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Health and Wellbeing in Society BSc (Hons)

De Montfort University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Leicester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This degree course is an interprofessional and dynamic science course, providing an opportunity for students to understand and analyse contemporary developments in health and social care.We’ve structured the course to enable students to tailor their learning to fit specific career interests, build their confidence and acquire specialist skills sought by employers.You’ll study personal and academic development, the psychological and sociological theory of health and illness, health and welfare, health improvement and lifestyle, social research methods, health and disease in communities, and health promotion and public health. You’ll also have the opportunity to choose from elective modules in year three including ageing and health, mental health and wellbeing, and social exclusion and health. In addition, your final year will give you the opportunity to apply the knowledge you have learned by producing a health intervention report, where you will make recommendations on how to improve access to healthcare for all.Key features - Our course content and teaching are designed to help you secure jobs in the healthcare sector by developing skills sought by graduate employers. - You can tailor your learning to your career interests, helping you develop specialist knowledge along with the transferable skills needed for a diverse range of career opportunities.- Join a supportive learning environment where all students benefit from the guidance of a personal tutor throughout their studies.- You will study a range of topics including psychological and social aspects of health and illness, debates and dilemmas in health and social care and mental health and wellbeing.- Gain experience within the Health and Wellbeing in Professional Contexts module, where you can take advantage of placement opportunities in a variety of health and social care settings.- Gain international experience related to your studies through our DMU Global programme, which has previously involved our students exploring poverty in Florida, supporting refugees in Berlin and considering diversity and inequality in New York.- Graduates go on to careers in social work, nursing and health promotion with charitable organisations or local councils as well as progressing onto further study. The course is also an excellent foundation for postgraduate study, including the Masters by Research MA/MSc at DMU.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,250per year

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Entry requirements

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104 UCAS tariff points from a minimum of 2 A2 subjects or equivalent

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University information

De Montfort University

  • University League Table

    81st

  • Campus address

    De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, England

Enthusiastic, dedicated lecturers who have excelled in achieving National Teaching Fellowship awards.
A fully transformed campus based in the heart of the welcoming and multicultural city of Leicester, renowned for its diversity and culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    35th out of 83 3

    61st out of 102 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    110 63%

    64th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    92 92%

    12th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.26 85%

    11th

    19
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    101 51%

    87th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    12th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.72 74%

    94th

    44

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