Personal Professional Development (Public Health and Primary Care) / Overview

Year of entry: 2021

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Degree awarded
PG Credit
Duration
1-2 years (PT)
Entry requirements

We will consider applications demonstrating professional experience related to these Personal Professional Development (Public Health and Primary Care) courses.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
Typically 50 places per intake (September and January)
How to apply

You should apply for our Personal Professional Development (Public Health and Primary Care) units by completing our online application form . See the Advice to applicants section for details of the supporting documents we require with your form.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
Modular N N N Y

Course overview

  • Develop new or existing skills and knowledge in various areas of public health and primary care if you are a health professional.
  • Cover topics ranging from evidence-based practice and health economics to intercultural public health and climate change and health.
  • Fit your learning around other commitments through our largely online courses.
  • Take individual units as standalone Personal Professional Development (Public Health and Primary Care) courses or choose multiple units to build credits for a PGCert, PGDip or master's qualification.
  • Study at a university ranked 6 th in the UK, 8 th in Europe and 27 th in the world (QS World University Rankings 2020).

Open days

Attending an open day is a great way to find out what studying at Manchester is like. Find out more about our upcoming open days .

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2021, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • Modular (part-time distance learning)
    UK students (per annum): £1,000 per 15 credits
    International, including EU, students (per annum): £1,950 per 15 credits

Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.

The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition and administration costs during your studies.

All fees for entry may be subject to a yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year.

For general fees information please visit postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.

The course fees include all the tuition, technical support and assessments required for the course, but you are likely to incur some additional costs:

  • maximum of one core text book per unit (approximately £30 per book) where e-books are not available;
  • communication costs for internet use and telephone;
  • a statistical software package (approximately £20).

A copy of the statistical software for Practical Statistics for Population Health will be provided free for all international fee-paying students.

Costs may also be incurred for travel, subsistence and accommodation charges during the following optional events or units:

  • the Arts and Public Health blended learning unit
  • the Intercultural Public Health blended learning unit
  • the Infection, Prevention & Control blended learning unit
  • the Engaging the Hard to Reach for Health Gain blended learning unit
  • the Geneva Winter School

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).

Contact details

School/Faculty
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Contact name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone
(+44) 0161 543 4699
Email
Website
https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/study/public-health-data
School/Faculty
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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