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Health Communication by Web-Based Distance Learning MA

University of Nottingham

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of Nottingham

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    01-FEB-22

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

From clinical consultations to health care policy, language plays a key role in promoting health, building understanding, and navigating the emotional impact of health care.

We will explore the role of language in a diverse range of health care settings, concentrating on established approaches used to analyse and interrogate health care interaction - from narratology and corpus linguistics to conversation and discourse analysis.

With a focus on research methodology, you will investigate language and communication from interdisciplinary perspectives. There is also the opportunity to specialise, via optional modules, according to your own interests and research.

The course is run by the University’s Health Language Research Group, whose members include clinical practitioners and scholars. It is affiliated with the schools of Health Sciences, Sociology and Social Policy, and English Studies. Most students complete this course in 2 years. Under some circumstances, you may be able to change your course duration. You will need to discuss this with your course director. Please note, if you are in receipt of a Student Finance England loan, a mid-course change may affect your payments.

Tuition fees

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£ 10,200per year

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

University information

University of Nottingham

  • University League Table

    24th

  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
In September every year, the university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham.

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