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MRes Health and Wellbeing

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-21

Key information
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Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Self Development

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Overview

  • Extend your understanding of the social science underpinning the development of effective interventions, strategies and policies aimed at sustainable improvement in health and wellbeing, and reducing physical and psychological health inequalities
  • Examine contemporary issues related to modifiable disease risk behaviours, and the determinants and correlates of these lifestyle behaviours across the lifespan
  • Develop an understanding of the interdisciplinary skills and processes to translate scientific research into practical health and wellbeing applications
  • Prepare for a career as a professional researcher in either academic or non-academic environments

Careers

The programme aims to prepare you for a career as a professional researcher in either academic or non-academic environments. It provides you with a range of transferable skills appropriate to Masters-level research within this theme, and is a solid foundation for embarking on doctoral level studies. Upon graduation you should be well-equipped to progress to PhD study or work in the area of health and wellbeing policy and practice.

Modules

This module will provide you with an overview of the different disciplinary traditions and theoretical underpinnings of qualitative research, as well as a comparative perspective on qualitative research across disciplines and in relation to quantitative methods. It will train you in a range of core methods relevant to the social science sub-disciplines, including an appraisal of their respective strengths and weaknesses, with a focus on the challenges of data collection and analysis.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,900

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£23,300

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Normally a minimum 2:1 degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline.

University information

The University of Exeter is a research university that is a member of the leading research- oriented UK universities, The Russell Group, The European University Association and the AMBA. As demonstrated in the REF 2014, 98% of the University of Exeter’s postgraduate research has been rated to be of international quality. Out of its 25,000 students, 5,500 of these are postgraduates, studying across Exeter’s three main campuses located across...more