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

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