|United Kingdom, Southampton (Southampton General Hospital)
|Master courses, full-time
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Applicants are expected to have an appropriate second-class honours degree, or equivalent undergraduate degree from an approved university, or relevant professional experience in nutrition, dietetics or other biomedical or health sciences.
IELTS: 7.0 (with minimum of 6.5 in writing, 6.0 in reading, listening and speaking)
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
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To graduate with an MSc Public Health you must achieve 60 European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) through taught modules and 30 ECTS through a dissertation.
See the Programme Specification for full details.
You will study a combination of core modules covering all the essential professional skills you will need in your career and optional modules to reflect your own interests. Other modules in health promotion, leadership, human geography, demography, social science and global health may also be taken, timetabling permitting. Each module has its own defined learning outcomes and assessments and the modules are linked together to form a coherent programme of learning. You will also write a dissertation of 6,500 words. It can take the form of a technical report or a paper for an academic journal.
The induction week will provide you with a broad understanding of public health, its disciplines and history. Topical issues will be presented by keynote speakers. The two core modules in Epidemiology and Medical statistics and qualitative methods for public health will enable you to develop the knowledge and skills to evaluate and interpret public health research. Enabling change for health improvement and Development and implementation of policies and strategies will support the advancement of knowledge and skills in a range of areas including leadership, programme planning, working with individuals and communities, and evaluation.