Brunel University London
Public Health and Health Promotion
This programme provides an advanced academic learning experience in a supportive environment that aims to produce reflective practitioners; a range of subject disciplines informs the curriculum. A key focus is the development of a theoretical, conceptual, historical and critical understanding of health and health promotion; this understanding will be applied to an analysis of ethical, political and policy debates informing health promotion practice; a major thrust of the course will be the development of skills in analysing evidence, assessing need, planning, implementation and evaluation of health promotion in a range of contexts; students develop a theoretical, conceptual, historical and critical understanding of public health and health promotion; this understanding is applied to an analysis of sociological, psychological, ethical, political and policy debates informing health promotion practice; skills in analysing evidence, assessing need and planning, implementing and evaluating health promotion are also developed.
A UK 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification in a relevant field such as health promotion, public health, allied health, health related studies, social sciences, and biosciences. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6 in all areas); TOEFL paper-based test 580 (with a minimum of 4.5 in the test of written English); TOEFL internet-based test 92 (with a minimum of 20 in reading, listening, speaking and writing); Pearson 58 (with a minimum of 51 in all areas); or BruneELT 65 per cent (with a minimum of 60 per cent in all areas).
Modules include: Research methods; public health: social context, exploration and action; evidence based public health and epidemiology; social policy and public health; research design; global perspectives in public health and health promotion; principles, perspectives and practice in promoting public health; dissertation.
A variety of assessment modes are employed, such as: Case studies; essays; presentations; written examinations; a 15,000-20,000 word research dissertation. Assessment techniques match the intended learning outcomes. At the start of the programme the students are provided with the assessment schedule including assessment and feedback dates.
No fixed sources; professional development loans through banks are common; students are also funded by the NHS or workplace.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 7,000 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 16,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 7,000 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 3,500 per Academic year (home fees)||3 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 8,250 per Academic year (overseas fees)||3 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 3,500 per Academic year (EU fees)||3 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Brunel University London||Uxbridge||UB8 3PH||South East|