Start dates January, May,
Duration 1 year full-time,
2 years part-time
One of the longest-established courses in the UK, highly rated for its excellence in teaching and learning.
Skills to make an impact
Develop advanced research skills and a critical understanding of health policy and global public health, in the contexts of politics, psychology, and sociology.
Your virtual campus
Study from any location and build connections with like-minded professionals worldwide.
Leave a legacy
Positive social change means thinking long-term. Develop an awareness of how you can leave a lasting impact on communities through health promotion and policy.
See the bigger picture
The broader your perspective, the greater change you can make. Learn to see the full picture and understand both domestic and global public health challenges and opportunities.
Thinking outside the box leads to innovation. Design, develop, and evaluate effective programmes that address emerging public health challenges and breakthroughs.
Foster cross-cultural awareness
Different regions, face different health challenges. Evaluate biological, environmental, legal, and regulatory factors that affect the health of local and global communities.
Steer projects to success
Positive change stems from implementing important ideas. Learn how to effectively devise and deliver health projects on both a domestic and global scale.
Become an influential leader
Exceptional leaders inspire change. Develop the leadership and communication skills needed to inform, influence, and implement public health policies and programmes.
Our aim is to support the development of students to become leaders in public health and health promotion. We do this by unlocking their intellectual abilities and transferable skills as well as providing employment opportunities through access to a pool of potential employers.
Dr Nana Anokye
Director of Research at the Department of Clinical Sciences
Enhance your career prospects in the public health sector with this online master’s from Brunel University London. This master’s programme provides healthcare professionals with the multidisciplinary skills to successfully manage a healthcare team, and successfully navigate the challenges of the global health environment. Build an in-depth understanding of health policies, sociological implications, and global health concerns, and gain the skills required to address contemporary health issues affecting local governments, health education, the voluntary sector, and more.
Graduates of this online master’s programme can go on to work in a wide range of rewarding and challenging roles in public health and health promotion. A few examples of the careers graduates may choose to explore are:
A 2:2 (or above) UK Honours degree, or equivalent internationally-recognised qualification in a subject such as health promotion, public health, allied health, health-related studies, social sciences, biosciences, sport science, and environmental health.
Non-native speakers of English need either of the following:
- IELTS: 6.5 (min 6 in all areas)
- Pearson: 58 (51 in all subscores)
- TOEFL: 92 (min 20 in all)
- BrunELT 65% (min 60% in all areas)
Brunel's 'International Outlook' is recognised as amongst the best in the world, placed 34th in the 2020 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Many of our graduates have become leaders in the worlds of public health academia and professional practice, across areas including healthcare management, infectious disease control, and public health economics. Studying with Brunel, you will learn alongside passionate academics who are established experts in their fields. They are dedicated to helping you develop the academic and personal skills needed to become a success in the real world.