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Public Health and Health Promotion MSc online

Learn from world-renowned academics. Take charge of your career.

Start dates January, May,

Duration 1 year full-time,
2 years part-time


Fees £9,525

Your online master's

Gain the skills to make a difference

Hear from Course Director Dr. Nana Anokye

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

About the programme

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.


    Course Content

    All modules are worth 15 credits

  • Global Public Health
  • Health Economics
  • Epidemiology
  • Health Promotion
  • Health Policy, Politics and Social Justice
  • Research Methods
  • Health and Society
  • Implementing Change in Public Health and Health Promotion
  • Research Project (60 credits)

Career opportunities

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:

  • Chief Medical Officer
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Biosecurity Specialist
  • Public Health Manager
  • Epidemiologist
  • Child Health Specialist
  • Health Promotion Specialist
  • Health Informatics Specialist

Entry requirements

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)

About Brunel University London


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.

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