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Master in Public Health

Guglielmo Marconi University, Italy

The Master in Public Health teaches you to find solutions to global and community health issues.

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60 Credits (ECTS)

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The Master in Public Health degree gives you the professional foundation and transferable skills to keep communities healthy, protect workers, prevent and address pandemics, pursue social justice, drive public policy, spearhead disaster relief, ensure access to healthcare, and so much more. Public health professionals are at the forefront of research, practice, and service in non profitable and community organisations, higher education, government, private industry, and health care.
 
Highlights of this course are:

  • It is a 60 ECTS 6 modules Masters program from Guglielmo Marconi University GMU), Italy.
  • Guglielmo Marconi University is the First Telematic University to be accredited by the Ministry of Education, Italy.
  • Successful learners will be eligible for Master in Public Health from GMU,Italy and  Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health from CIQ, UK.
  • 100% Online with Personal Tutor Support.
  • Flexible Fee Payment: Pay as You Go Scheme.
  • Flexible Duration: You can complete the program between 9-24 months.
  • Opportunity to attend the annual convocation conducted by the University in Italy.
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$5000 Total Fee

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Flexible Duration

9-24 months

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Certifications

Masters Degree, Postgraduate Diploma

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Learning

Online
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Awarding Body Accredited By

Ministry of Education, Italy

Course Modules & Fee

The entire course comprises 6 modules and a dissertation. We follow a Pay as you Go Scheme which means you pay per module.

Module Fee

$3000 ( 500 per module, total 6 Modules)

Dissertation Fees

$1000 (To be paid in 2 installments of $500 each)

Degree Certification Fees

$1000 (To be paid upon successful completion of the program)

Total Fee

$5000

CIQ Diploma fee

$300 (Optional)

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$5000 Total Fee

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Flexible Duration

9-24 months

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Certifications

Masters Degree, Postgraduate Diploma

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Learning

Online
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Awarding Body Accredited By

Ministry of Education, Italy

Admission requirement

Academic Route

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university (or academic equivalent) in any subject.

Mature Entry Route

Not Applicable

English Language Proficiency

If you are not a native speaker, you should have an appropriate English proficiency level, e.g. an IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent in all bands or possess a bachelor’s degree delivered and assessed in English, or proof of work experience in an English-speaking environment.

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$5000 Total Fee

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Flexible Duration

9-24 months

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Certifications

Masters Degree, Postgraduate Diploma

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Learning

Online
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Awarding Body Accredited By

Ministry of Education, Italy

Why UniAthena?

Flexible

At Athena, you are in charge of your learning! You get to decide the pace of your learning based on your financial and time availability. The learning structure is modular, ensuring pace, effectiveness and momentum of your learning journey. With this byte-sized learning format you get to learn anywhere, anytime.

Affordable

With Athena as your learning partner, you follow a ‘Pay as you Go Scheme’ for your program, that means no upfront bulk payment of your fee. Instead, your fee will be divided into small pocket-friendly installments distributed across your program.

Accredited & Globally Accepted

Athena Global Education has partnered with reputed Universities and Awarding bodies, all of which are fully accredited by governmental regulatory bodies in their respective countries. Universities are NARIC Approved and are part of European Higher education, Bologna process, making the programs recognised worldwide.

Stackable

Byte-sized learning formats ensure that each learning item carries tangible value in terms of learning outcome, which allows learners to stack or combine small units into higher education credits toward a degree or diploma. At any point of time during your course, you can claim a certificate/diploma based on the credits you have earned so far.

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$5000 Total Fee

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Flexible Duration

9-24 months

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Certifications

Masters Degree, Postgraduate Diploma

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Learning

Online
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Awarding Body Accredited By

Ministry of Education, Italy

Partners of this Programme

Guglielmo Marconi University, Italy

Guglielmo Marconi University (GMU) is based in Rome, Italy and it is the first Italian Open University recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR). It appears among the 25 top performers worldwide in the categories of the U-Multirank ranking system for open access publications, international joint publications, and regional joint publications

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Cambridge International Qualifications, UK

Cambridge International Qualifications (CIQ), UK is a professional awarding body based in the United Kingdom. CIQ is founded on the vision of helping individual learners and employers in attaining quality accredited awards. With centers across the Middle East, Europe, and the African region, CIQ is a proud certification partner for more than 100 organizations and has a progression pathway with some of the leading universities across the world.

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Admission Process

Please find below the detailed steps to be followed as a part of the admission process.

