Master of Public Health (MPH)

Kaplan - University of Liverpool Online, United Kingdom

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Next enrollment cycle

October 2021

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Total Course Fee

USD 25,020

Course Accredited By

APHEA

  • 30 Months
  • Online
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 15% scholarship

Equip yourself with the key expertise required to address public health concerns on a national and international level. 
This course is  also available in Part Time Mode.

  • We offer one of the only online MPH programmes in the UK which is fully accredited by APHEA (Agency for Public Health Education Accreditation). APHEA is an independent body which is committed to assuring and improving the quality of public health educational activities throughout Europe and the globe. 
  • Our MPH offers a global multidisciplinary public health approach. You will work in small groups with your peers to discuss public health issues and engage in collaborative activities. Our international faculty and students bring a breadth of perspectives to our classroom which provides you with unique insight into public health best practices across the world. 
  • Through the programme you will explore key topics within public health such as principles and practice within a global context, as well as methodologies and approaches from an ethical, social and economic standpoint. You will learn to critically appraise the complexities of health and social systems from different stakeholder perspectives and evaluate options for strategy development and programme interventions. 
  • You can elect to study specialist modules to advance 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 to study, could enable you to pursue our specialist pathways in Management of Health Systems and International Public Health.

Enrollment Cycles

  • October 2021
  • All applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis. If you want to discuss your previous qualifications and experience before applying, please contact us now via LiveChat.

Applicants should possess either: 

  • A master’s or bachelor’s in medicine, equivalent to a UK degree, coupled with at least one year experience in a public health related field; or
  • A minimum of a 2:1 class degree in a public health related discipline, equivalent to a UK bachelor’s degree, coupled with two years’ professional experience in a public health related field; or
  • A minimum of a 2:1 class degree in a non-public health related discipline, equivalent to a UK bachelor’s degree, coupled with two years’ professional experience in a public health related field.

Applicants should must also have: 

  • A minimum GCSE grade C or equivalent in English language and mathematics.
  • All applicants must provide evidence that they have an English language ability equivalent to an IELTS (academic) score of 6.5 (overall) and 7.0 (reading and writing).
  • If you don’t have an IELTS or equivalent certificate, you can take our free online English test to assess your proficiency. You don’t need to prove your English ability if you are a national of, or have completed a qualification equivalent to a UK degree
  • You are required to complete 180 credits to achieve a full Master of Public Health (MPH)
  • 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
  • Monitoring and Evaluation of Systems and Programmes
  • Health Inequalities: Integrating Public Health Practice

Core module (one from): 

  • Applied Epidemiological Research for Public Health; or (15 credits)
  • Applied Qualitative Research for Public Health (15 credits)

Optional modules (two from): 

  • 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)
  • MSc: £18,000 
  • These fees* are fully inclusive of all costs, including all teaching materials, core textbooks, assessments and resits. 
  • Scholarships and discounts 
  • In addition to the Executive Scholarship, you may also be able to benefit from the following scholarships and discounts: 
  • Full payment discount 
  • If you choose to pay for your postgraduate programme up-front, we will apply an additional 5% discount to your tuition fee.
  • Executive Scholarships 
  • Executive Scholarships of 15% are available for all Business and Management programmes including the MBA, for enrolments during the 2021/22 academic year. 
  • Regional Scholarships 
  • Regional Scholarships of up to 15% are available for international students based overseas in eligible countries 
  • Alumni discount 
  • University of Liverpool graduates going on to study an online master’s programme can benefit from a 10% discount on the tuition fees.

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