Health Sciences

In the broadest sense, the Health Sciences is an expansive term that includes all academic disciplines that contribute to Healthcare. Although Biomedicine and other natural sciences are the keystone of Health Sciences, Social Sciences – including Psychology, Sociology, and Anthropology – also provide valuable insight. The behaviour and choices of human beings have major implications for health; from sleep, to addiction, to cancer survival rates, and extensive research is undertaken in the Social Sciences to better understand these implications. Masters degrees in Health Science specifically – normally an MSc - tend to reflect this, by offering a multidisciplinary perspective on health issues, with the aim of introducing students to evidence-based strategies for improving health outcomes. Possible avenues for a future career include both academic research, and research within the private sector.

Health Sciences

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