The programme is being offered as a fully online/distance learning programme as part of our Global Online suite of programmes.
The programme is offered in a part time. Study mode (two years).
The programme has been designed to be relevant to UK and international students aiming to develop careers within public health as well as for those wishing to promote the health of the public as part of their current professional role.
Part Time 2 Years
Year 1 Tri 2: Principles and Theory of Public Health for Health Improvement (20credits) and Applied Epidemiology (20 credits)
Year 1 Tri 3: Leadership and collaborative working in Public Health (20 credits) and Contemporary Global Issues in Public Health (40 credits
Year 1 Tri 1: Contemporary Global Issues in Public health (Continued from Tri 3)
Year 2 Tri 2: Research Methods (20 credits)
Year 2 Tri 3 and Tri 1: Dissertation (60 credits over 2 Trimesters)
Dr Janette Pow is Programme Lead for the MPH. Janette has been a lecturer within the School of Health and Social Care for 12 years. Her teaching and research interests are in public health, young people’s health and wellbeing, health improvement evaluation and complex interventions. Janette has published extensively in peer reviewed Journals in this area. As well as being a reviewer for a number of healthcare journals she is reviewer/assessor for Carnegie Trust, HISES and NIHR. She was also recently elected to the editorial board for the Scottish University Press.
Dr Martin Sharp is Deputy Programme Lead for the MPH and Research Degrees Lead for the School of Health and Social Care. Martin is an experienced academic, lecturing in endocrinology, public health and epidemiology. His research interests centre around the endocrine reactivity to social defeat, female reproductive health (precocious puberty/contraception//menopause), and most aspects of social epidemiology. Martin has published extensively in peer reviewed journals, is reviewer for high impact endocrine journals, external examiner, and grant reviewer.
Dr Yvonne Greig has been a midwife for over 30 years. She is passionate about maternal, fetal and public health issues and has a particular interest in developing professional practice and optimising maternal health for those who live with obesity. Yvonne has delivered education to communities in Kenya, East Africa as part of the World Millennium Goal project to improve maternal health and in turn population health where both maternal and infant mortality are high. Yvonne has also been advisor to the British University of Egypt and has supported colleagues in Athens to develop a midwifery BSc programme. She joined Edinburgh Napier in January 2021 having previously combined academic and clinical work. She looks forward to supporting you during your MPH programme.
Dr Andrew Maine is a lecturer and researcher. He is also responsible for mentoring and supporting early career researchers within School of Health and Social Care. Dr Maine lecturers on the Bachelor of Learning Disability Nursing programme at Edinburgh Napier University. His areas of research/teaching expertise include critical perspectives of learning disability nursing, systematic reviews, and quantitative methodological approaches.
Dr Mary Abboah-Offei is a lecturer, researcher, and a nurse by profession. Mary’s teaching and research interests are in global health, quality improvement in health and social care, health and wellbeing across the lifespan, palliative care and developing and evaluating complex interventions using the Medical Research Councils’ framework, with a particular interest in person-centred interventions. Mary also has expertise in systematic, intervention and policy reviews, with special interest in policy issues relating to early childhood development in the context of the Nurturing Care Framework. Mary has published in peer reviewed Journals in the areas of expertise mentioned and has been a reviewer for a number of journals including reviewing a grant application for NIHR.