This course in Public Health and Health Promotion aims to:
• enable students to gain theoretical knowledge in relation to public health and health promotion, research and practice insight • completion to MSc level further enables the student to complete a primary research study of relevance to public health and health promotion
The Public Health and Health Promotion course is mapped to the National Occupational Standards, Public Health Career Framework and contributes to attainment of practitioner and/ or specialist public health status (UKPHR).
This course focuses on public health and health promotion and is both research-led and practice driven.
The course in Public Health and Health Promotion develops students’ skills to provide students with relevant health information and the skills necessary to achieve change and to influence health policy at all levels.
The Public Health and Health Promotion programme covers historical background, current developments and future direction potentials of relevance in health and innovation in public health and health promotion practice.
A particular strength of the Public Health and Health Promotion course is the short observation placement module, enabling students to experience an area of practice interest as part of their development.
Students also undertake a primary research study as a requirement for completion to MSc qualification.
Modules typically include:
Developing Programmes and Evaluation Health Protection Foundations in Health Promotion Foundations in Research Public Health Practice Public Health and Epidemiology Management and Leadership for Public Health Practice Public Health Ethics
Applicants to the Public Health and Health Promotion programme will require a relevant degree at 2.1 or above, or an equivalent recognised qualification and/or two years of relevant employment with evidence of educational/professional achievement. International students will need a minimum IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in all domains, or a University approved equivalent, prior to starting the programme.
Recipient: Swansea University
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