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Step 1 :Register for a free trial

Register for a 7-Day Trial and get complete access to the first module of this program for 7 days without any obligations.

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Step 2 :Submit online enrollment form

For Masters & Doctorate Program, you need to make a quick online application. For Certifications & Diplomas, you can enroll directly by making payment for 1st module.

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Step 3 : Pay & Start

Once your applications is approved, you will be able to start right away by making fee payment from your student portal 

Why this Course ?

1 Improving Health

This Master in Public Health (MPH)  program helps you gather knowledge to improve the health and well-being of people and communities. It enables you to identify health risks and find solutions to global health issues. You are responsible for educating the public and bringing health awareness to local communities. You make a lasting impression on society.

2 Worldwide Impact

Public health professionals are also involved in worldwide policy initiatives. This course teaches you to make a global impact by guiding public policy and international programs aimed at improving health in developing nations and preventing disease outbreaks. You can initiate policy changes that will permanently change society for the better.

3 Variety of Job Opportunities

An MPH degree prepares students for a variety of jobs in healthcare and beyond. Graduates of MPH programs are hired for critical roles in hospitals, universities, government agencies, NGOs, health tech start-ups, pharmaceutical companies, consulting firms, and businesses of all kinds. The need for public health care professionals in every sector is expected to grow in the foreseeable future.

Course Resources

For more detailed information about the course, please click on the links below.

What You Learn

This is your expected skill development and learning from the program

Module 1

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Operations & Project Management in Public Sector

Duration: 21 to 60 days

This module focuses on teaching the learners about functions and strategies involved in Operations and Project Management when dealing with the Public Sector. Learners will be made to understand the processes, challenges, and opportunities involved in this field.

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 7 ECTS

Module 2

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Personnel Management & Leadership in Public Sector

Duration: 21 to 60 days

This module aims to improve the knowledge and skills related to Personnel Management. It will help learners to enhance their Personnel Leadership qualities and be more aware of the working structure and strategies involved in the field.

Level: 7 ECTS

Credits: 7 ECTS

Module 3

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Financial Management in Public Sector

Duration: 21 to 60 days

In this module, you will be able to learn and understand about the procedures and processes  that occur in Public Financial Management. Learners will be more informed on the topics of tax, revenue, budgeting, and financial control.

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 7 ECTS Credits

Module 4

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Principles of Public Health Administration

Duration: 21 to 60 days

This module will introduce students to the crucial concepts of planning, management, and administration in the Public Health sector. Students will be able to understand public health administrative activities held during emergencies or disasters. They will also be exposed to the strategic leadership skills used in public health administration.

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 7 ECTS Credits

Module 5

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Environmental Health Issues in Public Health Practice

Duration: 21 to 60 days

Through this module, learners will be able to understand the existence and effect of environmental health issues in the field of public health practice. Learn more about the challenges that arise and the solutions that are applied, in the case of environmental health issues.

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 7 ECTS Credits

Module 6

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Principles of Biostatistics (Elective)

Duration: 21 to 60 days

This module will introduce students to the methods of summarizing data, measures of health and illness, the application of AI and Machine Learning in Biostatistics, and more. Students will be able to understand measures of central tendency and dispersion, acquire data analysis skills, be able to understand measures of central tendency and dispersion, and much more.

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 7 ECTS Credits

Module 7

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Principles of Epidemiology (Elective)

Duration: 21 to 60 days

This module focuses on introducing students to epidemiology concepts, clinical epidemiology, measures of health & illness, and analytical epidemiology methods. Gain a heightened understanding of the common communicable and non-communicable diseases, measures of prevention and control, public health surveillance, and so on.

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 7 ECTS Credits

Module 8

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Capstone Project

Duration: 3-6 Months

This module will equip learners to create a usable project through which they can integrate, synthesize, and demonstrate all their knowledge in a multi-faceted way to potential employers. Projects will be drawn from real-world situations.

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 18 ECTS

How You Learn

Scientifically developed learning pedagogy, which ensures quality and effective learning experience for the learners. We ensure a seamless learning experience for students with varying levels of expertise on the subject matter.

