University of Suffolk

MSc Public Health

The MSc in Public Health is a challenging and rewarding programme designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to public health for students who intend to pursue careers in public 
health practice, management and/or research at local, national and/or supranational levels.

The core focus of the programme is on improving the health and wellbeing of populations, preventing health problems before they occur and reducing inequalities in health. It offers a cutting-edge 
knowledge and skills base in the principles and methods of public health and a creative and supportive learning environment. It explores a broad range of contemporary public health issues, 
supported by leading experts in the field of public health as well as the experiences of  other students sharing  diverse experiences from a range of  public health
systems around the world.

This programme is composed of nine mandatory modules and is designed as a progressive process where the modules collectively work together to provide the knowledge, skills and understanding required by the modern public health practitioner, whether that be as an epidemiologist, health promoter, leader or researcher.   

Duration: 2-3 years

Study mode: Online learning

Tuition fees: £12,635

Financing: up to 60% scholarship

Cost of your studies: From £5,054


Programme Pathway
Foundation Courses
Name Code
Induction Module UOS-IND-M-100
Postgraduate Certificate Level
Name Code
Principles of Public Health UPGPBHM01
Health Promotion UPGPBHM02
Epidemiology UPGPBHM03
Postgraduate Diploma Level
Name Code
Research Methods: Evidence-based Practice in Public Health UPGPBHM04
Health Economics UPGPBHM05
Health Protection UPGPBHM06
Postgraduate Award Level
Name Code
Public Health Leadership UPGPBHM07
Research Project 1: Global Health UPGPBHM08
Research Project 2: Proposal Design and Dissemination UPGPBHM09
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