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SWANSEA UNIVERSITY

Sketty , Wales ,United Kingdom

Child Public Health, PGDip

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  ake 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.

Campus Information

Singleton Park Campus

Travelling west on the M4 leave the motorway at junction 42 and follow signs for Swansea on the A483 (Fabian Way). On crossing the River Tawe the A483 becomes the A4067. Continue west along this road, passing Sainsbury’s Superstore on the left-hand side of the road. After approximately 1.5 miles there is a footbridge over the road. The University’s main entrance lies just before the footbridge and is controlled by traffic lights. As you approach the lights, keep to the right-hand lane and prepare to turn right into the University. There is a Visitors’ Car Park immediately right of the main entrance. There are large Park-and-Ride sites at Port Tennant and on the A483 east of Swansea, at Landore, on the A4067 north of the city. All sites are open from 7.00 am until 7.00 pm, Monday to Saturday.

Intakes

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Application Processing Time in Days: 20

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Advice and guidance on postgraduate study and funding
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

We also provide help and advice for Swansea University Alumni up to two years after you graduate.

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

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).

International applicants

  • English language requirements: you will need to have a minimum of IELTS 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in all domains, or a University approved equivalent, prior to starting the programme.

  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Post Graduate Diploma or Certificate
  • Duration: 01 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 11250 GBP
    Annual Cost of Living: 9207 GBP
    Application Fee: N/A
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