The MSc in Health and Wellbeing is designed for people who are currently working, or wishing to work in a role which involves promoting others' health and wellbeing, either in specific settings, for specific health issues or at policy and framework level. The course aims to develop students' ability to critically analyse and interpret contemporary health and wellbeing issues, to formulate and evaluate appropriate responses, and to bring in national and international perspectives.
Using current research, students' will apply their learning to their practical work context to contribute towards the development of their workplace practice. The course will also be particularly useful for people who are involved in working with the Health and Wellbeing Boards across the country, and for people whose roles are working alongside Public Health England.
Benefits of Health and Wellbeing
- Blended learning approach enables study whilst working. - Offers a range of options so that study can be tailored towards areas of professional or academic interest. - Two intensive weekends per year to meet fellow students, the course team and begin the modules. - Distance learning and study support – study when and where you are able - Build your ability to critically evaluate health and wellbeing interventions, policies and strategies, and build on this to improve work practice
Graduates from this MSc will have the skills and knowledge to enhance their existing careers to incorporate greater responsibility for Health and Wellbeing, will be prepared for further advance study and could consider a range of roles including, but not limited to: - Health Promotion specialist - Public Health Officer - Workplace Wellbeing Co-ordinator - Further education lecturer