Public Health England

UWE Bristol’s MSc Public Health is structured around an interdisciplinary curriculum, drawing upon the social, human and life sciences to develop students’ intellectual and investigative skills. Through studying a wide range of intersecting disciplines, you’ll meet the professional competences for employment in the field of public health. New baseline data is available for indicator 0.2vi – SII in healthy life expectancy based within local authorities, based on deprivation within Middle Super Output Areas for male and female. Overarching indicators 0.1i – Healthy life expectancy and 0.2v – Slope index of inequality in healthy life expectancy at birth based on national deprivation deciles within England have been updated with more recent data. 11 indicators from the health improvement domain including prescribed LARC rate, child and maternal health indicators, smoking status at time of delivery, and substance misuse indicators.

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You may be entitled to an alumni discount on your fees if you decide to extend your time with us by progressing from undergraduate to postgraduate study. International Foundation Year – provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to progress onto this undergraduate degree. The Coventry University Group assessment strategy ensures our courses are fairly assessed and allows us to monitor student progression towards achieving the intended learning outcomes. These strategies should help you to connect concepts covered in the course with real-life experience and are designed to enhance your career options following graduation.

This programme aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills to enable them to address public health challenges through research and practice. It covers the whole breadth of public health, encompassing low-, middle- and high-income countries. It reflects local, national and international public health agendas, and provides the opportunity to explore public health issues in depth with academics, researchers and practitioners. This module aims to provide you with the basic analytical and statistical knowledge and skills required for effective public health practice and research. This module enables you to apply economic and political analyses to the design, implementation and management of public health policies.

There has been a marked improvement in life expectancy over the last 100 years. However, there are huge inequalities across the population, with a 20 year difference noted in some areas. The decision about which stream to follow will depend on each student’s needs and can be discussed with tutors and the programme directors, with the final choice being made during Term 1.

The programme has been developed by and is supported by the senior research staff in the Institute and provides the opportunity for you to learn and work on real world research projects. It attracts students from a variety of backgrounds and prides itself on its inclusive approach. International students are especially welcome on this course which reflects both UK and international public health perspectives. Dissertation study can be supported in home countries which can reduce student costs substantially. Public Health Policy, Politics and Economics – equips students with ideas from political science and policy studies to enable them to examine the origins, context and impacts of major public health issues.