What will I learn?

Public health is considered the science and art of promoting and protecting health and wellbeing, preventing ill-health and prolonging life through the organised efforts of society. This Public Health and Community Studies BA (Hons) aims to teach the skills and knowledge relevant for progression into statutory, voluntary or private sectors. Opportunities can be found in areas that address the wider determinants of health, such as education, housing and transport by developing public approaches to promote health. The Public Health and Community Studies BA (Hons) Degree has been designed to equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills required to excel in a multidisciplinary community environment and to effectively support a variety of agencies, communities and individuals in promoting health and wellbeing.With increased attention from government on the improvement of population health, this is an excellent time to study the underlying factors that contribute to ill health and how you as a practitioner can work to promote health and wellbeing as well as tackling the social inequalities within the localities you serve. Throughout the course, you will address health inequalities, including tackling the damaging effects of smoking, alcohol, drugs and poor nutrition as well as analysing government initiatives.**Key Course Benefits;*** Upon completion of this course, you will receive a qualification awarded by Coventry University, which was ranked 13th best university in the UK in the Guardian University Guide 2019. Coventry University were also awarded a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) in 2017.* You will receive support with applying for short and long-term placements, to gain the experience employers desire, with our in-house Careers & Employability department. * You will have the opportunity for multi-campus learning in Coventry, London and Scarborough. * In order to make higher education accessible to as many people as possible, we keep our tuition fees competitively priced.* Small tutorial group sessions ensure that you receive the mentoring help and support you need.* We deliver one module at a time during each block. * This programme offers professional accreditations meaning you leave with multiple valuable professional qualifications in addition to the academic qualification. Holding professional qualifications can help you stand out from the crowd of recent graduates to prospective employers.

Which department am I in?

CU Group

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
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Start date

17 January 2022

Venue

CU Scarborough

Ashburn Road,

Scarborough,

North Yorkshire,

YO11 2JW, England

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
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Start date

12 September 2022

Venue

CU London

Dagenham Civic Centre,

Rainham Road North,

London,

RM10 7BN, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

to include Chemistry or Biology. Excludes General Studies.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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