Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health

Kaplan - University of Liverpool Online, United Kingdom

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Next enrollment cycle

October 2021

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Total Course Fee

USD 16,680

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 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
  • 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.

  • PGDip: £12,000 
  • 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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