University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Health Communication

This course provides an opportunity to investigate language and communication in various health care contexts. It gives students a thorough grounding in the concepts, theories and research methods used in this area. It is suitable for those wishing to develop careers in the area of health communication: health promotion officers, health information managers, hospital administrators, medical and allied health practitioners (such as doctors, pharmacists, nurses, midwives, physiotherapists, speech therapists and occupational therapists), workers in the voluntary sector, workers based in health or lifestyle charities, healthcare communication professionals and those with an interest, though not necessarily a background, in this growing field.

Entry requirements

2.1 (or international equivalent) in a related arts, humanities or social science subject. English language requirements: IELTS: 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Course modules

Modules include: research methodologies for health care communication (30 credits); health care narratives (30 credits); health care documentation (30 credits); the language of compliance (30 credits).

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include the dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA On-line study September 2016 GBP 8,280 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MA On-line study September 2016 GBP 8,280 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA On-line study September 2016 GBP 8,280 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MA On-line study September 2016 GBP 8,280 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MA On-line study September 2016 GBP 8,280 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MA On-line study February 2017 GBP 8,280 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MA On-line study February 2017 GBP 8,280 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MA On-line study February 2017 GBP 8,280 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA On-line study February 2017 GBP 8,280 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MA On-line study February 2017 GBP 8,280 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

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On line/Distance Learning

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