Throughout the world there are numerous projects, programmes or initiatives that aim to improve society, people’s lifestyles, health and/or wellbeing. Yet many of these fail. Most are poorly designed...Read more
With a global struggle to deliver effective health and care interventions, digital technologies have the potential to drive significant efficiencies in health care delivery by improving access, impact...Read more
Global Mental Health with Specialism in Health Promotion MSc
Our Global Mental Health specialisms were introduced to allow students who may have a particular interest in health promotion to take their learning further and work towards a Masters within a specialised area. ...Read more
Global Mental Health with Specialism in Health Technology Assessment MSc
Our Global Mental Health specialisms were introduced to allow students who may have a particular interest in health technology assessment to take their learning further and work towards a Masters within...Read more
Global Mental Health With Specialism In Research Methods MSc
Our Global Mental Health specialisms were introduced to allow students who may have a particular interest in research methods to take their learning further and work towards a Masters within a specialised area. ...Read more
Based at Dumfries Campus, our staff are experts in health and social policy, with a special focus on the social, economic and cultural regeneration of rural areas.
Areas of specialism include:
Members of the Social Scientists in Health research group work across a range of Social and Public Health topics and welcome PhD applications in the following areas:
Understanding concepts...Read more
The MSc Health Policy will develop your understanding of, and critical engagement with, key challenges in health policy. Both state and non-state actors grapple with how best to...Read more
The MSc Digital Health is a one year interdisciplinary Masters degree. It explores how healthcare is being transformed through data analysis and digital technologies and provides students with the skills...Read more
What is special about this course?
Are you interested in influencing or effecting changes that will lead to better outcomes for patients or users of health and social care services? Do you wish to encourage...Read more
This course aims to support students to refine and develop professional skills and knowledge within the context of pre-school children and their families in community settings. The PgD Specialist Community...Read more
A PhD is awarded on the successful completion of a long programme of supervised research that will contribute new knowledge to your field. You will disseminate your findings by means of peer reviewed output and thesis. ...Read more
Do you want to make a difference to the health of people in developing countries? Are you looking for a qualification that will enable you to work at a senior level in health policy and practice in the...Read more
Globally governments are prioritising strategies and policies for improving population, community and individual health. This course recognises the importance of the wider social context in which health...Read more
The provision of healthcare today requires a team that works collaboratively and utilises the strengths of the team to provide optimal patient centred care depending on their specific needs at the time. ...Read more
Our MSc Substance Use is ideal for professionals looking to develop their career in the field of substance use as well as individuals looking to build on their undergraduate studies. ...Read more
Human nutrition, dietary patterns and public health impacts MSc by Research, MPhil, PhD
This is a potential research degree area, subject to the approval of the University. If you are interested in undertaking a research degree in this area.
The food and drink industry is extremely important...Read more
Design for Healthcare & Assistive Technologies MSc
Develop your knowledge and understanding of biomedical engineering principles, human anatomy and medical instruments to help you design and develop assistive technology that will help improve the lives...Read more
Master of Public Health (Professional Practice) MPH
The Master of Public Health (MPH) degree provides you with a solid understanding in fundamental areas such as public health methodology, epidemiology, health policy, economics, education and health promotion. ...Read more
The IIM in Health Education and Social Sciences offers a fast track route to a range of degrees including MEd Tesol and MSc Psychology.
Our courses are normally delivered face-to-face on-campus however...Read more