University of Southampton

Southampton’s MSc Public Health programme will train you in all aspects of public health, with optional pathways specialising in nutrition, intelligence (working with information), global health and management.

The course is designed for graduates or experienced health professionals who want to develop their knowledge of public health and/or learn new skills. You will be taught by our expert academic staff with a focus on professional practice, equipping you for a successful career in the public or private sector, or a role as an academic researcher.

As a public health professional, you will be required to develop, implement and evaluate evidence-based programmes to improve health and wellbeing, using core competences from epidemiology and social sciences.

Based at one of the country’s leading teaching hospitals – University Hospital Southampton – you will gain essential skills in epidemiology, quantitative and qualitative research methods, medical statistics, health improvement and in devising effective public health programmes.

Our MSc Public Health is accredited by the International Union for Health Promotion and Education and the MSc Public Health pathway in nutrition is accredited by the Association for Nutrition.

Entry requirements

The programme is open to undergraduate medical students who wish to intercalate during their medical studies, who must have successfully completed at least three years of their medical degree and achieved 60% or above in all their Year 3 assessments.

Closing date

Please contact the course provider.