Master of Public Health (MPH)

Gain Essential Skills for Public Health Analysis and Action

The online Master of Public Health (MPH) programme at UH Online provides you with the knowledge and skills to excel in various areas of public health practice.

Mar 18, 2024
24 Months
Programme Summary

Transform Your Career with the Online Master of Public Health (MPH) Programme

Make a Difference in Population Health through addressing global health challenges

The Master of Public Health (MPH) programme is designed to equip you with the essential skills and expertise needed to address the complex challenges facing public health today. Through a comprehensive curriculum, you will gain a deep understanding of public health principles, research methods, epidemiology, health policy, and more. Our flexible online format allows you to study at your own pace and balance your education with your professional and personal commitments.

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Who is this Online Postgraduate Degree for?

Unlock your path to success

This fully online degree will expand your career options, offering you new possibilities and paths to success.

Excel in your current career

If you are already working in the field of public health or a related industry, our online Master of Public Health (MPH) programme equips you with the knowledge and skills to excel in your current role and make a significant impact in the realm of public health leadership.

Through our rigorous curriculum and in-depth exploration of public health theories and practices, you will gain a profound understanding of the complexities and challenges within the field. Armed with this expertise, you can elevate your career to new heights, becoming a respected influencer and driving positive change within your organization and the broader public health community.

Change career paths

Ready to embark on a new professional journey in the realm of public health? Our online MPH programme provides you with the opportunity to break into the field and redefine your career path.

Immerse yourself in the diverse facets of public health, from epidemiology and research to health promotion and policy development. Expand your horizons, acquire valuable skills, and unlock endless possibilities in areas such as healthcare consulting, public health advocacy, or community health education. Step out of your comfort zone and embrace the transformative power of public health to create a meaningful and fulfilling career that aligns with your passion for improving population health.

Go your own way

Dream of starting your own venture in the world of public health? Our online MPH programme empowers you to carve your own path and make a lasting impact through initiatives such as starting your own NGO or community-based health initiative.

‍With a strong foundation in public health principles and the ability to critically analyze health issues, you will be well-equipped to address the unique challenges faced by communities and design innovative solutions. Our programme nurtures your entrepreneurial spirit, providing you with the knowledge and skills to launch and sustain your own health-focused endeavor, making a tangible difference in the lives of individuals and communities in need.

Why choose our online
Master of Public Health (MPH)?

Advance your career with an internationally recognised degree
Earn an an online
Master of Public Health (MPH)
degree from a modern UK university
UH Online is 2nd for Graduate Employability in the most recent PTES Survey.
Enhance your career prospects with a research focused degree
Flexible learning that fits your schedule
Study at your own pace, anytime and anywhere from any device, your world is your campus.
Student Support Consultants and services are available throughout your course
Online Library and Virtual classroom are available 24/7
Taught by expert faculty with industry experience
Learn from our team of campus based academic experts who create learning the outcomes
Benefit from their extensive experience and knowledge in the field of choice
Join fellow learners through virtual events and module discussions
Rigorous academic standards and quality control procedures
Receive the same academic standards and award as the equivalent on-campus course
Be assured of the quality and rigour of your education with a QAA assured degree
Take part in module surveys and student support check ups.

Am I Eligible

Take our Questionnaire to find out if you are eligible for the programme.

Module Pathway

The part-time Online Master of Public Health (MPH) is 180 Credits and comprises of core modules followed by a final research project.
Core Modules
Public Health Foundations 1 & 2 (2 x 15 Credits)
Environmental Health and Well-being (15 Credits)
Promoting Health (15 Credits)
MPH Communicable and Non-Communicable Conditions 1&2 (2 x 15 Credits)
Final Research Project
Applied Research Project (60 Credits)
Public Health Research and Epidemiology 2 (15 Credits)
Public Health Research and Epidemiology 1 (15 Credits)
For more information on payment plans and funding options please visit our fees and funding page
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Further Course Information
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Entry Requirements

Review entry requirements and supporting documents for this programme, start your application journey today

The entry requirements for the programme are:

  • A Bachelor’s degree at a level equivalent to a UK second class Honours degree
  • For International applicants whose first language is not English, IELTS score of 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any band), or equivalent

  • The school will consider non-standard applicants who can demonstrate that they have work experience for a period of 3 years via a Curriculum Vitae and/or LinkedIn profile.

The supporting documents for the programme are:

  • Bachelor’s degree (where applicable) at a level equivalent to a UK second class Honours degree.
  • A reference letter from a current or previous manager or HR department or person in a position of authority is required as supporting evidence
  • Personal identification documents e.g passport or I.D
  • A personal statement (approx. 3-500 words) and/or video presentation about why you want to study this programme.
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency (POE) where applicable.
  • POE exemption may be offered to students.  Please speak to a Student Success Consultant to discover whether you are eligible for an exemption

Start your application Journey

Advance your career with UH Online's online postgraduate degrees. Apply today and gain the knowledge and skills for professional success from the convenience of your home.

Delivered by Expert Faculty

Personal and Network development

Inter Disciplinary Module Approach

Consultancy Project Options

Industry Informed Content

Delivered by Expert Faculty

Personal and Network development

Inter Disciplinary Module Approach

Industry Informed Content

Taster Lecture

Unlock the door to new perspectives

Join one of our thought-provoking taster lectures to give you an idea of our postgraduate student experience.

Next Event:

The Democritisation of Film and Television. Providing opportunities to enter the industry

Event Date:

October 20, 2023


16:00 GMT


Dr Dierdre O’Neill

*  Don’t worry if you cannot attend the event, all you need to do is register and you will be sent a recording the next day.

The Process

Time to bet on yourself

We believe your online masters degree should be challenging, not your application journey.
Follow these 4 simple steps for success from online programme selection to application

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Programme Overview and Selection

Take our Programme Selector test to discover a part time online masters programme to match your ambitions.

Explore future career options, browse through modules, interests and our enhanced specialisation pathways to find your match

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Review Readiness and Tuition

Tuition and

Now that you are well informed.You can start envisioning your future career and the exciting journey you’re about to take with The UH Online.

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Application Next Steps

Prepare Supporting Documents:

• I.D
• Transcripts
• Language Assessment
• Motivation

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Bet on Yourself

Empower yourself with versatile career options in public health

Apply now for the Master of Public Health programme and take the first step towards a rewarding career in public health. Equip yourself with the knowledge and skills to make a positive impact on population health and contribute to the well-being of communities worldwide.

Health Promotion and Behavioural Sciences

Learn strategies to promote healthy behaviors, design effective health education programs, and empower individuals and communities to make positive changes.

Environmental and Occupational Health

Focus on identifying and mitigating environmental and occupational health risks, promoting workplace safety, and ensuring a healthy environment for communities.

Health Policy and Management

Develop the skills to shape health policies, manage healthcare systems, and lead public health organisations effectively.

Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Become a data-driven public health professional, analysing health patterns and contributing to disease prevention and control efforts.


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