University of Chester

University of Chester

Health Improvement and Wellbeing

The course explores contemporary issues in health improvement and wellbeing including public health, health promotion, disease prevention, health and disease management, and the evaluation of those activities and interventions.

Entry requirements

Applicants normally hold a 1st degree (2nd Class Honours or above) or equivalent qualification; applicants without a 1st degree are considered based on their potential to undertake academic study at Master's degree level; all applicants must have a current and relevant workplace or access to a relevant workplace during the period of study; all students should provide evidence of recent study or writing at an appropriate level; all applicants are invited to attend an interview and induction day, where they are provided with information regarding study at Master's degree level and further programme details; the MSc is aimed at a range of professionals who are engaged in promoting and managing health improvement and wellbeing.

Course modules

Health improvement and wellbeing; epidemiological approaches to health and wellbeing; health promotion in a public health context; research; dissertation.

Assessment methods

A variety of assessment methods are used including written assignments, examinations, seminar presentations, individual case studies, competency self-assessment, reflective accounts and interactive e-learning methods.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 3,825 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 8,640 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 425 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years
PgCert Full-time £ 8,640 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgCert Part-time £ 8,640 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
Full-time £ 6,840 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
Part-time £ 8,640 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Riverside Campus Chester CH1 1SF North West

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Key information

Health and Social Care Admissions
Telephone number: 
01244 511000