Public Health at University of Bedfordshire - UCAS

Course summary

Following the pandemic there is a growing demand for public health professionals able to use their specialist knowledge and skills to improve the population’s health and protect against global threats. On this course you learn how to prevent ill health and promote wellbeing locally and globally opening up a range of rewarding career paths. The course offers the opportunity to 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 for working in the field of public health with theory applied to real-life situations. Subject areas covered may include public health protection and control of infectious diseases; leadership and management in public health including crisis leadership; health promotion and prevention including the prevention and management of infectious diseases; and supporting behaviour change. There is a strong focus on public health’s responsibility to protect and improve the health of all people and reduce health and social care inequalities. Graduates of this course achieve fellowship recognition with the UK Royal Society for Public Health. Why choose this course?

  • Study a course where learning 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
  • Benefit from the course’s adaptable flexible approach designed to develop your capacity to respond quickly and confidently to emerging public health challenges including the ongoing impact of COVID-19 and disruptions caused by climate change
  • Hone your research and leadership skills addressing a range of past and future issues as well as challenges in global public health science
  • Learn from a dedicated academic team whose experience and world-leading research feeds back into your learning. Areas of research include health research evaluation; hospital and health systems management; and public health
  • You are part of the Bedfordshire Health and Social Care Academy connecting you to leaders and employers responsible for developing the health social work and social care workforce of tomorrow
  • Potential employers include health service organisations; government and local authorities; industry; and charitable and international organisations focusing more on the promotion and protection of the public’s health and wellbeing

Assessment method

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

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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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.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

For information on the 2023 fees please refer to our website,
Public Health at University of Bedfordshire - UCAS