PUBLIC HEALTH

The need for specially trained individuals with the capacity to encourage more healthy practices and protect against the constant threats to public health, from increasingly difficult and complex issues, has never been greater. ABMA Education’s Public Health Management Qualifications are specifically designed to empower individuals to respond effectively and professionally to issues that would otherwise impact hugely on communities and regions without their involvement. The content helps progress learning through the levels and encompasses all the latest thinking on Public Health Management, a subject area that is both challenging and extremely rewarding.

DIPLOMA Level 4:

Entry Requirements:

Learners wishing to undertake a Level 4 Diploma qualification with ABMA Education should already be in possession of a level 3 qualification or equivalent. In addition, it is recommended that students should possess a GCSE, or equivalent, in Maths and English, at Grade A* – D.

Evidence of professional work experience can be submitted for a minimum of one year within a job sector that is related to the subject area that the learner intends to study. Examples of evidence that ABMA will accept includes:

  • Employer references detailing the learner’s duties and responsibilities
  • Certificates of training/courses

Learners are encouraged to submit to ABMA Education details of all types of training that they have obtained.

MANDATORY UNITS:

  1. 1-Introduction to Science for Public Health;
  2. 2-Social Science;
  3. 3-Principles of Public Health;
  4. 4-Introduction to Epidemiology and Statistics;
  5. 5-Determinants of Health.

 

DIPLOMA Level 5:

Entry Requirments:

A new learner applying to study the ABMA Level 5 Diploma will be expected to have attained one of the following:

  • An ABMA Level 4 Diploma
  • A national or international qualification equivalent to the above

Learners who wish to enter at this level can use their professional work experience as evidence, provided that this experience is a minimum of two years and situated within a job sector that is related to the subject area that the learner intends to study. Examples of evidence that ABMA Education will accept includes:

  • Employer references detailing the learner’s duties and responsibilities
  • Certificates of training/courses

Learners are encouraged to submit to ABMA Education details of all types of training that they have obtained.

MANDATORY UNITS

  1. 1-Communicable Diseases;
  2. 2-HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis;
  3. 3-Pneumonia and Malaria;
  4. 4-Introduction to Non-communicable Diseases, Mental Ill Health and Injury;
  5. 5-Health of Women, Children and Young People.

 

DIPLOMA Level 6:

Entry Requirements:

A new learner applying to study the ABMA Level 6 Diploma will be expected to have attained one of the following:

  • An ABMA Level 5 Diploma
  • A Higher National Diploma (HND)
  • A national or international qualification equivalent to the above

Learners who wish to enter at this level can use their professional work experience as evidence, provided that this experience is a minimum of four years and situated within a job sector that is related to the subject area that the learner intends to study. Examples of evidence that ABMA Education will accept includes:

  • Employer references detailing the learner’s duties and responsibilities
  • Certificates of training/courses

Learners are encouraged to submit to ABMA Education details of all types of training that they have obtained.

The above entry requirements are subject to change and all student registrations are accepted at the discretion of ABMA Education.

MANDATORY UNITS

  1. 1-Mental Health, Disability and Ageing;
  2. 2-Public Health in a Crisis or Disaster;
  3. 3-Working in Public Health;
  4. 4-Health Education and Health Promotion;
  5. 5-Managing Public Health.