Taught by internationally renowned epidemiologists and experts in tobacco control along with a range of other specialists, the Masters in Public Health (International Health) provides students with the theoretical knowledge and skills required for public health practice, including skills to manage, initiate, implement and assess changes. Aligned with our Masters of Public Health, this is a specific pathway to meet the needs of students wishing to study public health with an emphasis on international health issues.
Based in the Division of Epidemiology and Public Health, the School of Community Health Sciences has a strong record of supporting and developing professional careers through our postgraduate taught courses, and in helping our students to acquire the knowledge and skills they need to take up new opportunities in fields related to their previous qualifications.
Who is it suitable for?
The Masters in Public Health with International Health is aimed at students looking to focus on international health. It is ideal for those who work, or would like to work, in public health research, international public health, health information systems and health statistics.
You will gain skills that are highly valued by a range of employers, including statistics and research methods. Our graduates are highly sought after for careers in academic institutions, national health services, government and non-government organisations, and industry. Many of our students also go on to further study at PhD level.
How it works
The course is modular and can be studied over one year full-time or two years part-time. International students must study on a full-time basis.
The course has three main components, core modules relating to essential public health and international disciplines; optional modules allowing you to explore your individual interests; and a dissertation, integrating the knowledge gained throughout the course.
We also offer optional in-depth courses in epidemiology, biostatistics and statistics.
Why else should I choose Nottingham?
With more than 20 years’ experience of public health education we offer:
- a multidisciplinary education environment
- a flexible structure to allow different pathways through the programme to masters, diploma or certificate level
- opportunities for close collaboration with the National Health Service, local authorities, Health Protection Agency (Public Health England April, 2013), and the UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies
Be taught by national and international multidisciplinary experts, committed to research and training in investigating the occurrence, causes and prevention of disease in populations.
The Division of Epidemiology and Public Health acts as the hub of the UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies (UKCTCS), a network of nine universities in the UK. The UKCTCS was established in June 2008 and includes world renowned epidemiologists in tobacco control.
What our students say
In a recent survey of students on the Masters in Public Health (International Health) as well as the Masters in Public Health and MSc Applied Epidemiology, 100 % of respondents praised the enthusiasm of the lecturers, whilst 96% said the course was well-organised and that students were actively encouraged to take part in class discussion.
Watch our student videos (http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/chs/divisions/eph/study/videos/index.aspx
) to find out more about what our current students think of the course.
- The course is linked to both the well-established Masters in Public Health and our MSc Applied Epidemiology
- Our flexible modular structure allows for different pathways through the course, including certificate and diploma routes
- We offer a wide range of optional modules
- Our students come from a variety of backgrounds
- We also offer a Postgraduate Diploma and Certificate
2:1 (or international equivalent) in a relevant degree with vocational experience. English language requirements: IELTS: 7.0 (with no less than 6.0 in any element).