Health and Society

Health and Society explores health and well-being through a critical social science lens.

Subject overview

Health and Society focuses on the social and cultural context within which health issues are understood and treated.

By studying Health and Society you can develop an understanding of the dynamic interplay between culture, social forms and health, in and across various international contexts.

Where can Health and Society take you?

Graduates of the Health and Society major can progress into careers with organisations involved in health and well-being in the public, non-profit, or private sectors. 

It can lead to work in health policy research and evaluation, health outreach, and roles translating and communicating high level research for the general public.

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