Thursday, 29 August 2013

Enhance your health career, online

So you’re a busy health professional looking to develop your career within the field, aiming to shape the health sector or just wanting to make a difference within the local community. UH Online have launched two health courses that maybe of interest to you:
  • MPH Master of Public Health (online)

  • MSc Mental Health Recovery and Social Inclusion (online)

MPH Master of Public Health (online)

NursePublic Health as a means of preventing ill health and promoting well-being is increasingly taking a key role in society. Such a topical area in health currently, you can ensure your skills are up to date with an online MPH Master of Public Health degree.

We've developed this course with lots of optional modules which gives you an excellent opportunity to specialise in both the local and global context:
  • Commissioning and leadership

  • Management of the double burden of communicable and non-communicable conditions

  • Primary care

  • Child health

  • Health system approaches to improving public health outcomes and addressing health inequalities.
We’ve tailored this online course towards the needs of diverse health professionals including doctors, pharmacists, nurses, and allied health, social care and environmental health professionals, plus the wider public health workforce in the non-governmental sector. It also supports managerial, policy and practitioner career pathways.

To find out more about the course including the University staff teaching on the course, the modules, fees and start dates visit the UH Online website

MSc Mental Health Recovery and Social Inclusion (online)*

This is an innovative e-learning programme developed through partnerships between experts, experienced practitioners and academics in the areas of mental health, social inclusion, leadership and recovery. The partners are:
  • University of Hertfordshire (UK)

  • New University Lisbon (Portugal)

  • The University of Torino (Italy)

  • The Maria Grzegorzewsaka Academy of Special Education (Poland)

  • Azienda Sanitaria Locale ASL AT, Asti (Italy)

  • Experts by experience

  • National Advisory Groups

  • Professor Larry Davidson, Yale University, USA.
Launching November 2013, it's a great opportunity to gain a postgraduate certificate in Mental Health Recovery and Social Inclusion. You will then have the opportunity to continue your studies and gain the full Master's award.

We’ve developed this course to cater for mental health professionals from all disciplines, as well as service users, carers, service managers, policy makers and those who aspire to be leaders in their areas of expertise and in their country.

Studying 100% online means you can study when and wherever you want anywhere around the globe. There are no attendance requirements, although you will be offered at least two individual online tutorials and two group tutorials, as well as regular contact with tutors.

Great news for EU students!

The EU Erasmus Life Long Learning Programme funds this Master’s degree. This means the first two modules are free for EU students for 2013 intake (subject to availability and eligibility). Non-EU students can still apply for this course but will need to pay fees.

To find out more about the course including the modules, fees and application deadlines visit the UH Online website.
*This course is subject to validation.

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