Public Health

Queen's University Belfast


Course Name Public Health
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 33639 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Belfast
Qualification Letters MPH
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry year 2020
Application Date How to Apply
Apply using our online Postgraduate Applications Portal and follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply.
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Expand+1 year full-time.

Learning and Teaching
Learning opportunities associated with this course are outlined below:

At Queen’s, we aim to deliver a high quality learning environment that embeds intellectual curiosity, innovation and...

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Entry Requirements

Expand+Entrance requirements
A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in a health-related subject is required. Evidence of equivalent professional qualifications (MBBS, BDS or BVSc) or experience will be consi...

Number of Places 35

Expand+Public Health highlights
There has been a Medical School at Queen’s University Belfast since 1849

World Class Facilities
•In collaboration with the Institute of Public Health in Ireland and other key local stakeholders, Queen's hosts one of ...

Course Content

A MPH is an internationally recognised qualification opening up many employment opportunities throughout the world.

The course equips students with the knowledge and skills base to pursue a career in public health or other health-relate...

Subjects Taught

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This MPH comprises two taught semesters plus one research-based component. Semesters 1 and 2 involve a mixture of formal lectures, tutorials and group work and Semester 3 focuses on the dissertation. Programme content ...

Assessment Method Assessment is by a variety of methods including written examination, written assignments and oral presentations. A 10-15,000 word dissertation is required.
Careers or Further Progression Career Prospects
MPH graduates will have the skills and knowledge foundation to pursue public health career opportunities in the health and social care sector, health-related non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and recent graduates currently work in these roles for organisations such as Medair, Save the Children, HSC and the Department of Health in Pennsylvania.
Further Enquiries Professor Ciaran O'Neill
Professor, Honorary Professor
School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences - Professor
Phone: +44 (0)28 9097 8928
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