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Public Health and Health Promotion MSc

Public Health and Health Promotion MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Health Promotion Environmental Health (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The overall aim of the MSc in Public Health and Health Promotion is for students to gain advanced skills, principles and knowledge in public health and health promotion whilst also developing a critical and multidisciplinary approach to the complexities of public health and health promotion challenges and possibilities. The programme reflects the multidisciplinary nature of public health and health promotion and includes: health promotion, global public health, health policy, politics, sociology, psychology, communication, advanced academic and research skills. You will develop your knowledge in public health and health promotion as well as build your research e programme has an active learning and research-led approach. The MSc programme in Public Health and Health Promotion allows students to: Investigate the scope and nature of contemporary public health and health promotion at the local, national and global levels, focusing on its development, current priorities and future challenges. Explore the major determinants of health and explore ways to promote public health and health promotion that address social and economic inequalities, are culturally sensitive, and promote values of social justice. Build knowledge and skills in reflective practice, research, communication, transferable skills and working in groups. Develop knowledge and skills in the principles and complexities of using evidence, including researching, analysing and evaluating health information and policy. Explore a multidisciplinary approach to public health and health promotion. Examine ethical, political, societal and cultural dilemmas that arise in public health and health promotion. Provide the opportunity to conduct an empirical research project in a contemporary issue associated with public health and health promotion.

The MSc Public Health and Health Promotion has been specially designed to give you up-to-date knowledge and the necessary skills to be able to understand and apply your learning in analysing evidence, assessing need, planning, implementation and the evaluation of public health and health promotion in a range of contexts. Graduates gain the skills and knowledge to develop a career in health promotion and public health. This course is of interest to a wide range of professionals working in health and social care, local government, education and the voluntary sector.

Different course options

Full time | Brunel University London | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

The focus of the Health and Society study block will be to critically explore sociological perspectives and the social context of health and well-being, including perceptions and experiences of health and llness; social determinants of health status; and risk, health and lifestyles.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£18,720

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants need to have 2:2 (or above) UK Honours degree, or equivalent internationally recognised qualification, in a subject such as health promotion, public health, allied health, health related studies, social sciences, biosciences, sport science, and environmental health.