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WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

Public Health is high on the government’s agenda, with a focus on promoting health and wellbeing for all groups in society through lifestyle, social and economic changes, at individual, community and national level. It is about improving the lives of others by preventing health problems before they happen. Our Public Health & Community Studies Degree gives you the skills and knowledge to help you make a real difference to communities. There is no doubt that this is a demanding and challenging area to work in, but the opportunity to bring about positive changes to people’s lives means you will be making a huge difference.

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Location: Central Sixth

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FORMAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Key Facts:
Awarded by: Coventry University
UCAS Course code: L540 (HNC), L54A (HND), L54B (BA)
Course Duration: 1-3 years
Course Fees: £6,009 2017-18
Entry Requirements: 64 UCAS points (HNC)

WHAT DOES THE COURSE INVOLVE?

Year 1 HNC
• Communication Skills and Inclusive Practice
• Community and Change
• Contemporary Public Health
• Lifespan Development and Identity

Year 2 HND
• Social Divisions and Social Groups
• Mental Health and Wellbeing
• Introduction to Social Science Research Methods
• Lifestyle Health Trends and Behaviour Change

Year 3 BA (Hons)
• Leadership and Management in Public Health
• Promoting Healthy Communities
• Social Policy and Welfare Provision
• Research Project

WHERE CAN I GO NEXT?

Possible Careers for Degree Graduates:
• Researcher
• Support Worker
• Health Trainer
• Community Development Worker
• Health Improvement Officer
• Public Health Analyst
• Infection Control
• Health Commissioner
• Policy Leader
• Youth Worker
• Youth Participation

Success Rates on courses for 16-18 year-olds nearly 7% better than national average*