Glyndwr University, Wrexham

Public Health and Wellbeing Glyndwr University, Wrexham Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Glyndŵr University (Prifysgol Glyndŵr)


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Health is a growing an innovative sector and this programme is designed to equip graduates with the knowledge, skills and attributes they need to work in it and to help people live healthier lives and reduce their incidence of ill health.

The course is:

delivered through a variety of methods from interactive lectures and class discussions, to group work, and participation in on line forums
taught on two full days per week but students are expected to engage in both directed and independent study outside of these hours
Students will:

develop global health campaigns, produce health promotion leaflets and give presentations, reflecting the real life skills needed by future employers
develop their self-awareness and emotional literacy, alongside reflective and interpersonal skills –all of which are key attributes in becoming an effective and competent practitioner
be assigned a personal tutor on enrolment to support them throughout the programme
benefit from the department’s open door policy and peer mentor system

This course is also available for study with a foundation year BSc (Hons) Public Health & Wellbeing (four years including foundation year) UCAS code: 6YA2

Course details



In the first year, students undertake modules which provide the foundation to enable you to explore key areas across the health sector.


Introduction to Health and Wellbeing
Introduction to Mental Wellbeing
Applied Physiology
Equality and Diversity
Study Skills and Self – development


Students will be introduced to health policy and social prescribing. You will also learn about factors contributing to living healthily into older age and the impact of providing support to people who have long term care needs.

The first work based learning experience is also introduced at level 5.


Health and Social Policy in Wellbeing
Health Across the Life Course
Support and Empowerment in Health and Wellbeing
Social Prescribing
Personal and Professional Development
Research Methods


The focus in the final year is on employability, with topics such as leadership & enterprise and health improvement & promotion being core to your studies. In addition you will also explore current global challenges in health & wellbeing, which are becoming increasingly influential and significant across the discipline.

There is also a second work based element at this level, so you will have the opportunity to experience working within another field of interest.


Leadership and Enterprise in Health and Wellbeing
Preparing for Employment
Health Improvement and Promotion
Global Challenges in Health and Wellbeing
Independent Study

The information listed in this section is an overview of the academic content of the programme that will take the form of either core or option modules. Modules are designated as core or option in accordance with professional body requirements and internal academic framework review, so may be subject to change.

Assessment method

In reflecting the diversity of skills required by employers, the course employs a range of assessment strategies including presentations, information leaflets and campaign strategies. We work closely with the disability support team to ensure that assessments also meet student needs.

Wrexham Glyndŵr University is committed to supporting our students to maximise their academic potential.

We offer workshops and support sessions in areas such as academic writing, effective note-making and preparing for assignments. Students can book appointments with academic skills tutors dedicated to helping deal with the practicalities of university work. Our student support section has more information on the help available.

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 code L510
Institution code G53
Campus name Wrexham
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

International applicants

This course is not currently available to those requiring a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 points
A level BBC
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM
Access to HE Diploma 112 UCAS Tariff points
Scottish Higher 112 UCAS Tariff points
AS Accepted alongside A-Levels as part of overall 112 UCAS Tariff requirement.
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal 112 UCAS Tariff points
Extended Project Accepted as part of overall 112 UCAS Tariff requirement.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 112 UCAS Tariff points from International Baccalaureate Certificates
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) 112 UCAS Tariff points
Leaving Certificate - Ordinary Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) Accepted alongside Irish Leaving Certificate Higher Level as part of overall 112 UCAS Tariff requirement.
Scottish Advanced Higher 112 UCAS Tariff points
Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) Accepted as part of overall 112 UCAS Tariff point requirement.

Wrexham Glyndwr University takes into account a variety of qualifications and experience when considering applications to our programmes. If you are unsure if the qualifications you currently hold will be accepted for entry, or if you're not sure you'll achieve the required UCAS Tariff points, please contact us at for further advice and guidance.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,000 * Year 1
EU £9,000 * Year 1
International £11,750 * Year 1
England £9,000 * Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,000 * Year 1
Scotland £9,000 * Year 1
Wales £9,000 * 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.

Provider information

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Glyndwr University, Wrexham
Plas Coch
Mold Road
LL11 2AW

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