Master of Public Health (Online)

Why choose Herts?

  • Flexible: This course is delivered online to fit in with your work, family, and lifestyle commitments.
  • Industry Accreditation: We are accredited by the European Agency for Public Health Education Accreditation (APHEA). The course is delivered in line with public health practice guidance from the Faculty of Public Health.
  • 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.
APHEA

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 - 5 years

Key staff

Admissions tutor: Dr Marvelle Brown

  • Level 7
    Module Credits Compulsory/optional
    Evidence Based Practice 30 Credits Compulsory
    Project Report 30 Credits Compulsory
    Public Health Foundations 30 Credits Compulsory
    Public Health Research and Epidemiology 30 Credits Compulsory
    Communicable and Non-Communicable Conditions 30 Credits Compulsory
    Work Based Learning in Health and Medical Practice 30 Credits Optional
    Promoting Health 30 Credits Optional
    Leadership for Public Health Practice 30 Credits Optional
    Environmental Health and Wellbeing 30 Credits Optional
    Addressing Internet Addictive Behaviour- A Public Health Concern 30 Credits Optional
    Physical Activity and Nutrition for Public Health 30 Credits Optional
  • Further course information

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

    Sandwich placement or study abroad year

    n/a

    Applications open to international and EU students

    Yes

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

    Katie Gallagher

    Public Health MPH

    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

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    Due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, examinations may be replaced by an alternative form of assessment during the academic year 2021/2022. Please refer to the Programme Specification on these pages for further details.