Study a Master's in Public Health

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Choose our master’s in public health to deepen your knowledge on core public health skills with a unique focus on the social determinates of health at an institutional member university of the Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region (ASPHER).

You’ll get to engage with our industry partners, and researchers across the university through applied research projects and guest speakers, who are at the forefront of exploration in the field to equip you with the skills you need to make a difference in the sector.

When you graduate, you’ll be ready to tackle the next challenge in your career and follow in the footsteps of our successful international graduates who have gone on to work for leading companies. The companies our international graduates work for include the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Canadian Government, the NHS, Manchester United FC, AbbVie Inc and Doncaster Council.

Why study Public Health at Salford?


Study a Public Health course which aligns with the Public Health Skills and Knowledge Framework (2016)


Tap into the expertise and skills of our industry partners and researchers


Gain the opportunity to work on applied research projects with industry partners


Join a school which is an institutional member of the Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region


Be supported by our experienced and supportive teaching staff throughout your course


Be eligible for a student membership and a fellowship membership when you graduate with The Royal Society of Public Health

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What our students say:

“Studying Public Health at the University of Salford has been one of the greatest decisions I have ever made. After moving continents, I thought adaptation would be close to impossible. I managed to integrate quickly with the help of my tutors who are passionate about both the improvement of students and their work.”

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What support is there to help fund my studies?

We offer a selection of scholarships to help you fund your postgraduate studies. Our Global Gold Excellence Scholarship is worth £3,000 and our Global Silver Excellence Scholarship is worth £2,500. Both of these scholarships are automatically deducted from your tuition fees.  

You also have the option to spread the cost of your tuition fees over seven consecutive monthly instalments. Alternatively, if you pay up front, you will receive a 3% discount based on the net remaining amount after any scholarships have been applied. 

We also offer lots of support to help with the cost-of-living in the UK. Details of the different support schemes can be found on our cost of living webpage. You’ll also find information on discounts and offers on this webpage.  

What opportunities are there for part-time jobs?

We are located close to Manchester city centre which is a growing hub for businesses in the North of England. As a result, there are lots of opportunities to find part-time work in a variety of industries. We have an on-campus part-time recruitment agency, Unitemps, who can support you in finding a job within the university or at another local business. Our Careers and Enterprise team can also work with you to improve your CV and interview technique to secure a part-time job.