Public health

Public health is at the forefront of the public landscape, impacting on how we live our everyday lives. Gain the knowledge and skills to make a real difference to the world around you.

Be at the forefront of improving public health


2020 has shown us how important public health is to the way we live. Learn more about how you can make a difference by studying public health at the University of Greenwich.

Our courses

We offer degrees in public health and global public health. You can study a full-time and part-time degree.

Global Public Health MSc

Tailor your learning to suit your career with our Master’s in Global Public Health. Options include child & maternal health, ethics & human rights, and migration.

  • Mode: Full time, Part time
  • Location: Greenwich Campus
  • Subject: Health and social care; Public health

Health and Social Care (Care), Foundation Degree (Bromley College)

Our foundation degree in health and social care is for care sector workers who wish to broaden their career options. Study at Bromley, south-east London.

  • Mode: Full time, Part time
  • Location: Partner College
  • Subject: Health and social care; Public health

Health and Social Care: Care, Foundation Degree (Bexley Campus) (QA only)

This foundation degree in health and social care is ideal for care sector workers who wish to explore specialist fields. Study at Bexley, south-east London.

  • Mode: Full time
  • Location: Partner College
  • Subject: Health and social care; Public health

Human Sciences, MPhil/PhD

Study an MPhil/PhD in Human Sciences to conduct cutting-edge research in fields such as psychology, social work, public health & sports science. Learn more.

  • Mode: Full time, Part time
  • Location: Avery Hill Campus; Greenwich Campus
  • Subject: Health and social care; Physical education and sport; Psychology; Public health; Social work

Public Health (Extended), BSc Hons

This public health degree includes a foundation year. Build the experience to become a registered public health practitioner. Learn more.

  • Mode: Full time
  • Location: Greenwich Campus
  • Subject: Health and social care; Public health

Public Health, BSc Hons

Explore strategies to improve UK health policy with a public health degree. Develop the skills to pursue a range of public health careers. Learn more.

  • Mode: Full time, Part time, Sandwich
  • Location: Greenwich Campus
  • Subject: Health and social care; Public health

My aspiration: to empower young people


Public Health graduate Raphael Bobie tells us how the University helped him bring his idea for social change into reality.

Communities and societies

Our active student-led societies offer a space for personal and academic growth, as well as new opportunities to make lasting friendships. Students can take part in activities throughout the year, both through the department and via the wider Students’ Union.

Research and partnerships

We have a history of carrying out specific and multidisciplinary activity across a range of research and enterprise contexts including the delivery of training and CPD.

ILD | Institute for Lifecourse Development


The ILD is a key anchor resource hosted by the Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences. Professionals from related fields will work closely together with researchers and stakeholders from public, charitable and voluntary organisations. Together they will develop effective and economically sustainable lifecourse solutions and tackle the grand challenge agendas society faces.

Join us as a research student

We welcome enquiries and applications from those interested in full- or part-time study for MSc, MPhil or PhD research.

Contact

pgr_health_recruit@gre.ac.uk

Working with industry

Our expert staff, industry-standard facilities and research expertise can help your business grow.

Find out more

Greenwich Research & Enterprise

Contact

enterprise@gre.ac.uk

020 8331 7867