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Master of Public Health

This MPH Master of Public Health course combines the work of public health theory, practice and research.


Professional Doctorates

Within a supportive, multidisciplinary research environment, our doctoral programmes, delivered by the School of Health and Social work, the Centre for Research in Public Health and Community Care (CRIPACC) and the School of Life and Medical Sciences offer the opportunity to undertake original doctoral-level research under the supervision and guidance of two or more academic members of staff. Learning across all programmes is further supported by the University’s Researcher Development Programme, together with bespoke workshops and lunchtime sessions in our Research Hub.

  • The Professional Doctorate in Health and Social Care (DHaSC) is a programme of advanced study designed specifically to develop the research and leadership capacity of health and social care practitioners and professionals.



  • The Professional Doctorate in Public Health (DrPH) is a programme of advanced study designed specifically to foster the development of research competent practitioners and policy professionals so they may apply sound research evidence with which to shape public health in their field and locality.



Master Classes

The University & HCC PH run a series of free Public Health Master Classes each year for professionals with an interest in a broad range of Public Health disciplines and activities.

The Master Classes are suitable for any professional working in Hertfordshire with an interest in health. The aim of these events is to bring relevant, contemporary and beneficial insights and practice to all who have an interest in health in the County.

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Conferences & Events

NIHR ARC East of England – Prevention and Early Detection in Health and Social Care Theme PhD Studentship

Closes: 6th March 2020

A fully funded PhD studentship from October 2020 for three years (full time study) is offered for an outstanding early stage researcher to conduct applied research relevant to prevention and early detection in health and social care. The studentship is an exciting career opportunity for an ambitious researcher who is keen to develop as a future leader in applied research.


East of England Population Health Research Summit: Research for Regional Impact

Date: Wednesday 27 November 2019

Time: 10:00 to 16:30

Venue: Radisson Blu London Stansted Airport, Waltham Close, Essex CM24 1PP

Please visit the summit website for details of abstract categories, submission particulars and the link to submit online.

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AGENET SEMINAR – Healthy Ageing

Date: Wednesday 2ndOctober 2019

Time: 1.15pm – 4.30pm

Venue: University of Hertfordshire, A166, Lindop Building, College Lane, Hatfield

This is a FREE event, and all are welcome. For further information or to book a place please go to: Eventbrite

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Public Health Practitioner – Apprenticeship

Offering an apprenticeship (integrated Degree) standard at level 6.  This qualification will provide off the job training over a 36 month period.

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