Online course details

UK/EU fee

£1,010 (2020/21)

International fee

£1,010 (2020/21)

Course level

Level 7

Course credits

20 credits

Start date

24 May 2021

Course length

10 weeks

Mode of study

Tutored online learning

Location

Online

Online course description

This course aims to provide you with an overview of the relationship between human behaviour and patterns of health, morbidity and mortality. In particular, this course will adopt a bio-psychosocial perspective and will examine a range of behavioural factors which influence health-related outcomes. This course will also explore and critically evaluate the role of health promotion in maintaining health and prevention of disease or ill health.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

Course content

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Discovering Online Learning Webinar, June

Tuesday, 16 June 2020 14.00 - 15.00

During this hour-long webinar, we'll take you through the basic principles of how online learning works and what you can expect as an online learner. The webinar includes a 20 minute presentation and an opportunity to take part in a Q&A.

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Fees and funding

2020/21 Fees for new entrants

Starting between September 2020 and August 2021.

UK/EU fee: £1,010

International fee: £1,010

About your fees

Prices are correct for the year of entry shown. These are subject to annual increase in subsequent academic years.

Course requirements

Applicants should normally have a minimum of a lower second class (2.2) honours degree or equivalent professional qualification in a relevant discipline. However, if you have key practical experience and work-based training, you may also apply.

International students require equivalent qualifications and may be asked to supply references to support your application.

English language qualifications

If English is not your first language or you have not completed your undergraduate degree at a UK University, you will need an English language qualification. For this course you will need at least one of the following:

*If you have a minimum of IELTS level 4.5, you can study our Certificate of Credit in English for Academic Purposes, which we will accept as evidence that you are able to perform at a suitable level of IELTS 6.0. We will also accept the Certificate of Credit as evidence that you can perform at GCSE level.

Documents to support your application

You'll need to provide:

*Documents not in English or Welsh must be accompanied by a certified translation by a professional translator/translation company. Each translation must contain:

A list of approved translators can be found on the UK Government website.

How to apply

Students should apply directly to the University.

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Who will teach you

Victoria Filingeri with laptop

Dr Victoria Filingeri
Programme leader

Academic Lead in Ergonomics, Dr Victoria Filingeri, completed her BSc Psychology with Ergonomics, MSc Health Psychology, PhD and postdoctoral research at Loughborough University, looking into crowd behaviour, rail safety (funded by the Rail Safety and Standards Board), teenagers trespassing (funded by Network Rail), and the ageing population.

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