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Child Public Health, MSc / PGDip / PGCert

Swansea University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Singleton Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

Study the many interrelated factors that have an impact on infant, child and family health with our Master’s degree in Child Public Health.

You will explore the evidence base underpinning current public health policy relating to children aged 0-11 in the UK and internationally, covering topics including perinatal health, nutrition and immunisations.

Your studies will take an integrated approach encompassing the biological, psychological and social influences affecting children’s long-term educational and emotional development and the public health policies and interventions that can support these.

Throughout your studies, you will refine critical research and analytical skills valued by employers and develop professional reflective practice techniques.

Students will also achieve PgCert and PgDip exit awards during this course.

CHILD PUBLIC HEALTH CAREERS

Your postgraduate qualification in Child Public Health opens up a range of career opportunities in the public, private, and third sectors including:

  • Children and young people’s services
  • Research
  • Local, national and international policy development
  • Education
  • Nutrition

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

We also provide help and advice for Swansea University Alumni up to two years after you graduate.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,900per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    29th

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University, established in 1920 is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location.
Swansea is an international university with students from over 130 countries and a strong international academic community.
The university has a friendly campus community, offering specialist support for international students.

Subject rankings

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    2nd out of 38

    7th out of 29

  • Entry standards

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    142 62%

    21st

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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95 95%

    8th

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  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    41st

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    / Max 162
    162 100%

    1st

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    3.99 80%

    25th

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    / Max 128
    115 90%

    8th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    5th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    22nd

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