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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 7.73k / Year
  • Foreign: $ 17.7k / Year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English

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    The MPH is run in association with the Hull York Medical School (HYMS) and is a member of the Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region (ASPHER).

    Who is the course for?

    The public health training offered at York is suitable for students from a wide variety of disciplines who plan to work as public health practitioners, to become researchers, to work in governmental or non-governmental organisations, to go on to study medicine or to pursue PhD studies. The course also provides a solid foundation for those planning to take the membership examination of the Faculty of Public Health.

    Compulsory modules, (70 credits in total) include: * Public Health Foundations and Practice - 20 credits
    * Research Methods - 20 credits
    * Epidemiology - 10 credits
    * Infection and Disease - 20 credits

    Optional modules, (50 further credits) can be chosen from the modules below: * Health and Illness in Society 20 credits
    * Global Public Health 10 credits
    * Public Health and Ethics 10 credits
    * Health Economics 10 credits
    * Health Policy - 10 credits
    * Health and Social Statistics 1 10 credits
    * Randomised Controlled Trials 10 credits
    * Systematic Reviews 10 credits
    * Qualitative Methods 10 credits
    * Health and Social Statistics 2 - 10 credits

    The dissertation (60 credits) enables students to do an in-depth piece of work using a systematic review, an extended literature review or an analysis of primary or secondary data in an area of interest to them. The purpose of the dissertation is to facilitate the application of learning from the taught and optional modules and the development of skills for independent research and dissemination.



    Program requirements

    English Language Requirements The University's absolute minimum English language requirements are: * IELTS: 7.0 (in the 'Academic' test) * TOEFL: paper-based 550/ computer-based (CBT): 213/ internet-based (iBT): 79 * Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English: A, B, C * Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English: A English Language Requirements IELTS band: 7 CAE score: (read more) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever. 80 (Grade A) TOEFL paper-based test score : 550 TOEFL iBT® test: 79 IMPORTANT NOTE: Since April 2014 the ETS tests (including TOEFL and TOEIC) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa. The IELTS test is most widely accepted by universities and is also accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK- learn more.
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