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What You Get

You will be receiving the following certificates as specified below:

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Master in Public Health issued by Guglielmo Marconi University, Italy . (view sample)

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Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health issued by Cambridge International Qualifications, UK . (view sample)

All certificate and transcript images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of respective Universities or Awarding Bodies.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Learners wishing to be admitted to the Masters program should satisfy the following requirements
1. Possess a Bachelor's degree in any subject
2. If you are not a native speaker, you should have an appropriate English proficiency level, e.g. an IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent in all bands or possess a Bachelor's degree delivered and assessed in English, or proof of work experience in an English-speaking environment.
All applicants are required to upload the following documents in order to be eligible for admissions:

1. Proof of having earned a Bachelor's Degree - such as a Degree Certificate. If the documents are not in English, official translations should be submitted.
2. The final transcript of Bachelor's Degree.
3. A copy of the government-issued photo identity card.
Follow these steps to formally enroll in the Masters :

1. Register on Athena Global Education for a free 7-day trial.
2. Upload all the documents as required under the 'Eligibility Criteria' to the learning portal by clicking on 'Enroll Now' on the learning dashboard.
3. The academic panel will then review your documents and if found to be eligible, send you an 'Admission Offer Letter'.
4. On receiving the 'Admission Offer Letter', you can pay for one module.
5. You can pay for multiple modules together if you like. However, you will be given access to subsequent module content only after completing the previous module.
Once your payment is confirmed, you will be sent an official 'Admission Letter' along with a receipt for the amount paid. You will also get access to the Assignment related documents in the 'Project Details' section.

If you are unsure about your eligibility or if you do not have a Bachelor's degree, then contact us at admissions@uniathena.com and attach the relevant documents in your email. You won't be asked to make a payment until we determine you are eligible to be admitted.
Once you register for the course, you will have access to the learning resources of the first module (or "course" in the American system) where you can access the learning materials and the e-library. Your access to these learning resources will end after 7 days of registration and you will need to enroll for the program by paying fees for the first module. In order to be eligible for admission, you must upload all the eligibility-related documents on the learning portal and subsequently must have received an 'Offer of Admission' letter.
The core resources of the program are video classes and related reading material. Each module is divided into about 50 easy-to-assimilate videos to make your study easier. The video lessons provide you with adequate knowledge to understand the module content.

Apart from the video classes and reading material, you will be given access to live, interactive online classes where you will be able to attend a virtual classroom and communicate with instructors and your fellow learners. This is an opportunity for learners to clarify their doubts and get a clear understanding of how to work on the assigned project.

Additionally, you will also be learning from webinars, online library, and participation in the discussion boards, additional learning materials and case studies curated by faculty.
Yes, whenever a learners joins, she/he will be assigned a Personal Tutor, whom the learners can reach out for any academic assistance. For any non-academic assistance, learners can reach out to the Student Engagement & Experience (see@uniathena.com).
There are no written exams for this program. All the modules are assessed based on the module-specific project. Once you are enrolled in the module, you will be able to access the assignment brief under the 'Project Details' section in the learning portal. Apart from the assessment brief, you will be given the learning outcomes and performance criteria to know what is expected in the project from the learner. If you still have questions concerning the assignments, you can seek the support of the faculty during the live classes for the module. We are here to give you the help you need.

As soon as you are enrolled in a module, you will have 90 days to submit the assignment. However, submissions will be accepted from the 21st day of enrollment. You can choose to submit anytime during this 21-day to the 90-day timeline and immediately proceed to the next module. You can use this time to go through all the videos, read all the case studies and articles, and ask questions as you begin to write your assignment. Once submitted, you will not be able to make any changes.

After you have submitted the assignment, the faculty will evaluate and provide feedback, including results (your grade), within 21 days of your submission. If you fail, you will be given feedback on the assignment stating the reasons for failure. You will have to rework the project according to the feedback provided by the assessor. You will need to rework only the areas where you failed and not on the entire project. You will have to resubmit the assignment within 21 days of the publication of the result (grade). There are no additional fees for the resubmission.

If you fail to submit the assignment within 90 days of the enrollment date, you can request an extension of not more than 60 days and pay a fee of USD 100.00 ($100)

If you do not resubmit the failed assignment within 21 days of the published results, you may request an extension of not more than 60 days by paying USD 100.00 ($100)

