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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Sunderland

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

This course mixes taught elements with independent projects. We support you with guidance and inspiration, and you will negotiate a final project that matches your personal interests. You will analyse the global and national policy, and its practical implications, and have an opportunity to study an area of healthcare in depth.

Public health covers three key domains: Health improvement, which includes monitoring specific diseases, risk factors and inequalities; Improving services, which includes audit, evaluation, service planning and efficiency; and Health protection, which includes responses to infectious diseases and environmental hazards.

Why us?

  • Our Institute of Health Sciences and Wellbeing aims to conduct world-leading research that leads to better physical and mental health for all
  • As our lecturers continue to work in public health, you will learn from their up-to-date knowledge and practice

Career ready

The increased emphasis on wellness is leading to new types of employment in helping people live longer, healthier and more fulfilling lives. On completing this course, you will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to work at an advanced level in line with current health legislation and policy.

Tuition fees

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£ 14,000per year

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University information

University of Sunderland

  • University League Table

    92nd

  • Campus address

    University of Sunderland, Edinburgh Building, City Campus, Chester Road, Sunderland, Sunderland, SR1 3SD, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    21st out of 29

  • Entry standards

    / Max 128
    112 87%

    9th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    40.0 40%

    11th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.73 75%

    26th

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