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UCAS CODE: L510

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main site - West London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Learn about the social, cultural, economic and political factors that affect health as well as identify health patterns and trends in the health and wellness of individuals, neighbourhoods and populations.You will be able to empower individuals, families and societies to make healthy lifestyle changes through effective verbal, written, audio-visual, social media presentation and communication methods.The University provides an excellent volunteering service with opportunities in public health related charities and not for profit organisations.You can also develop wider skills such as taking part in organising and taking part in real-world health promotion such as a World AIDS day flash mob and a student-led health conference seminar.This course includes Making Every Contact Count (MECC) training (usually delivered in Year 2). MECC is about taking every opportunity to ask, assist and advise people about their lifestyles, including:- smoking- alcohol- physical activity- healthy eating- mental wellbeingIt will enable you to use evidence-based methods to empower and enable people to make the changes they choose. Following completion of the training you will receive a certificate.In addition, you will enhance your leadership skills and ability to work as part of a team. Your new skills will help you to:- work effectively with diverse groups involved in the promotion of public health- deliver and evaluate innovative health promotion campaigns - influence the development of policy for healthy communitiesAfter completing the course you will be able to work within multi-agency teams delivering health promotion projects and programmes, and will possess the interpersonal and community engagement skills to work in diverse communities.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,750per year

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

University information

University of West London

  • University League Table

    77th

  • Campus address

    University of West London, St Mary's Road, Ealing, W5 5RF, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    49th out of 57 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    107 48%

    53rd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    47th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.51 90%

    1st

    13

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