Public Health and Health PromotionBrunel University London
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Rank: 84 (The Complete University Guide)
Location: Brunel University London
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2021/09/01
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £19855
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Brunel University London has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
We all understand that disease and poor health can stop people from living long and fulfilling lives. Through the skills learnt on this course, you could be one of the many professionals working towards improving the health of individuals and entire societies.On this course you'll develop the skills to change and influence health policy at a local, national and global level. As science and research progresses, you'll learn to use these developments to draw your own research conclusions and to address areas of health to really make a difference in society.You'll look at local issues such as the effects of the Heathrow expansion on public health and international topics like obesity or contagious viruses. You'll be at the forefront in developing or improving existing approaches in policy to solve these challenges.This course covers many aspects of health in its broadest sense including health promotion and public health; health care law and ethics; health and social policy and health service research.You'll learn the skills to support individuals, families and communities in their environment whether through public health campaigns, government initiatives or advice on a one-to-one basis. You'll graduate from this course equipped with the skills to become a key driver for societal change.This course is also available online, giving you a unique learning experience, allowing you to build connections with like-minded professionals worldwide. Find out more about the Public Health and Health Promotion MSc Online: brunel.ac.uk/msc-phhp-ol
- A 2:2 (or above) UK Honours degree, or equivalent internationally recognised qualification, in a subject such as Health Promotion, Public Health, Allied Health, Health related studies, Social Sciences, Medical Sciences, Biosciences, Sport Science, and Environmental Health.
IELTS (Academic): 6.5
PTE Academic: 58.0
TOEFL (iBT): 92.0
About this university
Brunel has a range of support services designed specifically for international students including 40 staff dedicated to them. They are available for matters as diverse as finance, immigration and admissions assistance as well as general queries. Each student has a personal tutor network and there is support available for those to whom English isnâ€™t their first language. There is an orientation program operated for three days that 95% of international students said was immensely helpful for their adjustment as well as regular events, trips and workshops. The Union of Brunel Students is based within the main campus in the Hamilton Centre. It operates the Academy nightclub, a bar called Locoâ€™s and a Subway food outlet. There are various clubs and societies available for students to get involved with ranging from interest based to cultural or religion as well as sports and arts. The Social Kitchen is the main campus refectory for meals and snacks while The Mezz is a modern bar serving food from lunch until evening. One of the student run media projects is the radio station called Radio Brunel, recently relaunched as an internet only station. Sports range across traditional and modern and make use of the various facilities within the university include two large sports halls, a climbing wall, exercise studio, squash courts and the More Energy Fitness Centre. Even indoor cricket and archery facilities are found on campus. Brunel was one of the first universities in the UK to enter the Formula Student Engineering competition. This is an annual program run around the world where student compete in formula-style events in cars designed and manufactured by the students. Undergraduate and postgraduate students work on different areas of the project and the university has won a prize every year since it started in 1999.