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University of Liverpool

Liverpool , England ,United Kingdom

Master of Public Health (MPH)

Established in 1989, the Master of Public Health (MPH) degree is internationally respected for its multidisciplinary focus and commitment to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Health for All principles.

It is an essential program if you are working in any area of public health: governmental organizations; health services management; policy and planning; housing; transport; or for community groups and NGOs. Public health aims to tackle the wider determinants of health, and as a multidisciplinary subject, our students come from a wide variety of backgrounds, including medicine, nursing, pharmacy, occupational therapy, health services, health service management, environmental health and graduates with a background in the natural sciences, social sciences or humanities subjects.


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Application Processing Time in Days: 40

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

On completion of the program, the student should have a foundation in the science and art of public health, including an understanding of the concepts of health and disease, and factors which may affect these. The resulting knowledge, skills, and attitudes should enable them to put public health principles into effect in a variety of settings including research, practice, and the interface of applied research. The MPH forms a core component of the approved training programs for Health Education North West NHS Specialist Registrars in public health, working towards Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training, and students who wish to go on to complete MFPHM Part A. The MPH provides a solid foundation for public health research and practice in a variety of sectors, including local government, civil service, NHS, NGO, charity and international settings.

PSW Opportunity

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Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

The Master of Public Health (MPH) program is available to any University graduate in a health or health-related profession, as well as non-health-related graduates and others approved by the University. The entry requirements are as follows:

  • Graduates in medicine of an approved university must have one-year post-registration professional experience;
  • Applicants with a health-related undergraduate degree (preferably 2:1 or above) must be able to demonstrate at least one year of relevant public health work experience. Applicants with a non-health-related undergraduate degree must be able to demonstrate at least two years of relevant public health work experience.
  • In addition, applicants require a GCSE Grade C or GCE O Level pass in Mathematics and English or an equivalent qualification.
  • Students will also need to provide a personal statement detailing why they wish to undertake the program.
  • We will need one independent academic/professional reference.
  • We can consider nursing (non-degree) qualifications



  • Students considering a research program would normally be expected to undertake a Masters's degree and achieve good results (1st class or 60%+) before progressing onto a research program.

  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Masters/PG Degree
  • Duration: 01 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 20450 GBP
    Annual Cost of Living: 9207 GBP
    Application Fee: 24 GBP
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