners and managers already in the field, who wish to enhance their career development.

The online MPH course is tailored implicitly towards the needs of diverse health professionals including doctors, pharmacists, nurses, and allied health, social care and environmental health professionals, as well as the wider public health workforce in the non-governmental sector.

The programme supports managerial, policy and practitioner career pathways.

Periodic review

This course is due to be renewed at a Periodic Review event which will be held in January 2020.

We anticipate that there will be further enhancements made to the course as a result of the Review.

Our website and printed literature will be updated following completion of the Periodic Review in order to provide applicants with further confirmed details on the following:

  • module titles
  • whether the modules are core or optional
  • the expected contact hours
  • how the course will be assessed
  • staff teaching on the course

The content is interesting and is assisting me in my current job in a NHS GP Practice.

Katie Gallagher

Public Health MPH