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Health and Wellbeing Practitioner BSc (Hons)

Plymouth Marjon University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This degree has been developed in consultation with three NHS trusts to meet the increasing demand for NHS services. You’ll learn to deliver a variety of health intervention programmes using physical activity, social engagement and behaviour change models. Patients could include those undergoing serious treatment such as cancer treatment, those with longer-term illnesses or those with complex needs. This role would lead to jobs supporting patients both individually and in groups, with the aim of improving patient support and reducing the burden on GP and Emergency services.**Why this course at Marjon?**• Work with patients in our on-campus clinics such as clinics for back pain, cancer, diabetes or fibromyalgia.• We work closely with NHS teams and local health employers to ensure students develop the skills and knowledge that are most desired by graduate employers.• Marjon is a pioneer of health and wellbeing provision and is increasingly recognised as a centre of excellence for innovative patient support.**What might I become?**This is a new course designed to develop front-line clinical staff for the NHS to support the healthcare crisis and to reduce the burden of ill health. This is an area of high demand as the NHS works to change its approach and provide more tailored support, particularly in groups and in different types of settings.**Find out more at Open Day**Open Day is your opportunity to find out more about studying Health & Wellbeing Practitioner at Marjon. You’ll meet lecturers and look around our world class Sport & Health Centre. Our student life talks will help you prepare to go to university, covering topics such as careers, funding, sport and our award winning on-campus student support service. You can also take a tour of the campus with a current student and find out about the student-led clubs and societies.**Book on to an Open Day at:****Why study at Marjon?**• Awarded SILVER Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).• High quality teaching Ranked No 1 in England for teaching quality in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.• Joint 12th in UK for Student Satisfaction as ranked by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.• Top 10 in the UK for student experience as ranked by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019*.• 5th in UK for Courses and Lecturers in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards (WUSCA) 2019.*Rankings published 23 September 2018. Oxford and Cambridge excluded due to low response rates. Based on National Student Survey 2018.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 11,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Plymouth Marjon University

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  • Campus address

    Plymouth Marjon University, Derriford Road, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL6 8BH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    70th out of 79 12

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    105 61%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.35 87%



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