BRUNEL UNIVERSITY LONDON

Public Health and Health Promotion

MPhil  |  Placement Year:   No

Public Health and Health Promotion is a dynamic and cutting edge programme of study within the Department of Clinical Sciences. Our academics are research active and internationally renowned in their own specialist fields of public health, health promotion, health and social care and the social context of health and wellbeing.  We explore the ethical, political, societal and cultural dilemmas that arise in public health and health promotion and into health and social care. 

PhD students can draw upon and focus on a wide range of research methods – that includes quantitative, qualitative, visual methods, arts based and digital methods. 

Applicants are welcome to contact us about their own specialist topics and projects.  However we particularly welcome proposals on :

  • Health promotion for sexual minority groups.
  • Creative methods for researching health and everyday life.
  • Sexual health promotion for young people.
  • Loneliness and well-being across the life-span.
  • Violence and the sociology of health’s contribution to tackling it.
  • Interprofessional interventions around FGM or other forms of gendered violence.

Applicants are invited to consider how their study might build on the research of a staff member or team, and to discuss their proposal with staff members informally before submitting.

Programme description

Public Health and Health Promotion is a dynamic and cutting edge programme of study within the Department of Clinical Sciences. Our academics are research active and internationally renowned in their own specialist fields of public health, health promotion, health and social care and the social context of health and wellbeing.  We explore the ethical, political, societal and cultural dilemmas that arise in public health and health promotion and into health and social care. 

PhD students can draw upon and focus on a wide range of research methods – that includes quantitative, qualitative, visual methods, arts based and digital methods. 

Applicants are welcome to contact us about their own specialist topics and projects.  However we particularly welcome proposals on :

  • Health promotion for sexual minority groups.
  • Creative methods for researching health and everyday life.
  • Sexual health promotion for young people.
  • Loneliness and well-being across the life-span.
  • Violence and the sociology of health’s contribution to tackling it.
  • Interprofessional interventions around FGM or other forms of gendered violence.

Applicants are invited to consider how their study might build on the research of a staff member or team, and to discuss their proposal with staff members informally before submitting.

Key Modules

Following the completion of the course students may follow several career paths:

  • Career path within academia starting as a University Lecturer
  • Career progression within research institutes commencing as a post-doc researcher and progressing to senior researcher
  • Careers in consultancies for Public Health and Health Promotion; Health and Social Care; Ageing
  • Careers in government departments (e.g. Department of Health) and agencies (e.g. National Health Service)

At Brunel we provide many opportunities and experiences within your degree programme and beyond – work-based learning, professional support services, volunteering, mentoring, sports, arts, clubs, societies, and much, much more – and we encourage you to make the most of them, so that you can make the most of yourself.

Module & Subject
Entry Requirements
  • A minimum score of 60%- 70% or GPA 2.8/4 - 3.4/4. Offers within the grade range are determined by the higher education institution attended.
  • IELTS: 7 (min 6 in all areas)
  • Pearson: 64 (51 in all subscores)
  • BrunELT: 70% (min 60% in all areas)
Foundation Campus
No Foundation
Course Option
Course Duration: 1 year
Course Fee:  18000.00
Course Level:  POSTGRADUATE
Application Deadline 
International Student:   (15,July)
Location
Country:  UNITED KINGDOM
Campus Location:  Brunel University London, Kingston Lane Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 3PH
Intake Deadline
SEPTEMBER