Health & Social Wellbeing at Edge Hill University - UCAS

Course summary

What are the main influences on human health and wellbeing? We’ll help you understand the challenges of this area with key theories, policies, and practice. Prepare for a future in the fascinating field of health and social wellbeing. In the UK there are a wide range of professional roles in health and social care, with around three million people working in the sector. A career in this area gives you the chance to make a difference to individuals, families and entire communities. Our degree in health and social wellbeing provides you with an in-depth understanding of the wider influences on health and wellbeing, and their application in populations and healthcare environments. We’ll explore how health and care systems have evolved over time, and the origins of public health, influenced by politics, the economy, society, ethics and legal factors. You’ll analyse inequalities in health and how they might be addressed. We’ll build your research skills year on year to develop your critical thinking and analysis ready for your Year 3 dissertation project and future career. Our approach combines theoretical knowledge and hands-on learning to teach you how to promote health and wellbeing across different communities. Boost your employability and experience with placement opportunities during the course.


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Assessment method

Assessment includes essays, seminar presentations, exams, work-based assessment, interactive workbook, online activities and a third-year dissertation on a topic of your choice. Before these assessments take place you will be given guidance and have the opportunity for your work to be reviewed.

How to apply

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Ormskirk (Main Campus)
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

As long as you have a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent), there is no maximum number of qualifications that we will accept UCAS points from. This includes additional qualifications such as the Welsh Baccalaureate and Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), AS Levels that haven’t been continued to A Level, and General Studies AS or A Level awards. For further information on how you can meet the entry requirements, including details of alternative qualifications, please visit or contact our Course Enquiries Team on 01695 657000 or email [email protected].

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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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
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1

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Health & Social Wellbeing at Edge Hill University - UCAS