Our dynamic course considers the impact the social determinants have on population health, the range of effective interventions and the ethical implications when working in public health promotion.
What you need to know
Course start date
On campus, Winchester
- 1 year full-time
- 2 years part-time
A first or second-class honours degree or professional experience in the area of study
From £9,775 pa
- Gain knowledge and skills to work in public health environments
- Learn from an experienced and approachable teaching team with wide ranging professional and academic backgrounds
- Make a positive contribution to public health provision and the growing need for a trained, effective workforce of public health professionals
- Benefit from excellent networks and practitioners with extensive experience of working in public health promotion
- Learn about key public health issues and diseases in relation to the UK population as well as international public health policy and priorities
Suitable for applicants from:
UK, EU, World
*Subject to Validation
Learning and teaching
A wide variety of assessment types are used. These include written assignments (including essays and case studies); presentations (including oral and poster presentations); projects; and research proposals. Students also complete a substantial independent research project.
Our validated courses may adopt a range of means of assessing your learning. An indicative, and not necessarily comprehensive, list of assessment types you might encounter includes essays, portfolios, supervised independent work, presentations, written exams, or practical performances.
We ensure all students have an equal opportunity to achieve module learning outcomes. As such, where appropriate and necessary, students with recognised disabilities may have alternative assignments set that continue to test how successfully they have met the module's learning outcomes.
Further details on assessment types used on the course you are interested in can be found by attending an open evening or contacting our teaching staff.
We are committed to providing timely and appropriate feedback to you on your academic progress and achievement in order to enable you to reflect on your progress and plan your academic and skills development effectively. You are also encouraged to seek additional feedback from your course tutors.
For more information about our regulations for this course, please see our Academic Regulations, Policies and Procedures section.
*Subject to Validation
'Validation' is the process by which the University approves a new programme to ensure that it provides a distinct, high-quality academic experience for students, that enables them to acquire the necessary academic knowledge, understanding, general and subject-specific skills required to pursue a graduate level career. In the unlikely event that a programme is not validated then we will do our best to find you an alternative programme within the University.
Please note the modules listed are correct at the time of publishing. The University cannot guarantee the availability of all modules listed and modules may be subject to change. The University will notify applicants of any changes made to the core modules listed. For further information please refer to winchester.ac.uk/termsandconditions
2024/2025 Course Tuition Fees
|UK / Channel Islands /
Isle of Man / Republic of Ireland
Additional tuition fee information
If you are a UK student starting your degree in January / September 2024, the first year will cost you £9,775**.
If finance is a worry for you, we are here to help. Take a look at the range of support we have on offer. This is a great investment you are making in your future, so make sure you know what is on offer to support you.
**The University of Winchester will charge the maximum approved tuition fee per year.
As one of our students all of your teaching and assessments are included in your tuition fees, including, lectures/guest lectures and tutorials, seminars, laboratory sessions and specialist teaching facilities. You will also have access to a wide range of student support and IT services.
There might be additional costs you may encounter whilst studying. The following highlights the mandatory and optional costs for this course:
Printing and Binding
The University is pleased to offer our students a free printing allowance of £20 each academic year. This will print around 500 A4 mono pages. If students wish to print more, printer credit can be topped up by the student. The University and Student Union are champions of sustainability and we ask all our students to consider the environmental impact before printing.
SCHOLARSHIPS, BURSARIES AND AWARDS
We have a variety of scholarship and bursaries available to support you financially with the cost of your course. To see if you’re eligible, please see our Scholarships and Awards section.
The programme provides the opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills and values which are essential for careers working in public health in the NHS.
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How to apply for this course
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Programme Leader: D Rachel Locke
Dr Rachel Locke is a Deputy Head of School, Sport, Health and Community, Faculty of Health and Wellbeing. She is Programme Lead for Msc Global Health and BA International Development: Global Health. She is currently leading research with international collaborators in Tanzania and Ghana examining the impact of large-scale in-country innovations in terms of sustainability in health and wellbeing (i.e. SDG 3) and global health partnerships (i.e. SDG 17).
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Information for International Students
Our International students come from all over the world and we understand that some things are a little different when applying and then arriving at the University. We have therefore provided a list of some of the countries we work in with specific information included on Entry Requirements, Funding Opportunities, Visas and other useful information.