Public Health BSc (Hons)
Bath Spa University
Key Course Facts
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
Entry Requirements / Admissions
A Level - grades BBC-CCC preferred.
Grade Merit is preferred.
Access to HE courses - typical offers for applicants with Access to HE will be the Access to HE Diploma or Access to HE Certificate (60 credits, 45 of which must be Level 3, including 30 at merit or higher) in a social science or related subject.
International Baccalaureate - a minimum of 27 points are required
BTEC - Extended Diploma grades from Distinction, Merit, Merit (DMM) to Merit, Merit, Merit (MMM) in a related subject.
A minimum grade C/4 in Maths at GCSE level or equivalent is required.
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
- Mphil / PhD
- Graduate Degrees
- Undergraduate Degrees
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Tuition Fees Public Health BSc (Hons)
|England UK||£9250||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||year 1|
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
How to apply
January 1, 2024
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Possible Entry Points:
- year 1 (Default entry point)
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About Bath Spa University
Bath Spa University is located in the rural outskirts of the English city of the same name, Bath. This institution of higher education takes pride in that they have the faculty resources and initiative to treat students as individuals, by learning their strengths and weaknesses, and thus being able to help them find work placements that align with their goals. In your free time, you can find academic and social experiences through Bath Spa’s more than 70 student clubs and societies.
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Environmental Health BSc (Hons)||Middlesex University||63%||10%||5%||£9250||£14000||84||London||On campus Full-time|
|Environmental Health (3 Years or 4 Years including Foundation Health) BSc (Hons)||Cardiff Metropolitan University||83%||0%||0%||£9000||£13000||124||Cardiff||On campus Full-time|
|Public Health with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)||Liverpool John Moores University||100%||0%||10%||£9250||£11000||132||Liverpool||On campus Full-time|
|Public Health with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)||University of Keele||67%||0%||2%||£9250||£19800||140||Newcastle under Lyme||On campus Full-time|
|Public Health BSc (Hons)||University of East London||86%||5%||6%||£9250||£13320||109||London||On campus Full-time|
|Public Health (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)||University of East London||86%||5%||6%||£9250||£13320||109||London||On campus Full-time|
|Environmental Health BSc (Hons)||Liverpool John Moores University||100%||0%||5%||£9250||£16100||130||Liverpool||On campus Full-time|
|Public Health and Health Promotion with Foundation Year BSc||Canterbury Christ Church University||76%||0%||40%||£9250||£14500||95||Canterbury||On campus Full-time|
|Environmental Health with DPP BSc (Hons)||Ulster University||97%||0%||0%||£9250||£15360||155||Coleraine||On campus Full-time|
|Public Health BSc (Hons)||Liverpool John Moores University||100%||0%||10%||£9250||£16100||132||Liverpool||On campus Full-time|