Taught course

Public Health & Health Promotion

Institution
Swansea University · Health
Qualifications
MScPGDip

Entry requirements

Applicants with 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 are welcomed. 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.

Months of entry

October

Course content

This course 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 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).

The programme covers historical background, current developments and future direction potentials of relevance in health and innovation in public health and health promotion practice.

Modules typically include:

• Foundations in Health Promotion

• Health Protection

• Public Health Ethics

• Developing Programmes and Evaluation

• Foundations in Research

• Management and Leadership for Public Health Practice

• Public Health Evidence and Epidemiology

• Public Health Practice

• Dissertation

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
36 months

PGDip

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Ruth Hopkins
Email
r.c.n.hopkins@swansea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1792 606252