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EMPLOYMENT and CAREERS

A Masters degree boosts your prospects of promotion to a more fulfilling role and a higher band of salary.

  • CID722
  • Full
  • Postgraduate
  • 12 months
    • 20 January 2020
    • 20 April 2020

The increased emphasis on wellness is leading to new types of employment in helping people live longer, healthier and more fulfilling lives. On completing this course you will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to work at an advanced level in line with current health legislation and policy.

Public Health professionals work in a range of community health areas such as primary health care teams, public health units, drug and alcohol settings, and health and social care settings. There are also opportunities in epidemiology, biostatistics, environmental health, health administration, health education and health policy.

Potential roles include becoming a manager in the NHS, local authorities and non-statutory sectors. For example, at the top end of the scale, there are roles as Director of Public Health that attract salaries of up to around £100,000. There are also many other opportunities as a public health professional.