Healthcare Practice (Public Health and Health Promotion)
South & City College Birmingham
Key Course Facts
Salary of all UK Graduates of
|15 months after graduation||3 years after graduation||5 years after graduation|
|25-75 percentile range||£23490 - £28709||£18108 - £32192||£20919 - £36652|
All courses in the UK
The Pearson BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) is a highly regarded, nationally and internationally recognised, undergraduate level programme, equivalent to the first and second year of a university degree course. The course is Level 5 on the National Qualifications Framework and has been designed to offer a strong, sector-related emphasis on practical skills development, alongside the development of requisite knowledge and understanding of healthcare related areas, both in the UK and overseas.
The qualification provides a thorough grounding in key concepts in healthcare practice with an emphasis on public health and health promotion including, law, evidence based practice, health inequality, reporting and record keeping in health practice. The course will include contemporary themes and current practice. In the second year students are able to undertake a action research project in an area of interest as well as study further key concepts in heath promotion, health psychology, social policy in public health and global health and wellbeing. All students will undertake a healthcare based work placements to develop their own professional practice and meet the requirements to work in the sector.
What You Will Learn
Programme content: As a student of Healthcare Practice (Public Health and Health Promotion), HND you will study the following course modules.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Minimum Required UCAS Tariff
A minimum of 45 credits at a pass grade or combination of credits equivalent to 48 UCAS points accepted
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Healthcare Practice (Public Health and Health Promotion), HND, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
Tuition Fees Healthcare Practice (Public Health and Health Promotion) HND
|England UK||£6165||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£6165||year 1|
|Channel Islands||£6165||year 1|
Additional fee information
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)
About South & City College Birmingham
South & City College Birmingham is a provider of both Further Education and Higher Education, based in the busy, vibrant city of Birmingham in England. This college delivers courses and programmes from eight different campus locations, all located across Birmingham. Each campus provides a range of subject types, without being limited to any particular fields.