Semester 1 core modules
Public Health Introduction (current UK statistics, methodology and global context; key models and theories; key approaches).
Epidemiology Introduction (UK, Europe and International; epidemiological concepts and government approaches).
Public Health in Practice (the role of primary, secondary and tertiary care, the NHS and its historical context; non-profits and NGOs; substantive named case studies based on WHO, UNAIDS, NHS, PHE, HPA, CDC).
Semester 1 optional modules
Introduction to Health Promotion (key approaches; evidence bases and evaluation techniques; overarching comparison: UK/US/Canada).
Addiction (theories and models; UK specific problems; global comparators; case studies and the conflict between theoretical underpinning and evaluating ‘success’; alcohol/narcotics/sex and the impact on specific population groups).
Semester 2 core modules
Public Health and Populations (global contexts and trends; demography and disease profiles; social marketing)
Semester 2 optional modules
Mental Health (trends and epidemiology; current primary research; non-profits and their work; NHS context).
Sexual Health (epidemiology; conflicts between primary care and health promoters; at-risk population typology; young people).