Studying Health Studies (Joint Honours) at the University of Northampton will provide you with the opportunity to explore the full range of this dynamic discipline. Our course is stimulating, well-structured and research-informed, covering the breadth of contemporary Health Studies.
Our academic staff are excellent teachers that have a great deal of enthusiasm and experience for their specialist area of healthcare. You will work in a friendly environment with individual support for your learning and skills development. Our study skills training and module choices ensure that you will be well-prepared for employment upon completion of the course.
Our Health Studies course explores a range of contextualised health related issues, as well as developing your study and research skills. We provide an up-to-date and relevant Health Studies course in terms of both subject knowledge and skills.
Health Studies graduates are highly valued in the job market and as a result we have consistently high rates of graduate employment. Recent graduates have been very successful in securing challenging and enjoyable employment particularly in further academic research, teaching, industrial and medicine related disciplines.
In your first year of this Joint Honours course you will study an even split of modules in Health Studies and your second chosen subject. First year modules in Health Studies provide you with a broad-based introduction that provides a platform from which your knowledge, understanding and skills are developed. In years two and three you can select modules to allow a degree of specialism.
The modules are taught in structured programmes that are delivered in seminars and are supported by our online learning environment, NILE. You can expect two hours of contact time each week for each 20 credit module. Classes are delivered in a variety of means – seminars and online; our aim is to provide opportunities for you to become actively involved in your learning. Personal and skills tutorials are additional to the time spent in the class.
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