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Course summary

If you have an interest in front-line non-clinical public health services, then this course is for you. Whilst studying you will gain critical and theoretical knowledge of current issues within the public health arena, both in a UK and global context. The course allows you to specialise in your own area(s) of interest from the beginning, whilst achieving a core base of essential understanding. Key subject areas include ageing, mental health, sexual health, epidemiology, health promotion strategies, global health, global epidemics and many more. You will engage in live projects with employers from across the health sector and collaborate with fellow students to meet challenging briefs. In addition, you will benefit from guest lectures from local employers, charities and professionals to expand your knowledge of modern public health. This course will open up a range of opportunities to embark upon a career within the public health arena with organisations such as the NHS, Public Health England, think tanks and health-focused not for profit organisations. Academic progression is available through appropriate Masters degrees.


Behaviour Change in Public Health, Dissertation, Health Needs in the Community, Leadership and Management in Health and Care, Principles in Public Health, Research Methods.

Assessment method

Learning and assessments have been designed to enable you to engage in critical debate with peers and sector professionals. An engaging, professional and multi-method learning approach is adopted including the use of formal lectures, seminars and group work. Assessment methods include individual projects, exams, presentation, assignments and a dissertation.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Students student at Foundation Degree or Diploma in Higher Education (Level 5) are also encouraged to apply.

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000* Year 1
England £9000* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000* Year 1
Scotland £9000* Year 1
Wales £9000* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Public Health (Top-up) at Newcastle College University Centre - UCAS