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Course summary

Everyone deserves to live a long and healthy life. Epidemics, climate change, your environment, and global politics can all affect wellbeing. Public Health is the science and art of promoting and protecting health and wellbeing, preventing sickness, and ensuring populations can live healthy lives. On this course you will consider what contribution you can make to reducing poverty and injustice, and increasing access to healthcare and building a more equal society. Why choose this course?

  • Top 20 in England for Health Professions (Guardian University League Table, 2022)
  • Aligned with the Public Health Skills and Knowledge Framework and links with local and global employment opportunities
  • Part of Keele's exceptional School of Medicine which has an excellent reputation in both education and research
  • Work placement and study abroad opportunities
  • Growth sector with a broad range of global career opportunities
Would you like to work on the solutions for improving the health and wellbeing for people and communities worldwide, including those who have been impacted by conflict or poverty? Are you interested in being involved in developing approaches to improve policies and debating with government to make changes to improve quality of life and reduce inequality? If you are enthusiastic about wanting to make a real difference in the world, our Public Health BSc can offer you lots of dynamic and impactful career opportunities including working with specific communities such as older people, children, young adults and underserved populations. The degree focuses on developing your skills and understanding of how to improve the living standards and opportunities for people to live happy lives. About Keele Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.


For a list of indicative modules please visit the course page on the Keele University website.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6including 5.5 in each subtest. To be taken within the last 2 years prior to the start of the course.

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Please note, our fees for 2023 entry will be available soon. Although we review our fees annually and these may change, our 2022 entry fees are available on our website:
Public Health at Keele University - UCAS