The course is for people who work or aspire to work as higher specialists in public health or at senior policy level. This course requires students to carry out a systematic inquiry which makes an original contribution to knowledge in practice. It provides an opportunity for you to focus on developing advanced capabilities and understanding as public health leaders, with a view to making a significant original contribution to public health professional objectives. Why study this course with us? Our Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) course takes an innovative multidisciplinary approach, drawing upon international experts in health economics, health protection, communicable disease, epidemiology, social justice, health promotion, biostatistics, and health and social policy. The course was developed to provide you with the cutting-edge research experience, knowledge and skills to enable you to undertake strategic leadership in public health. Its central aims are to foster an integrated understanding of health and social policies, the systems that create and sustain the uneven distribution of determinants of health, and the critical application of social justice principles to current public health issues.
The DrPH will enable you to critically and reflectively engage with the principles of public health within your own practice.
Applicants will have a minimum of a 2:1 honours degree in Public Health or health and social care related discipline, plus a Master’s degree in an appropriate subject. Applicants will also need to satisfy the requirements for English Language, where English is not their first language, which are a minimum score of IELTS 6.5 (with at least 5.5 in each test band) or equivalent. International: Applicants will normally have, or expect to obtain, at least a 2:1 honours degree, or equivalent, in Public Health or health and social care related discipline. Applicants will also need to satisfy the requirements for English Language, where English is not their first language, which are a minimum score of IELTS 6.5 (with at least 5.5 in each test band) or equivalent.
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