Swansea University
Child Public Health MSc
Swansea University

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Course Description

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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 take 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.

A variety of assessment methods will be used including written essays, portfolios and poster design. The assessments (both summative and formative) include comprehensive feedback to assist the students’ continual development.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • All Degrees

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Normal entry requirement of the scheme is a UK 2.2 (or above) degree in a related discipline (for example nursing, midwifery, childhood studies, education, psychology, sociology, mental health). Applicants without an undergraduate degree should have significant relevant work experience (the admissions tutor will assess the appropriateness of this experience in relation to the programme). Applicants may also be asked to attend an interview. Applicants will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check (previously known as a Criminal Records Bureau, or CRB, Check). International students will also need this, or an approved University equivalent International applicants - English language requirements: Students are required 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.


Tuition Fees Child Public Health MSc

EU £6150 year 1
International £6150 year 1
Wales £3050 year 1
Scotland £3050 year 1
England UK £3050 year 1
Northern Ireland £3050 year 1

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

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About Swansea University

Swansea University was established in 1920 and is located in the large city of Swansea, in Wales. There are two campuses, the flagship campus is located between Singleton Park, with its green parkland and botanical gardens, and Swansea Bay beach. The more recent Bay Campus on the other hand is located on an extensive beachfront property on the eastern side of town, past the marina. Apart from a vibrant academic life, students can attend the numerous yearly festivals that take place in Swansea, guaranteeing plenty of opportunities for getting out and about in your free time.

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Where is this programme taught

Singleton Park Campus
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