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Explore the evidence based underpinning Child Public Health

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.

WHY CHILD PUBLIC HEALTH AT SWANSEA?

Based in our College of Human and Health Sciences, you will benefit from a diverse teaching and research environment, with many opportunities to make connections across disciplines.

According to the most recent Research Excellence Framework in 2014-2021, over 75% of research carried out at the college was of international or world-leading quality.

We have strong links with professional practice and academic research networks in Europe and around the world, so your learning is informed by the latest policy and practice developments.

Study Details:

MSc/PGDip/PGCert 1 year full-time, 2 or 3 years part-time

Module Details:

For module details please see here

Student Destinations

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

Fees

For fees please see: https://www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/humanandhealthsciences/msc-child-public-health/

Entry Requirements

To apply for this course you will need:

  • A UK 2.2 (or above) degree in a related discipline (for example nursing, midwifery, childhood studies, education, psychology, sociology, mental health)
  • If you don’t have an undergraduate degree you should have significant relevant work experience (the admissions tutor will assess the appropriateness of this experience in relation to the programme)
  • You may also be asked to attend an interview and you will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check (previously known as a Criminal Records Bureau, or CRB, Check).

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