Online Degree in Healthcare & Medicine

MSc Public Health & Behaviour Changes

Gain career-ready skills in public health with a flexible online master’s degree from Brunel University London. Become an expert in public health and behaviour change to take your healthcare career to the next level.

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  • Degree

    MSc Public Health & Behaviour Changes
  • Type

    Public Health & Behaviour Change MSc online
  • Duration

    1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
  • Price per program

    £10,100 GBP

Discover a more flexible route to earning a public health degree

Do you want to take your career to the next level? Are you worried that taking time out to study will compromise your current role?

This innovative online master’s degree from Brunel University London is specifically designed to fit around professional commitments. You’ll set your own schedule, use cutting-edge e-learning technology, and join an online network of students and professionals working in the healthcare sector worldwide.

Choose your specialism and unlock public health careers

Whether you’re interested in gaining an overview of all aspects of public health or in homing in on specific areas like health policy or health economics, this online degree has an option for you.

Across eight modules led by world-leading experts at Brunel University London, you’ll become a specialist in the field of your choice. You’ll be armed with specific skills to unlock your dream career.

Public Health & Behaviour Change MSc online

Explore the dynamics of behaviour change with this fully online MSc degree from Brunel University London. You'll gain specialist knowledge and skills enabling you to access new careers in public health.
1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Start dates
8 May 2023 (apply by 8 May 2023)
Fully online

What do I need to apply?

A 2:2 (or above) UK Honours degree, or equivalent internationally recognised qualification such as economics or related studies, public health, health-related studies, pharmacy, or medicine.

Non-native speakers of English must provide evidence of one of the following:

  • IELTS: 6.5 (minimum 6 in all areas)
  • Pearson: 59 (59 in all subscores)
  • BrunELT: 63% (minimum 58% in all areas)
  • TOEFL: 90 (minimum 20 in all parts)

How much will it cost?

GBP 10,100

What are the learning outcomes?

Advance your healthcare career with an online MSc taught world-leading academics and health sector experts at Brunel University London. This distance learning programme will provide the credentials you need to take your health career to the next level. Course content is delivered through 8 modules that cover a range of issues within the public health sector, while giving you a solid foundation in behaviour change specifically.

Over the course of this programme, you will:

  • Understand the scope and nature of contemporary healthcare and overall wellness at local, national, and global levels
  • Gain a deep awareness of the major determinants of health, and learn how to promote wellness in such a way as to address social and economic inequalities and promote values of social justice
  • Acquire academic knowledge and industry-relevant skills in reflective practice, research, communication, and learn to work in a dynamic team culture
  • Understand the principles and complexities of using evidence, including researching, analysing, and evaluating health information and policy
  • Appreciate the ethical, political, societal, and cultural dilemmas that arise in the health and social sectors
  • Gain a critical understanding of principles of leadership and different strategies for influencing others and enhancing performance. Understand negotiation and mediation plans to address global, organisational or community challenges.

What you’ll get as a degree student with FutureLearn

  • Learn when you want by watching videos, reading articles, doing tests, and completing assignments online
  • Join online discussions and collaborate with your peers in a virtual study group
  • Enjoy discussions with feedback from expert educators
  • Get full access to the university library, online resources and support

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