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MSc Public Health

About the course

The course can be completed in 24 months.

The course is offered on weekend days.

Successful students will be awarded a Master in

Public Health from the University of Bedfordshire.


Why Study MSc Public Health?

Public Health is a major aspect of health care – especially in developing countries. This course will provide a comprehensive overview of the key elements of a study into Public Health.


Course structure

The course is delivered using a block delivery pattern; you will undertake one unit at a time for six weeks and that will be a block of delivery. At the end of four blocks you will progress to the Master’s capstone experience stage where you will complete a dissertation. This option will include an element of research methodology which is embedded within the unit.


Your course is made up of a number of units.  Each unit has an academic level and a specific credit rating which indicates the amount of learning hours it will require (each credit equates to ten learning hours).  The course comprises a total of 180 credits ie 30 credits for each of the following courses: Epidemiology in public health Public health protection Health care commissioning Health and social care inequalities Ethical & legal issues Public health intelligence Public health research methods Principles. policies & issues in public health Sixty credits are awarded for the final dissertation


Entry Requirements

The standard entry requirement is an undergraduate degree from a recognized University in a relevant subject area. However, UoB may also accept applications on a case by case basis according to the applicant’s extensive practical experience.


For more information about the University of Bedfordshire courses:


MSc Public Health Brochure

MSc Public Health
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