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Public Health and Wellbeing (Taught)

University of West London
1 year
Master's degree
On campus
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Program description

This innovative MSc provides an excellent grounding in public health, health promotion and wellbeing. It provides a career-relevant range of modules and assessment methods in a stimulating learning environment. It has supportive lecturers who have real-world experience of working in UK and international public health. This course provides a fascinating and well-balanced programme of study. You will take a variety of interesting and engaging modules. It is designed to develop your knowledge and skills in public health and wellbeing with a focus on individuals and communities.

The course is suitable for:
• graduates of all disciplines
• those planning to work in public health, health promotion and wellbeing
• individuals who have a public health and health promotion remit within their current role.

The course provides you with a supportive and enjoyable learning environment in which to pursue your passion for improving public health and wellbeing. Through this course you will have the opportunity to:
• learn about the issues that affect health and gain essential knowledge and skills necessary to plan, deliver and evaluate innovative health promotion interventions
• strengthen your management and leadership skills, which are essential for working in a public health role.

Students from a wide variety of backgrounds are very welcome:
• general nurses
• mental health nurses
• midwifes
• people involved in the health and fitness industry
• people working with local authorities
• sexual health workers
• voluntary workers
• youth workers
and many more.

This course is run by the College of Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare to provide you with both the high-quality teaching and the personal attention you need to make the most of your University education. You will learn from highly skilled staff, many of whom conduct cutting-edge research in their specialist areas, ensuring that your period of study is both challenging and rewarding. Staff have hands-on experience of working in senior positions in public health in the UK and globally.

The Course Leader is Dr Jane Thomas

Public health and wellbeing is a field that has relevance for a range of
employers including:
• health care services (including NHS)
• local authorities
• government agencies (including Public Health England)
• the voluntary sector (including health charities).

It can also lead to opportunities in other fields such as:
• urban planning and development
• marketing and media work
• business management
• environmental and public health consulting
• health education training in the UK and internationally.

About this institute

University of West London

At the University of West London, we aim to inspire you to become a creative professional and connect you to an exciting and rewarding career. Based in the heart of one of the UK’s most successful business regions, we have highly qualified staff with a wealth ofexperience...

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