University of Essex Online - PG Cert Public Health

During this Postgraduate Certificate, you will develop the knowledge and experience to tackle public health issues within your chosen sector. The syllabus covers how to assess health needs and priority setting, and it explores the theory and evidence of promoting public health.
  • University of Essex Online, England
  • 3857 £
  • 8 Months
  • Online
  • 06 September 2022

Course Information

Transform your career in healthcare by developing the knowledge and practical skills to drive substantial improvements in patient care, disease prevention and public health. Through our specialist postgraduate programmes, you’ll gain an understanding of key concepts within healthcare and learn the latest best practices, that will equip you with the experience to make a difference in your place of work. You can choose from a range of pathways: public health, infection control, international healthcare management or nursing.

You will be taught by subject experts and industry leaders possessing both academic and industry experience – you will be learning from professionals who are well versed in their specialist field.

All our courses are designed to help you reach the next stage in your chosen career path. That’s why we offer a broad range of course options so you can find one that is suited to your career aspirations.

During your course you will be assessed through a mixture of different methods, but no exams, so no late-night exam cramming, or hours spent revising! Instead you will be assessed through written coursework including an individual dissertation.


About the University / School

With a 50+ year heritage, the University of Essex is an award-winning institution. The University is part of the elite group of ‘dual intensive’ universities for teaching and research excellence. It is rated 27th in the UK by the Complete University Guide (CUG 2022).

The University of Essex also delivers undergraduate and postgraduate courses online.  They are delivered by Kaplan Open Learning, this partnership is since 2007. Students across 140 countries study online programmes. In the National Student Survey (NSS 2021), the University rated 95% for overall student satisfaction: top for overall student satisfaction when compared to other mainstream universities in the UK.


Learning Format

You will study in an interactive Virtual Learning Environment. With engaging, interactive course content, it is specifically designed for students to study online and informed by relevant pedagogic principles.

There are discussions, lecture casts and reading all available in an online format which can be accessed anytime and anywhere.

The PG Cert Public Health upon completion, is equal to a total of 60 credits.



Entry requirements

  • Academic route – It is a combination of an academic degree and relevant work experience of about 3-4 years.


  • Non-Academic route- Even without a acdemic degree, if you have more between 6- 8 years of relevant work experience you can make an application.

English language proficiency.

  • All applicants should be proficient in English language.

All applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis, please enquire to find out more.


Apply before:

01 September 2022

Enquire for this programme

University of Essex Online - University of Essex Online - PG Cert Public Health