The MSc Public Health creates professionals who can lead and implement change in public health across the world stage. This Masters course was designed in consultation with Public Health Wales and supports the development of public health practitioners through enabling them to negotiate, plan, implement and evaluate policy and practice initiatives. It also addresses wide-ranging public health issues that arise in diverse cultures, settings and environment. The curriculum for this Masters in Public Health is underpinned by standards set by the UK Public Health Skills and Career Framework, Faculty of Public Health and the National Occupational Standards for Public Health. The MSc Public Health does not lead to registration on any professional register but can contribute towards preparation for Part A of the Faculty of Public Health examinations.
You will study the following modules: •Sustainable Public Health •Health Promotion •Evidence Based Public Health •Protecting Health in Diverse Environments •Integrating Public Health Practice (a skills based module) •Leading Change •Governance and Economics for Public Health •Public Health Project You will also choose one optional module from the following: Epidemiology and Biostatistics for Public Health or International Family Health or Vulnerable Persons.
A range of assessment methods will be used, including poster and powerpoint presentations, academic assignments, production of management briefs, reflective accounts, a literature review and an epidemiology exam. You will also have the opportunity to prepare a piece of work for potential publication through the Publication and Dissemination module.
Applicants require an Honours degree or equivalent. Applicants whose first language is not English require a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 overall with no lower than 6.5 in the Written component and no lower than 5.5 in all other components.
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