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Mental Health and Wellbeing (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)

Glyndwr University, Wrexham

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Wrexham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Are you interested in health and wellbeing? Do you want to make a real difference to people’s lives? If so, this is the programme for you.At the heart of public health is helping people to enjoy healthier lives and preventing them from getting ill. In a society where the National Health Service is facing unprecedented demand, promoting good health and preventing poor health is of vital importance. There are many existing as well as new and exciting roles out there for public health and wellbeing graduates, from developing health promotion campaigns through to social prescribing and tackling health inequalities.Students will:•be introduced to a whole range of health challenges affecting the nation, including obesity, substance misuse, loneliness, mental illness and air pollution & will learn what we can do to address these challenges.•learn about health behaviours at different life-stages – childhood, youth, adulthood and old age – and how to help different populations adopt healthy behaviours and change damaging ones.•develop your self-awareness and emotional literacy, alongside reflective and interpersonal skills – all of which are crucial to working effectively in public health.Key Course Features•Includes a foundation year to prepare you for further years of study•The programme team work with local employers to ensure that the theory taught is relevant to current practice in the sector•Delivered by academics from a range of backgrounds, which means that you will be part of a diverse community of practice•Established peer mentor scheme, so you can obtain support from students already undertaking the programme•Innovative and flexible teaching methods are embedded throughout, including interactive lectures, tutorials, case studies, workshops, online activities and learning resources.•Work based experience which you can tailor to your own area/s of interest in years two and three of the programme•Opportunities to take part in additional relevant events and volunteering within the wider University, giving you a full portfolio of experience on graduation

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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University information

Glyndwr University, Wrexham

  • University League Table

    126th

  • Campus address

    Glyndwr University, Wrexham, Plas Coch, Mold Road, Wrexham, Wrexham, LL11 2AW, Wales

Students often comment that the campus is like a home away from home. This small, inclusive university has a friendly, community feel.
Help for all students to reach their full potential, with individual support available across a number of areas.
Pre-sessional English language courses for students who do not meet the language requirements for their chosen programme.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    54th out of 83 13

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    103 59%

    75th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    17th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.80 76%

    75th

    19

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