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Population Health Sciences BSc (Hons)

UCL (University College London)

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UCAS CODE: 170C

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This interdisciplinary programme provides a grounding in the different social science disciplines used to study population health, preparing you for research and professional practice in the health sector and beyond.

Degree benefits

  • World-leading researchers will immerse you in the social, economic and demographic distribution of health and disease, and show you how to analyse big data to address health inequalities.

  • You will be provided with the opportunity to develop transferable skills that are highly sought after by graduate employers, from international NGOs to local start ups.

  • Select a data science specialism route

  • Specialise in the elements of population health that interest you most, including genomics, child health population ageing, health psychology, qualitative methods and health economics.

Your learning

Teaching will be delivered through lectures, problem-based seminars, practical computer classes, group working and through UCL's virtual learning environment. Students will have access to online learning facilities, where they will also be able to interact with world-leading researchers and fellow students.

Assessment

Assessment takes place via various methods including examinations, practical exercises, essays, individual and group presentations and a dissertation in the final year of study. The weight given to each method will vary to ensure manageable workloads throughout the programme. Modules are assessed in the academic year in which they are taken.

Careers

On graduation, you will be empowered with the knowledge and skills to anticipate and address the social, economic and healthcare needs of the future, from the local to the global whilst also being prepared for the graduate labour market more broadly.

BSc Population Health graduates have been successful in employability in a wide range of sectors. Our graduates are working in public health, private health consultancy, legal services, financial services and education. Some have undertaken postgraduate study in epidemiology, international healthcare management, management studies, and gender studies.

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 29,400per year

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

University information

UCL (University College London)

  • University League Table

    9th

  • Campus address

    UCL (University College London), Gower Street, London, Camden, WC1E 6BT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    5th out of 81 1

    16th out of 105 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    198 91%

    6th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    91.0 91%

    9th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.75 75%

    49th

    11
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    184 86%

    5th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72.0 72%

    4th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.80 76%

    45th

    14

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