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Online Public Health and Health Promotion MSc

See the bigger picture. Make a positive social impact. Leave a legacy.

Start dates January, May,

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


Fees £9,250

Your public health master’s

Gain the skills to make a difference

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

The Public Health and Health Promotion MSc programme provides students with the advanced skills and multidisciplinary knowledge of principles within public health and health promotion, to help them successfully navigate the challenges and rewards of a career in the health sector. Upon graduating, you will possess advanced academic and research skills along with a critical understanding of health policy, global public health, and how these relate to politics, psychology, and sociology.


    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.

About Brunel University London


Established in 1966, and providing academic excellence for over 50 years, Brunel University London is ranked among the top third of universities worldwide (QS World University Rankings 2019). We are also proud to be 35th in the world for international outlook (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019).

Our aim is to equip you for the world of work and to address society’s challenges on a global scale. 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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