Public Health at University of Bedfordshire - UCAS

Course summary

This course provides a broad base of scientific knowledge and skills that can be applied across a range of health-related careers in the UK and internationally. You explore the differing health needs of populations; the influences on health; and how to prevent ill health and promote health and wellbeing. Using a blended learning approach, we prepare you to work in the field of public health, with theory applied to real-life situations through volunteering and placement opportunities. Course Accreditation/Industry Endorsement

  • Graduates of this course achieve fellowship recognition with the UK Royal Society for Public Health, opening the way to a career in the field across public and private sectors.
Facilities and Specialist Equipment
  • Fully immersive simulation suites with settings that prepare students for real-life scenarios in a safe and supportive environment.
  • Relevant data-analysis software that develops your research skills and prepares you for careers in epidemiology and public health intelligence and statistics.
Partnerships and Collaborations
  • We have strong links with Luton Borough Council Public Health department, Keech Hospice Care, other local charities, and the University of Bedfordshire’s Institute for Health Research. These collaborations support our students’ learning and prepare them for future careers in public health.
Your Student Experience
  • Learn from a dedicated team made up of practitioners, experts and researchers in the field of public health, whose expertise, experience and world-leading research feeds back into your learning.
  • The course is mapped against the UK Public Health Skills and Knowledge Framework; UK Public Health Registry; ASPHER core competencies for public health professionals; and Global Health Education competencies.
  • Undertake internships in areas such as health inequalities; homelessness; addiction and substance abuse; public health policies and planning; and public health epidemiology and data analysis.
  • The course’s flexible approach is designed to develop your capacity to respond quickly and confidently to emerging health challenges such as a pandemic, humanitarian needs or disruptions caused by climate change.
  • Benefit from the course’s strong focus on public health’s responsibility to protect and improve the health of all people, and to reduce health and social care inequalities.
  • Take the opportunity to learn from visiting guest speakers, researchers and experts in different public health areas.
  • Our courses attract students from around the world, bringing a wide range of talents and experience to your learning as well as contributing to a lively, engaging learning environment.

Assessment method

Course work; group and individual project work, reports, oral presentations and podcasts.

How to apply

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Luton Campus
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE maths and English grade 4 or equivalent.

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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

Additional fee information

For information on the 2024 fees please refer to our website,
Public Health at University of Bedfordshire - UCAS