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Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health

Kaplan - University of Liverpool Online, United Kingdom
Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health
Next enrollment cycle October 2024 See all cycles
Total Cost KES 2,052,718
Course Accredited By APHEA
20 Months Online Postgraduate Diploma 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.

Enrollment Cycles

  • October 2024

Entry Requirements

  • 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
  • 120 credits to achieve the postgraduate diploma (PGDip)
  • 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 

This module must be taken for the International Public Health route. § This module must be taken for the Management of Health Systems route. 

*Please note, these modules are not finalised and may be subject to change.

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