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King’s Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine is one of the largest and most successful centres for research and education in the UK. Our faculty consists of over 2,000 staff and 5,000 students within seven Schools and two Schools of Education; School of Bioscience Education and GKT School of Medical Education.
Our research is strategically aligned to King's Health Partners with Clinical Academic Groups bringing together academics and clinicians who are committed to ensuring faster translation and adoption of research innovation into clinical practice. 91.8 percent of the Faculty's REF 2014 submission was rated 4 star or 3 star.
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The Public Health MSc, PG Dip, PG Cert provides a comprehensive and integrated education in public health through a multidisciplinary study approach which is both academic and vocational. It draws upon the wealth of research, education and clinical expertise in the Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine and is delivered by the Department of Population Health Sciences which has forged strong international links, particularly with US and European research and teaching partners.
The course aims to enable you to develop a critical understanding of public health providing the foundations for pursuing a career in public health, or for enhancing existing practice and facilitating career advancement, particularly through contributing to the emerging evidence base for public health interventions.
Students study a suite of modules which provide a comprehensive understanding of public health. However, you may wish to specialise in either Mental Health or Global Health. These specialist pathways are available at MSc and PG Dip level where students first study a specific module and then apply the knowledge gained in the dissertation and research related modules.
The course is taught 100% online, meaning you can advance your education without taking a break from work or other commitments. There are six entry points across the year, allowing you maximum flexibility.