BSc Public Health

Year of entry: 2024, Distance/Blended Learning.

The area of public health is a growing and important area and a career in this sector provides you with the chance to really make a difference to people’s lives and wellbeing.

In choosing Manchester you can be confident you are receiving the most up-to-date knowledge in public health. You will be taught by experts in the field that bring the latest developments in the sector to your course, and you will use of the world-class learning facilities on campus. You will be prepared for a career in public health that offers a range of local and global opportunities. You will also develop a range of transferable skills and knowledge that employers are looking for.

This course will equip you with: 

  • the skills and knowledge to apply to public health concerns at local, national and international level; 
  • the ability to apply relevant theory and scientific principles to practical situations; 
  • the capability of meeting core competencies in public health.

Our BSc Public Health students will have access to our paid PPD (personal professional development) courses for free. These include summer schools and CPD courses. This access enables you to further develop your skills and knowledge above and beyond the scope of your degree.

You could also present your work at the International Festival of Public Health.

Course unit details

You will take six mandatory 20-credit units each year (120 credits in total per year), We have based the course on the pillars of public health practice, health promotion, health protection, healthcare public health and included global health examples.

You can tailor your learning through optional elements within the unit assessment. You will have access to a wide range of experts and postgraduate students. We offer additional optional non-credit bearing public health learning opportunities via our open access courses , seminars, the Geneva Winter School , and an annual international conference.

Course content includes:

  • An introduction to public health
  • Evidence based practice
  • Health promotion
  • Health protection
  • Healthcare public health
  • Global health

You will learn and present your work through a range of methods including video presentations, research posters, literature reviews, and a final public health project.

General Information

Date: Year of entry: 2024

Location: Distance/Blended Learning

For more information and detailed program visit the website.

Published in GI-Mail 02/2024 (English edition).

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