Behavioural and Social Sciences in Health

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The Discipline of Behavioural and Social Sciences in Health teaches and researches in health and healthcare from a social science perspective. This involves studying human behaviour, particularly within the context of health services and the social environment. Behavioural and Social Science includes the areas of Psychology, Sociology, Research Methods, and Statistics. Academic staff have expertise in sociology, psychology, education, demography, epidemiology and research methods.
They contribute to teaching in most of the undergraduate and postgraduate programs, including research degrees, offered to local and international students by the Faculty of Health Sciences.