Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh
Applied Social Development
This programme is for people who are seeking to work in social development and to examine the opportunities and constraints created in the wider community in relation to the goal of attaining better health of a population; this includes local health planners, community health staff, health promoters and community workers addressing health improvement; the course focuses on: analysing the relationship between gender, health and development; identifying the many opportunities and constraints relates to the social development of a community; appraisal of the impact of such opportunities and constraints on a planned health project or programme; and the effective planning and implementation of health and social interventions.
Applicants require an Honours degree or diploma, preferably in a health-related or social science area; applicants should have completed the final exam of a professional body; relevant professional or practical experience is essential.
Modules include: gender health and development; project design and management; policy and practice in complex emergencies; sexual and reproductive health; psychosocial intervention with war-affected populations, displaced persons and refugees; HIV and development; independent study.
Assignments; action plans; projects.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PgCert||Part-time||£ 680 per Credit module (home fees)||2 years|
|PgCert||Part-time||£ 1,200 per Credit module (overseas fees)||2 years|
|PgCert||Full-time||£ 680 per Credit module (home fees)||4 months|
|PgCert||Full-time||£ 1,200 per Credit module (overseas fees)||4 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh||Edinburgh||EH21 6UU||Scotland|
0131 474 0000