This course is suitable for those working in health and social care, public health, health improvement, health promotion, local authorities, government, education, sports and leisure, private sector, occupational health, oral and dental health, non-governmental and voluntary organisations in the UK and internationally.
Applicants normally hold an undergraduate degree/ honours degree or its equivalent in relevant subject, such as health or sports and exercise science
One year relevant work experience is desirable but not essential
Applicants who do not meet the standard entry qualifications but have relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis. We may invite an applicant to interview which can take place either face to face, via telephone or Skype.
Students on the existing programme come from a wide range of disciplines including public health, physiotherapy, dietetics, third sector, nursing and midwifery, oncology and occupational health.
Opportunities have increased significantly with the global changes in health and the challenges that lifestyle related diseases are presenting. Employment opportunities include:
local authorities and commissioning boards
work based health programmes
sports and leisure centres
Other related areas and opportunities include community development, non-government agencies, charitable and voluntary organisations.
OSHC: 624GBP/ per year