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Course summary

The Bradford MPH is designed for those looking to move into public health, policy or community development at a senior level, and is suitable for candidates from diverse undergraduate study backgrounds and / or professional experience. The programme develops students into future healthcare leaders who understand health policy, community change, human behaviour change, or health service design. The programme places emphasis on leadership and strategic thinking, developed through comprehensive qualitative and quantitative research, analysis and evaluation. It is tailored to the demographic and epidemiological challenges of contemporary urban societies - the diseases of affluence and ageing, and the marginalized and vulnerable populations produced by these kinds of settings. The Bradford MPH provides training in public policy, health care practice development, epidemiology, and community development that focusses on skills for change, making it a must-have qualification for those wishing to address the contemporary challenges of public health or undertake research in the public health field. The following specialisms are available:

  • Leadership and Management development
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Long Term Conditions
Professional Accreditation The programme has been mapped onto the Faculty of Public Health syllabus for the Part A examinations of the Faculty of Public Health and up to Level 7 of the Public Health Skills and Career Framework (Public Health Resource, 2008). Specialism is possible through the choice of elective modules and dissertation topic. This programme has been developed in partnership with City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council.


Epidemiology and biostatistics; introduction to public health; communicable disease control; health promotion; introduction to health informatics; leadership and management; long term conditions; quality assurance and medicines control; undertaking systematic review; health needs / impact assessment; research methods; advanced epidemiology; data mining; health and society; health promoting palliative care; management of pharmaceutical supply; strategy, policy and organisations; working with communities to improve health.

Assessment method


Entry requirements

A minimum of an Upper 2nd Class (2.1) Honours degree or the overseas equivalent. Applicants with a Lower 2nd Class (2.2) Honours degree and a minimum of 2 years professional public health related experience may also be considered. A degree level professional qualification in an appropriate subject, normally with some experience in the broad field of public health will also be considered. English language requirements: English language IELTS 6.5. Applicants who do not meet the IELTS requirement, can take a University of Bradford pre-sessional English course.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7744 Whole course
Northern Ireland £7744 Whole course
Scotland £7744 Whole course
Wales £7744 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £7744 Whole course
EU £19494 Whole course
International £19494 Whole course
Channel Islands £19494 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Public Health MPH at University of Bradford - UCAS