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Master of Public Health (MPH Part-Time): Master of Public Health (MPH)

Gain essential skills to address society’s health issues with this online master’s from The University of Edinburgh. Whether you already work in public health or you’re looking to start your career, you’ll learn how to thrive in this rewarding industry.

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  • Level

    Master's Degree
  • Duration

    3 Years Part-time
  • Language

  • Total Tuition Fee


Master of Public Health (MPH Part-Time): Master of Public Health (MPH)

  • Master's Degree (Postgraduate)

  • 3 Years Part-time

  • Total tuition fee


    Start or enhance your career in public health

    Public health helps prevent disease, prolong life, and promote health through the efforts of society. This online master’s will arm you with the skills to address today’s problems in public health, whether you’re already a working professional in this area or you’re new to the field.

    You’ll gain an understanding of how to use different scientific disciplines to investigate and develop the best professional practice in epidemiology, public health, and the social science of health.

    Complete your master’s degree with The University of Edinburgh

    This fully online master’s will help you build a diverse set of skills to equip you with a future career in public health.

    The MPH online programme has successfully achieved 'Full Accreditation' with Agency for Public Health Education Accreditation (APHEA). You can study part-time to a master’s, diploma, or certificate level.

    What skills will you learn?

    • Public health
    • Epidemiology
    • Social science
    • Policy
    • Research methods
    • Infectious diseases
    • Medical statistics
    • Environmental health
    • Communication skills
    • Leadership
    • Global health challenges

    To be eligible for this programme you should have:

    • A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent in medicine, nursing, social science, science, biomedicine, or other related discipline.

    International students must demonstrate a level of English language competency at a level that will enable you to succeed in your studies. We accept the following English language qualifications at the grades specified:

    • ELTS Academic: total 7.0 with at least 6.5 in each component.

    • TOEFL-iBT (including Home Edition): total 100 with at least 23 in each component. We do not accept TOEFL MyBest Score to meet our English language requirements.

    • C1 Advanced (CAE) / C2 Proficiency (CPE): total 185 with at least 176 in each component.

    • Trinity ISE: ISE III with passes in all four components.

    • PTE Academic: total 70 with at least 62 in each component.

    You’ll become equipped with evidence-based conceptual and practical tools to ensure you can address public health challenges. By the end you’ll be able to:

    • Demonstrate a critical understanding of the theories, concepts, and principles underpinning public health practice, policy, and research.
    • Apply knowledge and skills and engage with relevant literature, in qualitative and quantitative disciplines.
    • Apply critical analysis, evaluation, and synthesis to develop effective responses to contemporary public health challenges.
    • Communicate complex public health concepts and issues to both public and professional audiences using a range of media and methods.
    • Exercise autonomy, take responsibility for your own work and work constructively with peers on complex public health issues.

    Master of Public Health (MPH Part-Time): Master of Public Health (MPH)

  • Master's Degree (Postgraduate)

  • 3 Years Part-time

  • Total tuition fee


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