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Public Health Foundations and Practice

20 credits at Level 7

Module leader: Dr Steven Oliver


If you want an introduction to Public Health, then this course is for you. It will allow you to explore both the scientific and theoretical foundations of the subject and to see how these are applied in contemporary Public Health practice.

The course is delivered by academics and experienced practitioners, and uses a blend of classroom teaching, small-group exercises and e-learning.

Follow the link for further details of Public Health Foundations and Practice - HEA00065M


You should normally be a graduate with a 2:1 degree or higher, or equivalent from an overseas university, and be able to demonstrate that you have the necessary knowledge of and interest in a relevant area of health sciences. Applicants are assessed on a case-by-case basis, and we follow the University’s Equal Opportunities policy.

Credits and Cost

Qualification awarded

If you successfully complete this course you will be awarded 20 credit points by the University of York, at Level 7. 


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Postgraduate application form (MS Word , 74kb).