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University of Greenwich

Public Health (Extended)

UCAS Code: B912

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

D,D,E

We will consider combinations of Distinctions, Merits and Passes that total 64 UCAS Points

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE English Language/Literature Grade C/4 and Mathematics (Grade 4 / C )

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MPP

UCAS Tariff

64

About this course


Course option

4.0years

Full-time | 2021

Subject

Healthcare science

**Study public health on this extended degree for on-the-job experience and work placements with potential employers thanks to our strong links with health and social care providers.**

This public health degree starts with a foundation year to prepare you for degree-level study. You then study the same modules as our three-year course.

The course provides the vital knowledge and experience that can be applied to any areas of public health practice, from community empowerment to statistical analysis and epidemiology to policy development. Our strong emphasis on employment-orientated knowledge and skills development means that graduates are ready to start work as public health practitioners.

With the guidance of our research-active tutors, you will explore strategies to improve the UK's health, from social change and targeting inequalities to designing and implementing national campaigns. A structured work experience assignment in your final year will give you the opportunity to use the knowledge and skills you have developed in the workplace and make valuable professional contacts.

**What you should know about this course:**
* For subjects allied to medicine, we are ranked top three in London for student satisfaction with learning resources (2019 National Student Survey).

* The four year course is identical to the three year course, but with the bonus of a foundation year at the start. This course has lower entry criteria than the three year course.

* If you have the ability but not the qualifications, this is your route to a degree in public health.

* The course is taught at the university's iconic Greenwich Campus.

Modules

All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.

Assessment methods

This degree will be assessed using the following:
Interactive group work
Focused essays, dissertations and projects
Specialised work based learning, for example, writing proposals, business cases and executive summaries
Work based outcomes, for example, design of posters and flyers
Presentations and peer assessments
Technology?enhanced learning
Reflexive journals and essays, diaries and portfolios
Examinations

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£14,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

University of Greenwich (Greenwich Campus)

Department:

School of Human Sciences

TEF rating:
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What students say


How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Medical sciences

Sorry, no information to show

This is usually because there were too few respondents in the data we receive to be able to provide results about the subject at this university.


Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

90%
UK students
10%
International students
31%
Male students
69%
Female students
77%
2:1 or above
16%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
C
B

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Subjects allied to medicine

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£22,500
high
Average annual salary
99%
med
Employed or in further education
94%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

64%
Nursing and midwifery professionals
12%
Health associate professionals
9%
Health professionals

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