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Health and Social Behaviour

20 credits at Level 7

Module leader: Professor Tim Doran


The module explores how people interpret and respond to health, illness and disability, within the context of their social relationships and across the life course. Alongside offering an understanding of the process and delivery of healthcare policy and practice, it will offer insights into the psychological and sociological aspects of health and illness and of health inequalities.

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You should normally be a graduate with a 2:1 degree or higher, or equivalent from an overseas university, and be able to demonstrate that you have the necessary knowledge of and interest in a relevant area of health sciences. Applicants are assessed on a case-by-case basis, and we follow the University’s Equal Opportunities policy.

Credits and Cost

Qualification awarded

If you successfully complete this course you will be awarded 20 credit points by the University of York, at Level 7. 


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