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Public Health and Community Wellbeing

Are you interested in:Preventing health problems?Tackling health inequalities?Educating and empowering communities about health issues?

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Key Facts

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Degree

(BSc (Hons)) Public Health and Community Wellbeing

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Degree Duration

4 years :

1 year pathway + 3 year degree

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Pathways Available

International Foundation Year

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Start Dates

September 2022

Degree Overview

If so, this is the perfect time to choose this programme. There is increasing recognition of the public health challenges that we now face, including the unprecedented global coronavirus pandemic. This degree has been designed to meet these challenges.

You will be taught by a dynamic team of academics from diverse professional backgrounds including nursing, social work, psychology, epidemiology, health promotion, sociology and social sciences. The team are actively involved in current public health research.

This programme has been developed in partnership with City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council.

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Important

You may incur additional costs in the course of your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources.

Why Study this Degree

We are pleased to offer our new students a membership to the Royal Society of Public Health (RSPH). This gives our students a sense of identity with a professional body throughout their studies with us.

To prepare students for future employment, all students complete a work based placement during the 2nd year of the course. The placement takes place in Semester 1 of the 2nd year. Each placement is 100 hours, which is around 14 days.

The University is committed to helping students develop and enhance employability and this is an integral part of many programmes.

Your Pathways

The IFY will prepare you for the first year of your undergraduate degree. It’s made up of several core and subject-specific modules that will give you a greater understanding of your chosen subject area. The skills you develop through this programme will help you in your chosen degree, in your future career, and in all aspects of life.

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University of Bradford

The University combines academic teaching with industry expertise to create a learning environment and culture that fosters innovation and excellence. This approach helps you to develop skills and gain practical experience that is highly valued by future employers.

Formed in 1832 as the Mechanics Institute, in 1966 the University of Bradford became Britain’s 40th university. Over its 50 years the University has innovated and proven its excellence, more recently, ranked top 3 in the UK for work experience and careers and employment services and won University of the Year for Social Inclusion.

The University of Bradford is made up of four academic faculties with each covering a broad range of specialisms:

  • Faculty of Engineering & Informatics
  • Faculty of Health Studies
  • Faculty of Life Sciences
  • Faculty of Management, Law & Social Sciences