Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Social Justice, Development and Health

The course gives students the opportunity to: undertake advanced study of social justice, development and health interactions, drawing on a range of related disciplines such as anthropology, economics, epidemiology, health policy, management studies, psychology, public health and sociology; engage in debates examining current and future trends affecting the health and social well-being of disadvantaged, excluded and vulnerable populations; engage critically and reflexively in a range of social bodies as both professionals and citizens; enhance their lifelong learning and personal development skills.

Entry requirements

Honours degree or diploma in health-related area; diplomates should have completed final exam of professional body; applicants who have not studied their degree in English require an IELTS score of 6.0 and no individual component score below 5.5.

Course modules

Core modules: social justice; social development policy and practice; international health and social policy; health-related research; research design and planning; plus, 1 from either; international public health; health systems; elective modules: 2 from the following modules: environmental justice; gender, health and development; HIV and development; independent study; participatory appraisal and evaluation; policy and practice in complex emergencies; project design and management; psychosocial interventions with war-affected populations; sexual and reproductive health; dissertation, project or research proposal (Master's only).

Assessment methods

Assessment is continuous and incorporates assignments, action plans, projects and research proposals.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,750 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 700 per Credit (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,400 per Credit (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 700 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 700 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 700 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 700 per Credit (England) 4 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 1,400 per Credit (International) 4 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 700 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 4 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 700 per Credit (Scotland) 4 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 700 per Credit (Wales) 4 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 700 per Credit (England) 8 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 1,400 per Credit (International) 8 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 700 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 8 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 700 per Credit (Scotland) 8 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 700 per Credit (Wales) 8 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh Edinburgh EH21 6UU Scotland

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