What will you study on the MSc/PGDip/PGCert Applied Public Health?
This course focuses on epidemiology and statistics, helping you to build strong foundations on public health monitoring and surveillance. You'll learn how people's health can be affected by their cultural, social and economic circumstances, lifestyle, and environment, as well as covering methods of controlling disease and promoting health. You will also explore the economic, legal and ethical aspects of public health, the National Occupational Standards and the national agenda. It will also explore health inequalities and global public health, including the role of governments, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and their response to emergencies.
What will you gain?
As well as in-depth knowledge of your subject, you will also develop the ability to analyse public health data, and design, develop, implement and evaluate public health interventions and policy. You'll gain an understanding about different methods of public health research and be proficient in collecting, interpreting and communicating data on the health and wellbeing of a population, as well as the socio-economic, environmental and demographic data.