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Public Health and Community Studies BA (Hons)

Coventry University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    CU Coventry

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    31-OCT-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Public health is considered the science and art of promoting and protecting health and wellbeing, preventing ill-health and prolonging life through the organised efforts of society. This Public Health and Community Studies BA (Hons) aims to teach the skills and knowledge relevant for progression into statutory, voluntary or private sectors. Opportunities can be found in areas that address the wider determinants of health, such as education, housing and transport by developing public approaches to promote health. The Public Health and Community Studies BA (Hons) Degree has been designed to equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills required to excel in a multidisciplinary community environment and to effectively support a variety of agencies, communities and individuals in promoting health and wellbeing.With increased attention from government on the improvement of population health, this is an excellent time to study the underlying factors that contribute to ill health and how you as a practitioner can work to promote health and wellbeing as well as tackling the social inequalities within the localities you serve. Throughout the course, you will address health inequalities, including tackling the damaging effects of smoking, alcohol, drugs and poor nutrition as well as analysing government initiatives.**Key Course Benefits;*** Upon completion of this course, you will receive a qualification awarded by Coventry University, which was ranked 13th best university in the UK in the Guardian University Guide 2019. Coventry University were also awarded a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) in 2017.* You will receive support with applying for short and long-term placements, to gain the experience employers desire, with our in-house Careers & Employability department. * You will have the opportunity for multi-campus learning in Coventry, London and Scarborough. * In order to make higher education accessible to as many people as possible, we keep our tuition fees competitively priced.* Small tutorial group sessions ensure that you receive the mentoring help and support you need.* We deliver one module at a time during each block. * This programme offers professional accreditations meaning you leave with multiple valuable professional qualifications in addition to the academic qualification. Holding professional qualifications can help you stand out from the crowd of recent graduates to prospective employers.

Application deadline

26 January

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University information

Coventry University

  • University League Table

    52nd

  • Campus address

    Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV1 5FB, England

Typically more than 13,000 non-UK students study at the university's UK campuses each year, with over 18,000 more studying in partner institutions worldwide.
A variety of pre-sessional English courses are available to help students prepare before starting their course. Additional costs apply.
PhD and MRes students can apply for financial support towards a project or placement via the international experience scheme (subject to availability).

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    23rd out of 79 22

    64th out of 105 9

    3rd out of 29

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    133 77%

    25th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85.0 85%

    43rd

    14
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.35 87%

    4th

    9
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    100 52%

    83rd

    27
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    20th

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    50th

    5
  • Entry standards

    / Max 128
    110 86%

    11th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.27 85%

    4th

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