Birmingham City University
Health and Social Care
The course develops confident and effective practitioners who have the knowledge and skills to commission, implement, manage and evaluate programmes that promote the public's health. The course provides a platform for individual portfolio development aimed at registration with the UK Voluntary Register for public health specialists; an opportunity for students to strengthen their ability to work at improving population health (as opposed to managing illnesses) at a more advanced level.
Degree in a science or health related subject or an equivalent qualification
Generic: Management of health and social care; economic and policy issues in healthcare. Personal/professional development: strategies for healthcare management; leadership and management change. All strands undertake research theory and practice.
Assessment is based on written assessments of around 3,000 words. The clinical modules (for registered professionals only) usually have assessment of competence. The final piece of work for the award of an MSc includes the planning, execution and evaluation of a dissertation, or systematic review or management project.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Mixed mode||£ 600 per Module (home fees)||7 years|
|PgCert||Mixed mode||£ 600 per Module (home fees)||3 years|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 600 per Module (home fees)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Westbourne City South Campus||Birmingham||B15 3TN||West Midlands|
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