Degree and/or experience
- normally a good UK honours degree or equivalent recognised award from an overseas institution.
- Candidates with professional qualifications (eg nursing certificate) and/or directly relevant experience, and/or record of active involvement in civil society organisations will also be considered, although they will need to demonstrate ability to study and write at Level 7.
- English-speaking students from overseas are particularly welcome.
- Students opting to take the Health and Social Care Education postgraduate certificate as the education element of this course are required to be teaching for a minimum of 15 hours per week in a health or social care setting.
- Applications are accepted throughout the year and prospective candidates are usually interviewed by telephone or Skype.
- Early application is recommended, particularly for international students, as time needs to be allowed for the IELTS and visa requirements.
- Offers will be made depending on the following criteria: academic qualifications; professional experience; personal profile, and academic writing skills.
- Claims for the Accreditation of Prior (Experiential) Learning will be considered up to a maximum of 30 level-7 credits.
English Language Requirement
- IELTS 7.0 overall and a minimum of 6.5 in the other elements, or equivalent qualification.
You need to earn a total of 180 credits for the masters award, made up of six 20-credit taught modules and a 60-credit dissertation. Twenty-credit modules have approximately 30 hours' classroom-based lecturer contact or group work and we expect this to be backed up by approximately 170 hours of individual study and work on assignments.
- Foundations of Health Promotion
- Health Promotion Practice
- A research methods module from the School of Health Sciences postgraduate education programme
- Three education options chosen from the School of Health Sciences postgraduate education programme, or an education-related postgraduate certificate.