Earn a Master of Public Health (MPH) Online
The Health of Humans is Connected to the Health of Animals and the Environment, in the Concept of One Health.
Accelerate your management knowledge with skills for tackling current and emerging global public health challenges: climate change, armed conflict, forced migration, as well as pandemics.
Public Health is defined by the Faculty of Public Health, the UK as ‘The science and art of promoting and protecting health and well-being, preventing ill-health and prolonging life through the organised efforts of society. The curricula are mapped according to the Faculty of Public Health exam A which includes the main domains of Public Health Practice (Health Protection, Health Improvement, Health Services Provision) and offers the opportunity to specialise in a broad range of public health topics. The programme places a strong emphasis on global aspects of public health, like the epidemiology and prevention of both chronic and infectious conditions. There is a focus on current issues in both developed and developing countries for preparedness in disaster risk reduction, prevention, response and recovery.
A unique feature of our MPH programme is its international orientation: the programme is part of a Medical School with faculty, teaching hospitals and students from across the globe.
This programme embraces the One Health concept, recognizing that the health of people is connected to the health of animals and the environment
Crisis management – pandemic, environmental, and emergency
Population protection and evaluation from a workplace to national policy for crisis response
EU degree globally recognized and accredited
Focus on public health disaster risk reduction, prevention, preparedness, response and recovery
UNIC is 1 of only 14 universities in the world awarded a 5-Star rating in online/distance learning
UNIC ranked number 32 university in the world in the core area of Quality Education (Times Higher Education, 2021)
Option of full-time or part-time study, depending on your schedule and commitments
Affordable MPH with scholarships available to enable global access
Graduates have a 99,8% career placement rate, within our international medical programmes
Who is this Programme for
The MPH is a perfect fit for
Individuals seeking a competitive advantage in the workplace to expand their career by gaining the most required skillset today
Recent graduates from various disciplines (Sociology, Psychology, Humanities, Biology, Chemistry, Communications) who want to pursue further expertise related to Public Health
Professionals seeking to change careers and leverage their past work experience into the dynamic field of Public Health
Driven individuals excited to do research and improve global public health examining current issues affecting the world: pandemics, climate change, etc.
Change Agents enthused to complete research and field projects to address real-world challenges
Why Study Public Health?
Healthcare occupations: a projected growth rate of 14 per cent from 2018-2028, a significantly higher growth rate than average for all occupations, adding about 1.9 million new jobs. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Jobs of Tomorrow Report includes extensive needs now and in the future working in services related to the Care Economy and Green Economy. World Economic Forum
With an ageing population and greater environmental health risks the jobs related to healthcare are projected to grow more than any of the other occupational groups. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Prior to the pandemic, global healthcare spending was expected to rise 5 per cent Compound Annual Growth Rate from 2019-23 which will create opportunities for the sector (Deloitte); COVID-19 will accelerate these projections
Innovative and Modern Curriculum
The programme is conducted completely online, with three courses delivered over 14 weeks each semester on an e-Learning Environment (Moodle), which includes multiple embedded synchronous and asynchronous learning activities, such as webinars, online chats, discussion fora and wikis. In addition, recorded lectures are designed to enhance student interactivity and active learning by including engaging slides with clickable tabs, interactive quizzes, drag-and-drop activities, matching activities and opinion polls.
Our programme follows standardised and validated pedagogical approaches, ensuring constant tutor-student interaction (webinars, online chats, discussion fora), student to student interaction (online chats, discussion fora, wikis), and student-material interaction (recorded lectures, additional resources).
Internationally Renowned Faculty
To realise our vision of serving as a centre of excellence in Public Health education, we have brought together experts from around the world. Our faculty have extensive experience teaching, working and conducting research in Public Health, and each course is taught by a leader in their field. This group of highly-acclaimed faculty, delivering the course, also bring their international fieldwork at a global level to the forefront (e.g. Africa Ebola outbreak crisis management). In addition, this programme offers active collaborations with renowned academic institutions around the world and key Non-Governmental Organizations, working on global public health.
A Bachelor’s degree from an institution recognised in the country where it operates. A degree in medicine, health sciences, biological sciences, social sciences or environmental sciences is an advantage.
One reference letter, either academic or professional.
English Proficiency: If English is not your first language and you have not earned a degree taught in English, an IELTS score of 6.5 overall and no less than 6.0 in each of the sub-test components or an equivalent test and scores.
A personal statement describing your educational and, if applicable, professional background and explaining how this degree would support your career ambitions.
The Master of Public Health programme aims to improve global health. Tuition is €12,060 for the degree with scholarships available for those qualifying. Scholarships can be awarded up to 45%, with total tuition at €6,633 for the degree.
Only students who have been accepted to the MPH programme are eligible to submit a scholarship application.
Scholarships are awarded consideration for a student’s country of residency according to the World Bank Index country income classification.
Scholarships are applied on a pro-rata basis to each course in the MPH.
The University of Nicosia reserves the right, at its sole discretion to award or not award any scholarship to any student and/or to change the number of scholarships awarded, their eligibility requirements or any other aspect of the financial aid program.
Final tuition is subject to course load as there may be minimal variation in costs, pending the timeline of completion.