Taught course

Public Health - Health Promotion

Institution
Leeds Beckett University · Faculty of Health and Social Sciences
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

Applicants should either have a second class honours degree in the cognate subjects of Health, Social Sciences, Nursing, Teaching, Environmental Health, Health Visiting, Community Work or International Development, a second class honours degree in a non-cognate subject supported by evidence of an aptitude for the subject applied for, or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. For International students the English requirement for this course is IELTS 6.5 with no skills below 5.0 or equivalent.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Develop the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed to promote and protect public health and wellbeing. You will be equipped to fulfil a variety of roles in health promotion and public health, working in local authorities, health services or the voluntary sector.

Focus on how people and communities can empower themselves to improve their health, and how public policy can create healthier societies and places. You will also investigate the psychology of behaviour change, together with how people learn about health. The research strand will enable you to critically appraise evidence and develop research skills.

We have been providing specialist postgraduate health promotion training for more than 40 years, and our courses are up-to-date with all the dynamic and current changes taking place in public healthin the UK and globally. This course is recognised by the Institute of Health Promotion and Education.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
30 months

PGDip

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

PGCert

full time
4 months
part time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Admission Enquiries
Email
admissionenquiries@leedsbeckett.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)113 812 3113