If you fail again on your Re-submission, you may apply for a Re-Take by paying USD 150 ($100). You will have another 90 days of access to the resources and will need to submit the assignment within 90 days from the retake date. The process then restarts as mentioned above.
Successful learners will be able to attend the annual graduation ceremony conducted in Italy. GMU will provide an invitation letter to all such learners which can be used for processing your visa for this purpose.
On successful completion of all the modules and Dissertation, learners can claim for a certificate by making the payment for certification fees. Upon claiming the certificate, it will take a maximum of 3 months for the learners to receive the certificate from the awarding body.
Extra Courier charges of $50 has to be paid for receiving the hardcopy of the certificate.
There are no written exams for this program. All the modules are assessed based on the module-specific project. Once you are enrolled in the module, you will be able to access the assignment brief under the 'Project Details' section in the learning portal. Apart from the assessment brief, you will be given the learning outcomes and performance criteria to know what is expected in the project from the learner. If you still have questions concerning the assignments, you can seek the support of the faculty during the live classes for the module. We are here to give you the help you need.

As soon as you are enrolled in a module, you will have 60 days to submit the assignment. However, submissions will be accepted from the 21st day of enrolment. You can choose to submit anytime during this 21-day to the 60-day timeline and immediately proceed to the next module. You can use this time to go through all the videos, read all the case studies and articles, and ask questions as you begin to write your assignment. Once submitted, you will not be able to make any changes.

After you have submitted the assignment, the faculty will evaluate and provide feedback, including results (your grade), within 21 days of your submission. If you fail, you will be given feedback on the assignment stating the reasons for failure. You will have to rework the project according to the feedback provided by the assessor. You need to rework only on the areas where you failed and not on the entire project. You are required to resubmit the assignment within 21 days of the publication of the result (grade). There are no additional fees for resubmission.

If you fail to submit the assignment within 60 days of the enrolment date, you can request an extension of not more than 30 days and pay a fee of USD 100.00 ($100).

If you do not resubmit the failed assignment within 21 days of the published results, you may request an extension of not more than 30 days by paying USD 100.00 ($100).

If you fail again on your Re-submission, you may apply for a Re-Take by paying USD 150 ($100). You will have another 60 days of access to the resources and will need to submit the assignment within 60 days from the retake date. The process then restarts as mentioned above.
The course contains the following modules
Operations & Project Management in Public Sector
Personnel Management & Leadership in Public Sector
Financial Management in Public Sector
Principles of Public Health Administration
Environmental Health Issues in Public Health Practice
Principles of Biostatistics (Elective)
Principles of Epidemiology (Elective)
Capstone Project
Once you move to the dissertation (thesis) stage, you will be assigned a Dissertation guide who will be support you through the Research and Dissertation project. The Guide normally has 4 meetings with the student: first, the proposal meeting, then the first review, third, a second review, and lastly, a final review.

A dissertation will have about 10,000 words. We will be conducting Dissertation guidance classes every month which you need to attend to get a clear understanding of dissertation work and what is expected out of your research. This is in addition to the Dissertation guide meetings. Once you submit the final dissertation, then you may be called for a "viva" to defend your dissertation depending on the decision of the assessor. The result will be published within 30 days of submission of the dissertation; if you fail the dissertation, then you will have an opportunity to resubmit the work as per the feedback provided by the assessor and the corrected work should be submitted within 30 days of publishing the results.

If you fail on your resubmission, then you may have to pay the dissertation fee again and you will need to start over on a new project.

Once you have enrolled for the Dissertation, you need to submit the final work within 6 months of enrollment. In case of failure of submission, an extension fee will be applicable. The shortest time allocated to submit the dissertation is 90 days.
You can complete this Masters Degree from a minimum of 9 months to a maximum of 24 months, based on your pace, time, and financial availability.
Each module must be completed within 60 days of the enrollment date. The shortest time allowed for submission of assignment is 21 days from the date of enrollment.

The minimum duration of the course is defined as 9 months though some exceptions may apply.
Yes, the Master in Public Health is awarded by Guglielmo Marconi University University approved by Ministry of Education, Italy. Hence it is globally accepted. However, different countries have different requirements, so they may enforce their own regulations.
The Degree is awarded by Guglielmo Marconi University, Italy. Guglielmo Marconi University, Italy is accredited by the Ministry of Education, Italy. Besides, GMU, Italy is part of the Bologna process of EU and is a NARIC approved university providing recognition to Degree across the European Union.
Under any unforeseen circumstances, if you want to withdraw from the program, you may apply for an Early Exit Award. Based on the credits earned and modules completed, you might receive a credit statement or a diploma or an extended diploma by paying the certification fee. You will be able to resume the course at a later date by re-enrolling and may resume from where you stopped, depending on the availability of that particular course at the time of re-enrollment.