You will develop a conceptual and practical understanding of public health issues applied to the 1001 critical days. This is the time from conception to a child’s second birthday.
By exploring a range of public health issues, you will gain an understanding of how commonly encounter public health problems can be approached. You will have the opportunity to explore the social, political and policy context of maternity care and other health services in the UK.
Our lecturers are leading experts in public health related fields.
Who is it for?
This postgraduate course is for anyone interested in public health issues related to maternal and child health. Midwives, health visitors, policy makers and researchers are among those who would benefit from this course.
May: Wednesday 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 May 2023
Jun: Wednesday 7, 14, 21 and 28 June 2023
This course provides an excellent foundation for any professionals interested in pursuing a career within the public health arena related to maternal and child health.
This course is worth 15 credits toward eligible programmes.
This short course module is designed to be flexible in allowing you to study and reach your goals at your own pace. Our health CPD courses are credit-bearing modules that contribute to a University degree or award.
Transfer course credits towards postgraduate taught degree
As a health care professional, once you've completed this course you could offset 15 credits as part of a postgraduate programme, continuing your study with further modules to make up a Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert) 60 credits, Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) 120 credits or Master of Science (MSc) 180 credits qualification (all credits must be awarded within five years of study commencing).
This course is worth 15 credits
This course can be used a module, contributing to a University degree or award.
Find a list of degrees this module can contribute towards:
MSc Enhanced Midwifery Care - Master's degree