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MSc - Master of Science
Environmental Health (General) Health Promotion
About the course
When you join this MSc course you will join a supportive and nurturing ‘community of inquiry’.
Along with your peers you will develop a critical awareness of how research processes can be applied to the study of public health, an insight into the global drivers behind health system reform, and an appreciation of policy development and implementation in developed and developing nations.
This course is for you if you seek a career in public health. There are a range of career opportunities within public health, including public health analyst, public health programme manager and public health specialist. The course can also act as a platform for postgraduate research (MPhil/PhD) study in public health and provides you with sufficient grounding for the UK Faculty of Public Health Part I examination. Upon completion of this course, all students become eligible to apply for fellow membership of the UK Royal Society for Public Health.
Intermediate qualifications available:
Postgraduate certificate - 60 credits at Masters level
Postgraduate diploma - 120 credits at Masters level
Why choose this course?
This course will help you to develop a critical understanding of how public health policy is developed and implemented in developed and developing countries and how the research process is applied in the study of public health. In addition, this course:
How will I be assessed?
The assessment strategy is designed to assist you in identifying, reflecting on and meeting your own learning needs in relation to your working environment. Each unit is further designed to develop your public health skills in ways which are directly relevant to your workplace. In order to assist in your future professional and career development, each assignment will require you to identify and develop a competency from the UK Faculty of Public Health framework which forms the basis of your learning and underpins your assessment. As you undertake the course units, you are given the opportunity to develop your skills in a range of public health techniques via the assessments.
For this course (per year)
For this course (per year)
Students should have a good undergraduate degree at Honours level, or equivalent. Students should hold a relevant health or social care degree (grade 2:2 or higher). It is also highly desirable that candidates have some experience of working within a health (preferably in public health) or social care sector. A minimum IELTS score of 6.0 with 5.5 in each band or equivalent for EU and international applicants.
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