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Public Health (Health Promotion and Environmental Health) Zambia

Postgraduate degree

Grow your knowledge to improve genral healthcare, with the course developed specifically around your country

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The course content is specifically geared towards your country's situation and provides you with the skills and knowledge to seek employment in public health related roles after training.
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Requirements:Applicants should either have a professional qualification in the cognate subjects of Health, Social Sciences, Nursing, Teaching, Environmental Health, Health Visiting, Community Work or International Development, a second class honours degree in a non-cognate subject supported by evidence of an aptitude for the subject applied for, or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. All applicants are required to have IELTS 6.5 with no skill below 5.5. All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional; a template can be accessed at this link.
IELTS:IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.5, or an equivalent qualification. The University provides excellent support for any applicant who may be required to undertake additional English language courses.
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  • Angela Coup


Angela Coup
Senior Specialist Dietitian, St James's University Hospital in

MSc Nutrition in Practice, 2008

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My job role is working with patients who have cancer, circulating their nutritional requirements. Leeds Metropolitan really prepared me with all the knowledge I needed to help improve people's quality of life.

We're committed to helping you realise your career ambitions, which is why we place employability at the centre of your learning.  Our fantastic links with industry enable us to design courses knowing exactly what employers are looking for, so you'll be well prepared for the world of work.

  • Health Promotion Specialist
  • Community Development Worker
  • Charity Worker
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Identified and developed academic, personal and interpersonal skills appropriate at both personal and professional levels. Demonstrated an understanding of the professional skills of health promotion practice and shown how they will develop these skills.

Be able to think critically about their own concept of health, be able to articulate and defend their concept of health and appreciate others' concepts of health. Understand the past and current policy background for health promotion and public health nationally and globally.

Identify and assess, with reference to theoretical models, the factors which influence health behaviours. Analyse social structures and processes relating to health and health promotion.

To introduce students to advanced level concepts in Management, Leadership and Resource management in order for them to understand and apply these concepts from a strategic perspective in a changing environment To develop the capacity to apply and integrate a range of skills and knowledge which are necessary for the effective management of health services in changing environments.

The purpose of this module is to define and discourse health, ill health and environment in a broader context. To explore and analyse the effect of natural and technological environmental factors on the health of individuals and populations including perspectives on globalisation and development. To develop the student's conceptual and practical environmental health management approaches and the use epidemiological and demographic data when determining needs for environmental health interventions. To examine and develop understanding of aspects of Environmental Health in the area of current microbiological topics including provision of safe water, waste management, food safety, adequate nutrition, good living conditions and disease control.

This module aims to facilitate learning and application of theoretical and methodological aspects of public health or health promotion practice. It will allow students to develop skills of systematic planning which they can use in their work.

This module will help students develop the necessary knowledge and skills to be able to undertake small scale research studies.

To analyse a research problem, formulate appropriate research hypotheses, develop and implement a planned empirical study in health promotion issue.

  • Professor Ieuan Ellis
    Public Health (Health Promotion and Environmental Health) ZambiaProfessor Ieuan Ellis
    Dean, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences

    We have a long history of providing education across a wide range of professional and academic disciplines in health, applied global ethics, social sciences and related subject areas... The Faculty has a number of areas of research excellence.

  • Ieuan is responsible for the strategic leadership of the Faculty of Health and Social sciences. He is also a member of Academic Board, and an elected staff representative on the Board of Governors. He is also Chair of the UK Council of Deans of Health and Co-chair of the National Allied Health Professions Advisory Board. After practicing as a chartered physiotherapist in the NHS and private sector, Ieuan entered higher education working initially at Northumbria University prior to joining Leeds Metropolitan. Ieuan has held a number of leadership and management roles across health and social care education and was awarded a personal chair as Professor in Healthcare Education.
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Chinama College, Lusaka, Zambia

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