Gain the knowledge and skills required to address public health concerns on a national and international level with this fully online, part-time Master of Public Health (MPH) programme from the University of Liverpool - accredited by the Agency for Public Health Education Accreditation (APHEA).
Our programmes will provide you with a solid foundation in public health, including health promotion in a global setting, health inequalities, management and leadership, and the research methodologies underpinning public health. You can also elect to study specialist modules that will help you to develop specific expertise in public health, such as managing crises and disasters, programme and policy challenges in low-income countries, and health economics. The optional modules you choose could enable you to pursue our specialist pathways in Management of Health Systems and International Public Health.
The MPH consists of the following taught modules and a final dissertation project.
The optional modules you choose to study could enable you to pursue our specialist pathways in the Management of Health Systems and International Public Health.
Shorter postgraduate diploma (120 credits) and postgraduate certificate (60 credits) awards are also available in this subject.
Practising and Promoting Public Health in a Global Context (15 credits)
Generating and Evaluating Public Health Evidence (20 credits)
Integrated Research in Public Health: Epidemiology and
Qualitative Methods (20 credits)
Leading and Managing Health Systems (10 credits)
Monitoring and Evaluation of Systems and Programmes (10 credits)
Health Inequalities: Integrating Public Health Practice (10 credits)
1 core module from (1x15 credits):
Applied Epidemiological Research for Public Health; or
Applied Qualitative Research for Public Health
2 optional modules from (2x10 credits):
Health Protection: Preventing and Managing Communicable Diseases
Managing Crises and Disasters
Programme and Policy Challenges in Low Income Countries‡
Health, Economics and Governance§
Dissertation (60 credits)
Please note, these modules are not finalised and may be subject to change.
Learn online anytime, anywhere
Get the University of Liverpool experience wherever you are in the world. This 100% online course features interactive classes and regular contact with staff and fellow students across the globe. Teaching is delivered through our state-of-the-art Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), which provides students with access to all resources required for interactive study online. On this platform, you will be encouraged to work collaboratively with classmates and actively read around your topic through our comprehensive library of eBooks and journals.
Assessments are exclusively through online assignments rather than examinations. You will be assessed through a range of activities, including written assignments, discussion forum participation and journal entries.
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Download a prospectus or visit our website for more information on this programme. Alternatively, you can contact one of our admission advisers to get your questions answered.
One of the best ways to see if the programme is right for you is to join one of our regular virtual events where you will be introduced to our range of online programmes, our online learning facilities, and Q&A’s with staff to help you make the best decision about the future of your education.