Why study this course? This flexible course is perfect if you're seeking to expand your knowledge and skills. You'll increase your awareness and understanding of health promotion, public health and the ways individuals and groups experience them. You’ll also study the social determinants of health and their impact, and explore ways of working with people and communities to help them develop skills to improve their health. In the most recent (2015-16) Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey, 100% of graduates from this course were in work or further study within six months. More about this course With the increasing emphasis on health promotion, public health and the social determinants of health, this top-up degree has been designed for those who aspire to make a difference to people’s health and wellbeing in this fascinating and expanding field. We’ll develop your knowledge and skills to address key public health issues, including health inequalities, health enhancing strategies and community engagement. The course is delivered through a mix of classroom and distance learning. The teaching materials will be mapped and developed in line with the Public Health Skills and Knowledge Framework (2013) to address market needs and enhance your employability. During the course you will learn about contemporary public health challenges and consider development while undertaking a practice-based project. The course may be taken over one year (full-time) or two years (part-time) and is designed to be flexible for those in work, with self-directed elements and a distance learning module. It is ideally suited to those who have a foundation degree or a Diploma of HE in a relevant area such as nursing or health and social care who wish to broaden their career opportunities through an honours degree.
Example modules include: Practice Based Public Health and Health Promotion Project (core, 60 credits); Project Based Research and Evaluation (core, 30 credits); Public Health and Health Promotion (core, 30 credits).
The course will use a variety of teaching and learning styles that includes traditional face-to-face and online distance learning. A variety of assessment tools is employed throughout the course, supported by the general principle of mixed mode formative and summative assessments. These include: group presentations, practical reports and reviews, online discussions and essays. The BSc also includes a practice based project based on the student’s own area of practice or interest.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. Applicants who require a Tier 4 student visa may need to provide a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS. For up to date English language requirements please see: http://www.londonmet.ac.uk/international/international-admissions/application-guidance-and-entry-criteria/english-language-requirements/undergraduate-english-requirements/
In addition to the University's standard entry requirements, you should have a relevant Diploma in HE eg Nursing or Health and Social Care or Foundation degree (eg Public Health and Social Care, Health and Social Care), and English language GCSE at grade C (grade 4 from 2017) or above (or equivalent).
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£17600||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£17600||Year 1|