Health Wellbeing and Community [with Foundation Year] at ARU Writtle (formerly Writtle University College) - UCAS

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We are pleased to confirm that Writtle University College and ARU (Anglia Ruskin University) have joined together as of 29 February 2024. Writtle’s full range of Higher and Further Education courses will continue to be delivered on site at the new ARU Writtle campus, enhanced by resources available at nearby ARU Chelmsford If you are starting your course in September 2024, your degree will be awarded by ARU. Find out more about ARU, including our recent Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework, at New for September 2024, our BSc (Hons) Health, Wellbeing and Community course provides the opportunity to develop skills relevant to this exciting and rapidly expanding element of the health sector, through a degree-level programme. Certain long term health conditions, such as type II diabetes, high blood pressure and some mental health conditions can all be reversed, or better still, prevented in the first instance, by proactive approaches to community health creation. Imagine what this may ultimately mean for our pressurised healthcare system and the continued and improving health of our population. Would you like to be part of a team of professionals effecting prolonged change in the way in which we live, for the benefit of all? This exciting degree provides the opportunity for graduates to become part of the solution to an escalating issue, by equipping them with the tools to work within a community as part of a multi-disciplinary team addressing health concerns at their source. The BSc (Hons) Health, Wellbeing and Community has been developed in conjunction with both health sector and community representatives and is intended to be studied on a full-time basis over 3 years, or part-time or on a modular basis. The course offers a broad base of subject matter relating to health, wellbeing and community in a holistic and integrated way. It focuses on embedding learning through a wide range of community practice opportunities to ensure maximum employability on completion. During the programme, students will gain a greater understanding of our existing health services, alongside knowledge of coaching techniques aimed at enabling behaviour change resulting in improved health and wellbeing within the community. Understanding the prevalence of health inequalities and their impact, as well introducing person-centred approaches to care and supporting people, allows this innovative programme to equip graduates with the tools they need to become effective advocates for lifestyle change, including the development of social prescribing and health promotion initiatives. for wellbeing and is host to a wide range of community activities


The following titles are the modules students can study on the BSc (Hons) Health, Wellbeing and Community: Year 1 Academic and Personal Management Skills Biological Concepts (Introduction to Laboratory Skills) Maths for IT and Science Chemistry for Life Sciences Applied Industry Techniques Independent (Themed) Project Year 2 History, Strategy & Perspective of Health, Wellbeing & Community Health Inequalities & Impact on Health and Wellbeing Professionalism & Employability in the Sector Person Centred Approaches & Personalised Care Community & the Development of Place Social Prescribing & Developing Community Assets Health Promotion and Public Health Year 3 Health & Wellbeing Over the Life Course Individual Differences in Health Sport & Exercise (existing module) Behavioural Change for Health and Wellbeing Impact of Lifestyle Choices on Health, Wellbeing & Disease Community in Action The Positive Impact of Physical Activity Nutrition for Health Research Skills for Health and Wellbeing Understanding Multi Agency Working and Collaborative Practice Working With Different Sectors of the Population Work Placement Year 4 Capstone project/dissertation Health Coaching Research Developments in Health, Wellbeing & Community Practices for sustainability in community development Group Dynamics (adapted module) Developing a Workplace Wellbeing Service /Offer Modules are subject to change and availability.

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  • Year 1

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England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £14000 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

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Health Wellbeing and Community [with Foundation Year] at ARU Writtle (formerly Writtle University College) - UCAS