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Health Promotion

Anglia Ruskin University
Em Cambridge (Reino Unido)

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  • Master
  • Cambridge (Reino Unido)
  • Duração:
    1 Year
Descrição

Students on the MSc Health Promotion course will gain knowledge and skills in behaviour change, strategic intervention and individual and collective empowerment, sustainable communities and the concomitant socio-political foundations of practice.
Suitable for: Those wishing to pursue a career in health promotion, health improvement and public health or who want to develop further this aspect of their practice. The MSc in Health Promotion will also inform the practice of qualified public health nurses (health visitors), school nurses, community nurses, midwives, social workers and social care professionals and teachers. It is also aimed at those working or who want to pursue a related career in local government, community, medical and non-medical public health development/outreach or the third and voluntary sector.

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Requisitos: The minimum benchmark level of attainment for entry to the start of the programme of study leading to the awards of Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma or Masters Degree shall be an Honours Degree or equivalent. The applicant should normally be working, or hoping to work, in a health promotion/public health setting. A professional qualification is not required for access to the course but applicants need to demonstrate a strong interest in health promotion and health improvement...

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Início Localização
01 outubro 2016
Cambridge
Cambridge Campus, East Road, CB1 1PT, Cambridgeshire , Reino Unido
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O que se aprende nesse curso?

Public Health
Health and Social Care
Public
Medical
Medical training
Skills and Training

Programa

Course overview

The promotion of health is a central feature of the World Health Organization (WHO) and international health and social care policy.

MODULE GUIDE

Core modules

  • Behaviour Change And Strategic Practice
  • Empowerment And Sustainable Communities
  • Major Project
  • Research Studies
  • Leadership in Professional Practice
  • Law and Ethics in Health & Social Care
  • Advanced Communication Skills
  • Strategic Management & Commissioning

Optional modules

  • Leadership in Professional Practice
  • Law and Ethics in Health & Social Care
  • Advanced Communication Skills
  • Strategic Management & Commissioning

Assessment

The Health Promotion course methods of teaching, learning and assessment are dependent upon the strategies within the individual modules. However, they include lecture, debate, discussion, and the sharing of ideas and critical thoughts in a lively classroom setting. Reflective practice is also encouraged to help integrate theory and practice. A wide range of assessment strategies are used including essay and Major Project; focusing on critical evaluation of health promotion campaigns, programmes and interventions, as well as the generation of new knowledge.

Dedication: full-time.

Entry requirements

The minimum benchmark level of attainment for entry to the start of the programme of study leading to the awards of Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma or Masters Degree shall be an Honours Degree or equivalent. The applicant should normally be working, or hoping to work, in a health promotion/public health setting. A professional qualification is not required for access to the course but applicants need to demonstrate a strong interest in health promotion and health improvement. Non-graduates with extensive, relevant professional experience will be offered the opportunity to gain access to the programme by completing a Non-Graduate Entry Profile in accordance with the University regulations.

We welcome applications from International and EU students. There are country-specific entry requirements.

Informação adicional

Career opportunities: The MSc in Health Promotion will inform the practice of qualified public health nurses (health visitors), school nurses, community nurses, midwives, social workers and social care professionals and teachers. It is also aimed at those working or who want to pursue a related career in: local government; community development/outreach; medical and non-medical public health; the third and voluntary sector.