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Swansea University

Health and Wellbeing

Singleton Park Campus
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Rank: 39 (UKEAS)

Location: Singleton Park Campus

Website: https://www.swansea.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters by research

Start Date: 2021/04/01

Duration: -

Intl fees: £17700


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Description

The UK’s health and social care systems continue to provide high-quality care, however, it is crucial that we explore new technologies and ways of working to ensure the standards of care that we've come to expect are maintained. The work we do in support of this ethos is underpinned by a culture of connectedness from the students we educate, to the research we carry out and through to our impact on the wider world. Integral throughout all of this is the involvement of patients and care providers in our work, ensuring it remains relevant to the challenges facing our society. Studying for an MSc by Research in Health and Wellbeing gives you the opportunity to pursue in-depth your own personal or professional research interests in this wide-ranging field, which encompasses such diverse policy areas as health, education, housing, disability, crime, poverty, and the family. This MSc offers an outstanding opportunity to make an original contribution to the development and application of outcome research into real-life issues in healthcare delivery and policy. Offering flexibility through a wholly research-based mode of study, our MSc by Research in Health and Wellbeing course is perfect for those looking to balance work, life and study commitments You will develop skills in core research methods and analysis to design and deliver your own research project, supported by a tailor-made programme of supervision and training. This can include developing knowledge and skills in aspects of the use of epidemiology, quantitative and qualitative research and routine data analysis.

Requirements

Entry requirements

A first or a 2:1 (or equivalent) in an undergraduate degree from a UK or other approved university. If English is not your first language you will need an acceptable pass in an approved English Language qualification to make sure you get the full benefit from studying at Swansea. We consider a wide range of qualifications, including the Swansea University English Test, the British Council IELTS test (with a score of at least 6.5 in each component).

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.0 (with no component less than 5.5)


Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for Swansea University.

About this university

International students

For international students, there is a wealth of information on the university's website to help them before they arrive in Wales. Once there the help is more hands on and includes information on visas and immigration as well as English language skills. The English language training services is an accredited program to assist those to whom the language isn't their first. There is also help with developing a career after university and finding co-curricular activities. For non-academic matters, there is the ISAS, the International Student Advice Service who are available for matters such as health and wellbeing, bringing families while studying and financial advice. They are based in the Keir Hardie Building within the university. There are plenty of services available to help students make the most of their time at the university. These range from student counselling and health centre to academic success programmes. The campus is one of the few in the UK to have a mosque on site as well as chaplain services. Student run media includes a radio station. The university's International Sports Village is just five minutes' walk from Singleton Park campus and has a host of facilities for the many sports clubs and teams. These include floodlit playing fields, eight-lane track, training centre, lacrosse and cricket pitches, tennis and squash courts and a climbing wall. Next door is the Wales National Pool, a 50-metre pool complying to FINA standards and was used for training for the London 2012 Olympics.

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