University of Brighton
Community Health and Education
This course is for registered health professionals who have a role or interest in community health settings and who want to earn a further academic qualification. Choosing the education route will enable students to develop their knowledge of educational theory, student learning and teaching techniques. The course is especially suitable for qualified or prospective community nurses, midwives, paramedics and allied health professions, and community-based health practitioners working in the 3rd sector in community or voluntary organisations. Students will benefit from the course if they wish to develop their operational or strategic role in community health, specialise in a particular area of practice, or develop their education or management knowledge and skills in relation to community health in the UK. Although this course does not automatically provide license to practise, it builds upon students existing skill-set, making them well-placed for career advancement and leadership positions in their speciality.
An Honours degree (normally 1st or 2.1) from a UK educational institution or equivalent recognised award from an overseas institution; recent professional qualifications and relevant experience, normally recognised registration or recordable qualification; directly relevant experience which will normally mean work that is recent (within the last 5 years), and has been based in health or social care, or engaged in community health-related, or voluntary sector settings. Applicants will need to demonstrate an ability to study and write at level 7; a clear rationale and interest for personal and professional development in community health, and a commitment to Master�s level study. For non-native speakers of English: IELTS 6.5 overall, with 6.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in the other elements.
Core modules: collaboration in community health; culture, community health and wellbeing; 1 research module selected from the GPHSS; dissertation (Msc award only). Optional modules include: a critical approach to practising public health; a critical approach to capacity-building for early interventions; enhancing practice in safeguarding children in practice; advanced mental health assessment ; advanced management of heart failure or advanced respiratory care; case management in health and social care; critical analysis in decision-making; contemporary issues in the health and wellbeing of older people; managing change; leadership, roles and responsibilities; strategy and planning in the public and voluntary sector; developing expertise in learning, teaching and assessment; design planning and strategic working in education.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,552 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 11,840 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,552 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Falmer Campus||Brighton||BN1 9PH||South East|
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