UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This course will provide the core skills needed to work in public health, as well as offering a wide range of optional modules which can be targeted towards a range of careers in or parallel to this area including: health policy, programme management, health inequalities, and urban and environmental planning.

Course Modules

Core modules: core concepts in population health; epidemiology or epidemiology and infectious disease; health systems in a global context; basic statistics for medical science; options: advanced statistical modelling; climate change and health; economic evaluation of health care; evaluating interventions; health inequalities over the life course; health'related behaviours and cognitions; immunisation and communicable diseases; physical and mental health, stress and aging; qualitative research methods in health research; quality improvement in health care; reproductive health; research methods in social epidemiology; sexual health programming in low and middle income countries; urban health; using informatics in healthcare.

Course Additional Entry

An upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant subject from a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard; or a professional qualification in a health'related area such as medicine or nursing of an equivalent standard. Relevant research, work or volunteer experience will be viewed favourably. Students without the minimum academic standards may be considered if they have extensive relevant work or research experience.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £23,020  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,020  Academic year. First year home fees
2 - 5 years
Variable
MSc (Postgraduate)
1 year
Full Time
PgCert
2 - 5 years
Variable
PgCert
1 year
Full Time
PgDip
2 - 5 years
Variable
PgDip