UCADEMICS

University Of Wolverhampton
Campus: University of Wolverhampton , Wolverhampton
Public Health
3.0 Years • 100% Funding Available
  • 8.2
    Student Satisfaction
  • 86%
    Employability
  • £17,500
    Average Graduate Salary / Year

What keeps people healthy? Public health is about creating a healthy, happy society – helping to prevent health problems, rather than working with people who are ill.

We can look out of our window to see issues that public health can improve. On this course, you’ll learn how you can make a difference to society for many people, working towards preventing people getting ill and even saving lives.

The discipline has always had a major role in preventing health problems and protecting the health of the nation, and is more relevant now than ever. Emphasis is placed on tackling the underlying causes of ill health, promoting health and wellbeing, and addressing health inequalites.

Wolverhampton has some of the worst health statistics in the country. We work a lot with Directors of Public Health, so you will benefit from a strong practical emphasis on real life situations.

Many agencies now have public health responsibilities, which is opening up new opportunities for innovative approaches. It also brings the need for a well-prepared public health workforce, able to work flexibly across many disciplines and demonstrate a wide range of abilities. The course is specifically designed to fulfil this need.

Exercise and physical activity are one of the key pillars of Public Health England’s strategy – if you're particularly interested in promoting exercise for health, the BSc (Hons) Exercise & Health degree might be of interest.

Modules

  • Health Communication 
  • 4HW034 The Sociology of Public Health 
  • 4HW077 Foundation and Principles of Public Health 
  • 4HW079 Health Psychology 
  • 4HW032 Understanding Public Health Information 
  • 4HL002 Preparation for Volunteering and Employment within Health and Social Care
  • 5HL007 Exploring Mental Health Issuesin Contemporary Society 
  • 5HW004 Developing Healthy Communities 
  • 5HL008 Introduction to Research Methodsfor Health 
  • 5HW011 Violent Societies, Violent Lives: Identifying the Public Health Response 
  • 5HW027 Developing Communication Skillsfor Effective Person-centred Practice 
  • 5HW003 Understanding Approachesto Public Health 
  • 6HW109 Environmental Management and Sustainable Health 
  • HL004 Promoting Health: Assessing and Addressing Health Needs
  • 6HW001 Epidemiology
  • World Health: Examining Global Issues and Actions
  • 6HW034 Leadership for Healthcare Practitioners 
  • 6HL007 Research for Health Project

What do I need to get in?

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Entry Requirements for: United Kingdom

200

Overall of 200 in United Kingdom Scale .

This course will prepare you to move into the field of public health employment. Several agencies offer opportunities, within the public, private or voluntary sector. A variety of occupational roles are possible, such as:

Public health practitioner
Health improvement lead
Wellbeing advisor
Health promoter / Health advisor
Health inequalities worker
Lifestyle trainer
Health protection practitioner
Public health intelligence analyst
Childhood obesity programme co-ordinator
Mental health promotion specialist
Sexual health advisor
Smoking cessation counsellor
Community development officer
Research assistant
Community safety analyst
Health lecturer

Do I Have To Pay?

Not if you are a National of one of the following countries:

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom

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Your funding value: £19.000

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Congratulations, you are eligible for 100% tuition fee funding from the British Government. For more information visit our Student Finance page.


After submitting your application to the University, and being accepted, Ucademics will guide you through all the steps needed for you to apply to the student finance program.

UK and European Union students are eligible for a Tuition Fee Loan given by a British Government Organization called Student Finance England, which is paid directly to your university, independent of your grades or your family’s income.

EU/UK students
International students
£ 9,250
£ 12,000

Tuition Fees are paid per year. The value above represents the tuition fee for the 2018/2019 academic year.
The tuition fees might be subject to minor increases each year due to inflation.


15 January 2019

Applications for the majority of undergraduate courses should arrive at UCAS by 18:00 (UK time) on this day (check course details in our search tool for the correct deadline). The reference needs to be completed before the application can be sent to us.

30 June 2019

If an application is sent to us by 18:00 (UK time) on this day, we’ll send it to the chosen universities or colleges. Applications received after this date will automatically be entered into Clearing.

31 August 2019

The deadline for any remaining conditions to be met – otherwise the university or college might not accept the applicant. Adjustment ends on this date.

20 September 2019

The final deadline for applications to 2019 courses. Applications must arrive at UCAS by 18:00 (UK time).

22 October 2019

The deadline for adding Clearing choices, and for universities or colleges to accept applicants in Clearing.


University Of Wolverhampton
University of Wolverhampton
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Wolverhampton
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