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The facilities and support network for Public Health are excellent. The modules have been exceptionally insightful, and my lecturer has continually pushed me to reach my potential. Paige, MPH student

Entry requirements

Candidates must hold a 2:1 honours degree or the overseas equivalent in a medical, health or social sciences subject.

Applicants with a 2:2 honours degree and a minimum of two years professional public health related experience may also be considered. 

A degree level professional qualification in an appropriate subject, normally with some experience in the broad field of public health will also be considered.

English language requirements

English language IELTS 6.5 with no subtest lower than 6.5.

If you do not meet the IELTS requirement, and you have a UKVI approved IELTS, you can take a University of Bradford pre-sessional English course. See the Language Centre for more details. For further information on English Language requirements please see the dedicated international entry requirements page.

Learning and assessment

Learning methods

The programme is delivered through lectures, facilitated seminars and online learning and resources to help prepare students for the formative assessments.


You will learn using a range of different assessment techniques, which may include one or more of the following:

  • Written essay
  • A reflective Case study
  • Computer based Multiple Choice Question examination
  • Computer based open book examination
  • Seminar Presentation
  • Poster presentation
  • Written project report
  • Completion of a Dissertation
  • Research paper/executive summary

Study support

You will be allocated a personal tutor who is someone with whom you will be able to talk about any academic or personal concerns.

Programme leaders are available for any related matters, and advice is given regularly towards curriculum and progression.

University central services are rich with support teams to assist students with every aspect of their journey through our degree programmes. From our Career and Employability Service, through our strong Students' Union, to our professional and efficient Student Finance team, there are always friendly faces ready to support you and provide you with the answers that you need.


The programme has been developed by leading academics in the field of public health.

It draws on specialist knowledge from the Bradford Institute of Health Research and Bradford District Metropolitan Council Public Health department.

This is the current course information. Modules and course details may change, subject to the University's programme approval, monitoring and review procedures. The University reserves the right to alter or withdraw courses, services and facilities as described on our website without notice and to amend Ordinances, Regulations, fees and charges at any time. Students should enquire as to the up-to-date position when applying for their course of study.