PG Dip Public Health

Short online course designed for continuing professional development or progression onto a full Masters degree

University of Essex Online


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Level 7 PGDip
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The Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health is an advanced qualification designed to equip busy health professionals with a recognised qualification from a top UK university while continuing to work at the same time. It will explore core epidemiological concepts of the measurement of disease and the interpretation of population level health information.


Level 7 PGDip
Awarded by University of Essex


The knowledge and skills you will develop in this course will help you to develop confidence in measuring and interpreting population level data, which will combine to support your ability to assess priorities, promote public health and consider the wider determinants of population health.

The modules of the course are:

  • Topics in Public Health
  • Health Needs Assessment and Priority Setting
  • Health Promotion
  • Epidemiology
  • A selection of optional modules


At University of Essex Online, we believe that everyone should be able to access education. That’s why we take both academic and work-based experience into account when deciding if a student is eligible for a course. All of our potential students are assessed individually by a dedicated admissions team who will determine whether they are right for either our academic, open or work experience entry route onto our courses.

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