Studying for a degree in health studies allows you to draw on a range of disciplines, such as sociology, psychology, biology, health and social care management, social policy, health economics and research, to study health in its broad context and to investigate a wide range of contemporary health issues.
You have the opportunity to explore traditional and alternative approaches to health and healthcare. In addition, you will also develop the ability to look at the subject from an international, national, cultural or social perspective and gain insight into the individual and personal experience of health.
Health studies may be studied as a single honours degree or as a joint/combined subject with a range of other disciplines.
During your studies you gain an in-depth understanding of health and healthcare and will learn to:
Studying for a health studies degree also provides you with a strong set of transferable skills valued by employers. These include:
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