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Public Health Institute

Learn alongside highly regarded researchers 

Providing comprehensive undergraduate, postgraduate, taught and research programmes in public and environmental health.

The Public Health Institute is home to an innovative, evidenced-based portfolio of taught programmes and internationally-renowned research.

As an undergraduate student you can take on a real-life project in the workplace to help develop your professional skills and knowledge base. This will give you the much-needed edge when it comes to applying for work in the sector. Take a look at our careers information to discover the sort of future you could have in public health and other health-related fields.

If you’re interested in studying at a postgraduate level you’ll be given the chance to study public health in a multidisciplinary and research-informed learning environment. You’ll enhance your understanding of the people and processes involved in promoting public health and reducing health inequalities.

Find out what course best suit your interests and aspirations:

  1. 2019

    Environmental Health

    Find out more about studying for a BSc (Hons) degree in Environmental Health at LJMU. Apply now to take the next steps towards your future.

    UCAS code B911 Find out more

    BSc (Hons)

    Full time

  2. 2019

    Public Health

    Find out more about studying for a BSc (Hons) degree in Public Health at LJMU. Apply now to take the next steps towards your future.

    UCAS code LL51 Find out more

    BSc (Hons)

    Full time

  1. International Public Health

    Study for an International Public Health masters at LJMU. This course offers a broad-based understanding of health and its social and environmental determinants.

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    Full time, Part time

  2. Public Health

    This well-established Public Health MSc from LJMU's Public Health Institute offers a research-informed learning environment reflecting latest sector developments.

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    Full time, Part time

  3. Public Health Addictions

    This Public Health Addictions MSc from LJMU’s Public Health Institute examines the evidence base of harms/risks relating to addictions and ways to reduce them.

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    Full time, Part time

Soraya Robinson

My experience at LJMU has been one that I will never forget. As a parent it is sometimes difficult to juggle family and student life but with the right support and organisation skills it is possible!

Soraya Robinson, Environmental Health student -
Soraya studies full time - managing to combine studying with looking after her two-year old son.


The Public Health Institute is at the forefront of applied research and plays a significant role in the University’s research strategy. The Institute is firmly committed to a multidisciplinary approach to public health and works with international organisations such as the World Health Organization and national bodies, for example the National Institute of Health Research, Department of Health, Home Office and National Institute for Health and Care and Excellence to name a few. On a local level the Institute not only collaborates closely with health services but with local authorities, judicial bodies, environmental services and community groups. The Faculty's postgraduate research department is based within the Public Health Institute.

The Institute has a diverse range of staff with a wealth of expertise in a variety of health and applied social science disciplines to support you through your studies.

Need more information about our courses?

If you have an enquiry about our learning or research programmes please get in touch with us directly or via our online form. See our PhD studies page for further information about what we can offer you and the type of studies our PhD students undertake.

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