Middlesex University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Public Health

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Course summary

Overview Public health focuses on supporting people to live healthy lives, improving and protecting health in public and private sectors, and reducing health inequalities through coordinated action between multiple actors. Why study BSc Public Health at Middlesex University? This course will provide you with the skills to tackle effectively major health problems at global, national, and community level. You will gain the advanced skills to work within key health related organisations and have the knowledge and ability to creatively analyse information to develop population level interventions. This course is ideal for those with an interest in health, science, who want to make an impact in public health, and who wish to work, or are working in the public (hospitals, research institutes, PH teams within local authorities, international organisations) or private sector (NGOs, insurance companies). Course highlights Unique opportunity to develop core skills needed to identify the health priorities of the population, the existing gaps and the necessary solution to improve the health of the population Exciting opportunity to work placements in relevant organisations or research project Provide a multi-disciplinary understanding of public health practice required to support role of the professional at interface of multiple disciplines Up-to-date computational and analytical skills to be used in a variety of jobs Communication, team-work skills

Course details


Year 1: Public Health Science and Skills (30 credits) - Compulsory Physiology and Anatomy (15 credits) - Compulsory Public Health, Health Promotion and Health Protection (30 credits) - Compulsory Principles of Health Stressors (30 credits) - Compulsory Introduction to Health Economics (15 credits) - Compulsory Year 2: Research Methods (30 credits) - Compulsory Surveillance and Assessment Methods (15 credits) - Compulsory Leadership in Public Health (15 credits) - Compulsory Health Policies and Interventions (30 credits) - Compulsory Health and Society (15 credits) - Compulsory Housing in Public Health (15 credits) - Compulsory Year 3: Epidemiology (30 credits) - Compulsory Communication, Society, Ethics and Law in Public Health (15 credits) - Compulsory Introduction in Global Health (15 credits) - Compulsory Placement (30 credits) - Compulsory Dissertation (30 credits) - Compulsory

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We have a personalised admissions approach in which we make fair, but aspirational offers to our applicants. We feel it’s important that you continue to aim high and achieve great results. If you don’t quite make the grades you hoped to, we’ll look at more than your qualifications when making our final decision. We’ll take into consideration any barriers you may have faced in your learning, especially with potential disruption due to the coronavirus, your achievements in other areas and your personal statement. At Middlesex, we’ll always aim to be as flexible as possible. We pride ourselves on how we recognise potential in our applicants, and support them to succeed in the future.

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English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)72With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
PTE Academic51With at least 51 in all components

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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
EU £14000 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

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Public Health at Middlesex University - UCAS