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Health in Urban Development MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Urban Studies Health Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This programme looks at the effects of urbanisation on both physical and mental health and considers the role of urban form, urban social interactions, productive processes and urban policies as causes of inequalities in health. Health in Urban Development MSc provides a solid grounding in analysis, skills and perspectives for the study of urban health including public health, research methodology, evaluation research, comparative urban health analysis and practice-based experience.

Careers

Graduates of this programme are likely to find employment as officers of local and international NGOs, international organisations, local and national government departments or as consultants. Some graduates may pursue an academic research career.

Employability

The programme's learning activities have been designed with employability in mind. You will gain a strong core knowledge, combined with hands-on experience. You will also learn how to evaluate, analyse and develop intervention strategies, and will become familiar with more advanced research tools, theory and methodology.

Different course options

Full time | UCL (University College London) | 1 year | 28-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

28-SEP-20

Modules

Urban Health: Practice and Reflections (30 Credits) - Core
Urban Health and Development Planning Strategies Part II (15 Credits) - Core
Urban Health and Development Planning Strategies Part I (15 Credits) - Core
Health, Social Justice and The City Part I (15 Credits) - Core
Health, Social Justice and The City Part II (15 Credits) - Core
Dissertation

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£15,050

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£24,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate subject (e.g. Planning, Architecture, Social Sciences, Geography, Health Studies, Civil Engineering) or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

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