Institute of Health and Society
School of Psychology
Newcastle Upon Tyne, England
MSc, Postgraduate Certificate; ;Postgraduate Diploma
The MSc comprises taught modules (120 credits) and a supervised project and dissertation (60 credits). Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate students complete the taught modules only (120 and 60 credits respectively).
Topics include: fundamentals of research; medical statistics; health and health care policy; health care quality; health economics; health and society; applied epidemiology; advanced research methods; public health protection; health promotion; partnerships working for health; health development - a global perspective. Teaching is generally concentrated within one or two days per week depending on the chosen programme.