Planit


Applied Social Development (PgCert)

Queen Margaret University

Content

This award is for people who are seeking to work in social development, and wish to examine community-based strategies for enhancing health and wellbeing of a population. This includes local health planners, community health staff, health promoters and community workers addressing health improvement.

The award focuses on analysing the relationship between gender, health and development; identifying the many opportunities and constraints related to the social development of a community; appraisal of the impact of such opportunities and constraints on a planned health project or programme; and the effective planning and implementation of health and social interventions.

Entry Requirements

Honours degree or diploma, preferably in a health, social science or development related subject.

Those without an Honours degree may be considered if they have other relevant qualifications and/or appropriate work experience.

Start Date

September, January

Qualification

Postgraduate Certificate

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Faculty

School of Arts, Social Sciences and Management

Department

Psychology and Sociology

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.qmu.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Arts and Social Sciences General

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