Planit


Health and Social Sector Leadership (Dumfries Campus)

University of Glasgow

Venues

Dumfries Campus

Content

Year 1
You will take two core courses: Contemporary health issues and Society and social policy; introducing you to the foundations of the study of health and social issues, associated policies and related research. These courses are complemented by a series of recommended and elective courses, such as Health, wellbeing and sustainability.

Year 2
You will focus on more advanced and applied considerations of how policy and practice is developed and enacted, gaining insights from a range of policy makers and practitioners. You will take four core courses: Health and social policy and practice; Human nature and wellbeing; Research methods for social science; Global challenges at the end of life.

Year 3
You will start to specialise further, studying three core advanced courses: Health and social policy in a contemporary context; Public sector systems management; Health and technology.

You will also choose either an eight-week applied work placement or an extended research-based dissertation.

Year 4
After successful completion of years 1, 2 and 3, you can progress to an Honours year and become involved in the Enquiry Project in two core advanced courses. This is a full year practice-based research project that involves the planning and execution of a significant piece of applied field research.

Entry Requirements

2022 entry requirements:
4 Highers at BBBB (by end S6)

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

MA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

LL34

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

College of Social Sciences

Department

School of Interdisciplinary Studies

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.gla.ac.uk