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PGCert Public Health - Health Promotion

Leeds Beckett University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Leeds Beckett University

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

Our course develops the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required to promote and protect public health and wellbeing. You will be equipped to fulfil a variety of roles in health promotion and public health, working in local authorities, health services or the voluntary sector.

We focus on the ways people and communities can empower themselves to improve their health, and how public policy can create healthier societies and places. You will also investigate the psychology of behaviour change, together with how people learn about health. The research strand will enable you to critically appraise evidence and develop research skills.

We have been providing specialist postgraduate health promotion training for more than forty years, and our courses are up-to-date with all the dynamic and current changes taking place in public health in the UK and globally.

Our contacts with practitioners in the public health community are well established, both regionally and nationally. We have a track record for our evaluation work, research with communities, commitment to tackling inequalities in health, and in providing an evidence base for practice.

Students come from a wide variety of backgrounds and countries, giving a chance to share experience, learn from each other and develop collaborative practice. A large number of our students have continued their career as public health consultants and health promotion specialists.

TEACHING & LEARNING

Independent study is a crucial part of learning at university and you will be required to undertake many hours of self-directed research and reading, and preparation and writing of assessments. Your course is delivered through a number of modules, which will help you to plan your time and establish a study routine. Outside of your lectures, workshops and tutorials, a range of support is available to assist with your independent study. Our subject-specific librarians will be on hand to direct you to the specialist learning and study-skill resources. You’ll also be assigned an academic advisor to give you tailored feedback and support.

Our silver status in the latest Teaching Excellence Framework, reflects our commitment to deliver high-quality teaching, learning and outcomes for our students.

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University information

Leeds Beckett University

  • University League Table

    106th

  • Campus address

    Leeds Beckett University, City Campus, Leeds, Leeds, LS1 3HE, England

Leeds Beckett University is a global university, with an alumni community based in 153 countries around the world.
Leeds Beckett University degrees are available to study in-country in Botswana, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Mauritius, Nepal, Singapore and Vietnam.
International students can apply for scholarships and receive in-country application support in Bahrain, China, India, Indonesia, Nigeria, Qatar, and Vietnam.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    49th out of 58 4

    19th out of 33 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    114 50%

    49th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    92.0 92%

    12th

    14
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.68 74%

    46th

    17
  • Entry standards

    / Max 155
    111 72%

    17th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.87 77%

    25th

    16

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