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Social Determinants of Health

Learn about concepts of health and illness, including:

  • An introduction to the social determinants of health
  • Poverty and Health
  • Explanations for the Social Patterning of Health
  • Tackling Health Inequalities
  • Gender and Health
  • Ethnicity and Health
  • Disability and Health
  • ‘New’ Public Health


Induction module

Before completing the course, you will undertake our Induction and Professional Development module, introducing you to all the underpinning regulations, guidance and support available to you during your postgraduate study.

Key Facts

Melissa Parkes


Saran Shantikumar

Bronwyn Harris

Duration: 5 days

4,000 word essay

CATS: 20

Code: MH903

Next course start date:

Cohort A: 09/01/2023

Application Deadline: 01/12/2022

Teaching scheduled is provisional and may change. It is therefore advised that you check individual module pages in advance of teaching.

How to Apply

Module running dates for the 2022/23 academic year will be available June 2022.

Funding Opportunities

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