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Public Health MPH

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The Master of Public Health (MPH) is a multidisciplinary course that aims to provide graduates and holders of relevant medical or non- medical professional qualifications with the advanced academic background required for leadership roles in public health. The course covers the breadth of public health.

Key benefits

  • Interdepartmental study programme that can be tailored to reflect your academic interests
  • Regular speakers from local NHS bodies and central government agencies such as the UK Health Security Agency and the Department of Health
  • Combines the development of a strong interdisciplinary foundation in public health with the opportunity to develop specialist expertise through the dissertation project
  • Primarily UK-focused but critically examines the wider application of concepts, theory and research

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Employability

A useful source of public health careers information is the NHS Health Careers website. You might find it helpful to review the information on this website as a starting point if you are considering a career in public health, or would like to further your current career in public health.

Job titles of recent MPH graduates include:

  • Public Health Specialist
  • Head of Public Health Intelligence
  • Health Partnership Programme Manager
  • Health Promotion Campaign Manager
  • Epidemiologist; Health Data Analyst
  • Project Coordinator
  • Public Health Advisor
  • Health Protection Specialist
  • Public Health Screening Coordinator
  • Vascular Prevention Programme Coordinator
  • Health Improvement Practitioner
  • Public Health Specialist: Healthy Living
  • Lecturer in Public Health

Other MPH students have gone on to PhDs at King’s and other universities.

 

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Employability

A useful source of public health careers information is the NHS Health Careers website. You might find it helpful to review the information on this website as a starting point if you are considering a career in public health, or would like to further your current career in public health.

Job titles of recent MPH graduates include:

  • Public Health Specialist
  • Head of Public Health Intelligence
  • Health Partnership Programme Manager
  • Health Promotion Campaign Manager
  • Epidemiologist; Health Data Analyst
  • Project Coordinator
  • Public Health Advisor
  • Health Protection Specialist
  • Public Health Screening Coordinator
  • Vascular Prevention Programme Coordinator
  • Health Improvement Practitioner
  • Public Health Specialist: Healthy Living
  • Lecturer in Public Health

Other MPH students have gone on to PhDs at King’s and other universities.

 

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