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Health in Social Science MA (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: 2D50

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  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This programme explores health, illness and the provision of care through the lens of the social sciences. Drawing on current knowledge from a wide range of disciplines, including geography, sociology, psychology, ethics, public health and nursing studies we seek to understand patterns of disease and wellness locally, nationally and globally.Other disciplines such as marketing, counselling, health promotion and cultural studies, help us examine how individuals, communities and cultures make sense of health experiences. The third strand of the programme examines health and social care provision and provides training in professional skills such as active listening and leadership development.We welcome anyone with an interest in health, wellbeing and society.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 20,950per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : ABB

Required subjects: A Levels: no specific A Level subjects required. GCSEs: English at C or 4.

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University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    15th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    6th out of 102

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    177 90%

    2nd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    30th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    88th

    26

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