This unique master’s course, from one of the UK´s largest universities, has been directly tailored to address the urgent need to confront sustainability issues related to health, wellbeing and healthcare provision. Delivery is via e-learning with live interactive sessions, so that study can be undertaken entirely from your own home.
Sustainability, health and wellbeing are global issues. Every nation is facing grand challenges and many of these have a shared foundation. Climate change is broadly recognised as the biggest global health threat. Together with other factors such as an increasingly aging population, multimorbidity, disability, microbial resistance, depleting resources and issues related to wide scale health and wealth inequality, the challenges facing global health are substantial.
This course seeks to explore the shared global challenges, as well as those being specific to individual regions, and hence be applicable to public health and healthcare personnel around the world. It has been designed to meet the needs of those holding strategic positions within organisations as well as individual public health and healthcare workers who wish learn more about how to enhance sustainability, health and wellbeing.
The standard entry requirements are:
A recognised UK honours degree of 2.2 or above, or its equivalent.
English language and writing skills at GCSE English (Grade C or above) or IELTS 6.5.
Each applicant will be interviewed and applications considered on their own merits.
Mature applicants with non-degree level qualifications and appropriate experience will be considered.
We acknowledge that some applicants may hold non-standard qualifications and therefore applications from all candidates will be considered on their merits and in the light of the nature and scope of the programme.
3 core modules (compulsory)
Health and Wellbeing (20 credits)
Principles of Sustainability (20 credits)
Introduction to Postgraduate Research (20 credits)
1 core double module
Connecting Sustainability, Health and Wellbeing (40 credits)
Plus 1 option single module (20 credits each) Choice from:
Applying Methods in Health Research
Research, Ethics and Governance
Healthy and Sustainable Settings: Theory, Policy and Practice
Organisational Leadership and Management
International Food law
Student Initiated Module
1 core double module
Applied Health Project
Plus 1 option single module with same choices as above for Year 2.
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