Public Health (MPH) [Web-based Learning]
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Academic entry qualification overview
As a minimum entry requirement for graduate study, you should have an undergraduate degree (minimum 2:1 or equivalent GPA); but relevant research or professional experience may be considered in place of an academic qualification less than a 2:1. In all cases; the degree held must be from a recognised institution.
For applicants who do not come from a `majority English speaking¿ country, you will be asked to provide evidence of your English language proficiency as part of your application. This should be in the form of a Secure English Language Test (SELT), such as IELTS, TOEFL, Pearson Academic (PTE) or Cambridge (CPE) Certificate. Your SELT must have been taken within two years prior to the start of the course and must meet or exceed our minimum requirements of:
- IELTS: Overall 7.0, with 7.0 in writing and reading
- TOEFL: PBT: 600 (5.5 in TWE); CBT: 250 (5.5 in TWE); iBT (25 in each component)
- PTE: Overall 66-73
- CPE: Grade B
Further information on requirements for your country .
English language test validity
Some English language test results are only valid for two years. Your English language test report must be valid on the start date of the course.
Other entry requirements
Students should expect to spend, on average, approximately 10 hours a week for each course unit studied.
- Full-time students should enrol on four course units each semester and complete the dissertation/project afterwards within the calendar year
- Part-time students usually enrol on a minimum of one course unit per semester, so that the coursework is completed within four years. However, the course can be taken at the student's own pace, provided it is completed within five years.
As this is an online course, students will need access to a computer with internet connection, and there is a minimum level of computer skills required.
For more details, please see: System requirements.