Health Studies BA (Hons)

University of the Highlands and Islands
In Fort William (Scotland)

Price on request

Important information

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Fort william (Scotland)

This BA (Hons) Health Studies course focuses on topical health issues including sociology, psychology, public health, rural health issues and health care ethics.

Important information

Where and when

Starts Location
15 September 2016
Fort William
Carmichael Way, PH33 6FF, Highlands and Islands, Scotland
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What you'll learn on the course

Public Health

Course programme

Year 1 - CertHE View our interactive introduction to the course Core modules in year one: Nature of health Introduction to psychology Introduction to social policy Sociology of the family Optional modules: Personal effectiveness and study skills Anatomy and physiology Psychology of individual differences Introduction to sustainable development (a core module for the Rural Health degree) Year 3 - BA Core modules: Literature review Promotion of diversity and equality Healthy people, healthy places: Challenges for public health Optional modules: Ethical issues Remote and rural health (A core module for the Rural Health degree) Legislation and childhood Promoting and enhancing parenting Introduction to effective management and leadership Alcohol and drug studies Issues of risk Practical Research Skills and Analysis Developmental phsychology: learning in the classroom Year 2 - DipHE Core modules: Working in partnership Empowering communities Principles and foundations of health promotion Foundations of Research Optional modules: Care and control Recognising and challenging discrimination and disadvantage Qualitative research methods Health psychology Diabetes The individual, society and the health continuum Specialist provision Urban rural divide (A core for the Rural Health degree) Contemporary issues Adolescence: Development and individual differences Comparative politics Year 4 - BA (Hons) Core modules: Dissertation Comparative health studies Optional modules: Professional issues 1 Developmental disorders Child and adolescent mental health Managing health Disability and society Professional issues 2 Abnormal psychology Social inclusion and exclusion