Health Studies (Top-Up)

University of Wolverhampton

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

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The aim of the course is to provide you with a wide variety of insights into what constitutes health and wellbeing such that you will be able to critically appraise health related research and policy. Within your workplace you will be enabled to demonstrate how this critical awareness of health can have a positive impact on improving and promoting people’s health. The course will provide you with the opportunity to gain a wider understanding of the impact of poor health on local, national and international economies and you will be digitally literate in order to help you access and interpret relevant data and information. This comprehensive programme of study will give you an in depth insight into, and an understanding of, health and healthcare provision from different perspectives including that of gender, culture and from a world-wide viewpoint. You will develop skills that will help you to retrieve, interpret and use data, information and evidence to underpin your understanding of health and its impact on people’s lives. Your previous views on health will be used as the starting point to examine and explore the meaning of health for individuals and communities in order to evaluate what health is in a variety of contexts. You will consider many issues relevant to health, including promoting healthy lifestyles, social determinants of health, health inequalities, global perspectives on health. You should study this course with us as it is a route to gaining a deeper insight into your area of practice whilst also gaining a degree qualification.This course prepares you to play a vital role in creating a culture in which people from all backgrounds acquire the information and education to make their own healthy lifestyle choices, and is aimed at undergraduate students who wish to study the subject of health to degree level. The course offers maximum flexibility, enabling you to combine study with work and focus on your particular interest or specialism. The course has attracted many healthcare professionals, nurses and others who work in a related area, who graduate and go on to further career development. Studying this course will enable you to consider pursuing a wide variety of specialist roles related to health and healthcare and will help you consolidate your diploma level studies.

Course details


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeB902
Institution code W75
Campus nameUniversity of Wolverhampton
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted

A relevant professional award to diploma level, or the equivalent portfolio of 120 Level 5 credits If you've got other qualifications or relevant experience, please contact The Gateway for further advice before applying. International entry requirements and application guidance can be found at http://www.wlv.ac.uk/international/apply English language requirements also apply


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Health Studies (Top-Up) at University of Wolverhampton - UCAS