The University of Essex is one of the UK´s leading academic institutions, ranked ninth nationally for research excellence following the last Research Assessment Exercise (RAE).
The School of Health and Human Sciences offers an interdisciplinary environment reflecting current trends and cutting-edge developments in the fields of health and social care. In the last RAE, research within the School was submitted with the University's Department of Sociology, which was ranked first in the UK.
This course covers a specialist health area informed by the Lord Darzi's report into health care provision. Students can operationalise their own practice within the broader context of other disciplines and the healthcare system generally.