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Manchester Metropolitan University: MPH Global Public Health

Institution Manchester Metropolitan University View institution profile
Department Nursing
Study type Taught


Course information

Public Health is a growing concern with issues such as obesity and other complex conditions requiring a need for education and specialist training across the health sector.

The MPH Global Public Health offers a foundation in public health training and exposure to global health analysis, policies, systems and practices.

We have designed this course for health professionals looking to develop a career in public health and epidemiology.

You will focus on global public health issues guided by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), set by the United Nations General Assembly in 2015:

  • Reproductive, maternal, new-born and child health

  • Infectious diseases

  • Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and mental health

  • Injuries and violence

  • Universal health coverage (UHC) and health systems

  • Environmental risks

  • Health risks and disease outbreaks

You will develop an in depth understanding of the health challenges facing populations and nations in an increasingly globalised world. We aim to equip you with skills for planning, managing and evaluating health services for disease prevention, health protection and health promotion.

Graduates from this MPH should develop a workforce with strong management, leadership and critical thinking skills.

Features and Benefits

  • Learn vital skills - Equips you with skills for planning, managing and evaluating health services for disease prevention, health protection and health promotion.

  • Prepare for examinations - Covers many of the areas necessary for sitting Part A of the Faculty of Public Health examination.

  • Flexible course - Our course has a part-time option to help you fit studying around your work.

  • Expert academics - Our teaching team consists of professors and readers in epidemiology, public health, sociology, health promotion and mental health.


Manchester Metropolitan University


Manchester Metropolitan University is home to a diverse community of international students from over 100 countries.

Located in the centre of Manchester, Manchester Met’s campus is conveniently located close to the city’s many world-renowned music, sports and cultural venues, as well as the second-largest Chinatown in Britain.

The University is undergoing a £400m investment programme to enhance its teaching and research facilities, buildings and public spaces. This includes the opening of their Institute of Sport and School of Digital Arts (SODA).  

Manchester Metropolitan conducts research in fields that are actively shaping the world, both now and in …

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