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Public Health (Professional Placement Year) BSc (Hons)

Bath Spa University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

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  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Public health impacts on all our lives and, as recent events have demonstrated, is a vital component in creating and maintaining good health. The BSc Public Health degree at Bath Spa University will equip graduates with the critical thinking skills and an interdisciplinary approach to public health interventions. It will prepare students to develop the necessary skills and competency to initiate, design, plan, implement, monitor and evaluate relevant public health programs.Public Health draws on knowledge and practice from a number of disciplines and this course is no different. The course is built around three inter-connected streams of knowledge: - Theoretical concepts where students are exposed to the underlying key theories which inform health and health policy and practice;- Practical concepts where students are provided with the skills and knowledge to apply, implement and evaluate of public health interventions- Populations and public health where learners are provided with the skills and knowledge to understand and react to the needs of populations at a local, national and global level**More about the Professional Placement Year**A Professional Placement Year (PPY), traditionally known as a sandwich year, is where a student undertakes a period of work with an external organisation for between 9-13 months. The placement occurs between the students' second and third years of undergraduate study. Students can engage in up to 3 placements to make up the total time and are required to source the placement(s) themselves with support from the Careers & Employability Team.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,925per year

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University information

Bath Spa University

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  • Campus address

    Bath Spa University, Newton Park, Newton St Loe, Bath, Bath And North East Somerset, BA2 9BN, England

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