University of Warwick

University of Warwick

Parenting and Child Health (Determinants, Interventions and Outcomes)

This is a 4-day taught module followed by an assignment and is available as a stand-alone PGA or as a module within the MSc child health programme; by the end of this course students are able to: understand a wellbeing model of health; understand parenting as a proximal determinant of emotional and social health; know the evidence for parenting programmes as an intervention in the population as a whole and vulnerable groups in particular; understand the health needs of children in public care and the legislation promoting the health of looked after children; critically evaluate the evidence for health promotion strategies in risk taking behaviours.

Entry requirements

Applicants usually need at least a 2.2 Honours in a 1st degree of an approved university in a relevant discipline or disciplines. Students whose 1st language is not English should have 1 of the following recognised English language qualifications: IELTS (British council international testing system) of at least 6.5 with 6.5 in reading and writing; TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) of at least 92 (internet-based iBT), PTE 62, CAE 60+ or CPE.

Assessment methods

3 - 4,000 word assignment.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGA Part-time day £ 3,370 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
PGA Part-time day £ 7,595 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Warwick Coventry CV4 7AL West Midlands

Key information

PG Admissions
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