University of Bradford
Public Health and Community Wellbeing BSc (Hons)
University of Bradford

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 15 graduates of Public Health and Community Wellbeing BSc (Hons) at University of Bradford for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Environmental and Public Health.

Overall student satisfaction
88 /100
15 total respondents
The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students


Salary of Graduates in Allied Health

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Environmental and Public Health at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £26000 £25000 £26000
25-75 percentile range £20000 - £29000 £17000 - £37000 £15000 - £36000

Salary of all UK Graduates of Allied Health

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £31061 £25183 £28833
25-75 percentile range £24633 - £35959 £19077 - £30317 £22042 - £34333

Course Description

Are you interested in:

  • Preventing health problems?
  • Tackling health inequalities?
  • Educating and empowering communities about health issues?

If so, this is the perfect time to choose this programme. There is increasing recognition of the public health challenges that we now face, including the unprecedented global coronavirus pandemic. This degree has been designed to meet these challenges.

You will be taught by a dynamic team of academics from diverse professional backgrounds including nursing, social work, psychology, epidemiology, health promotion, sociology and social sciences. The team are actively involved in current public health research.

This programme has been developed in partnership with City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council

Employers place a high value on graduates who can show that they have relevant work experience.

To prepare students for future employment, all students complete a work based placement during the 2nd year of the course. The placement takes place in Semester 1 of the 2nd year. Each placement is 100 hours, which is around 14 days.

The placement will give you the opportunity to apply your knowledge in real-world settings. You will also gain valuable experience and develop skills that will help you succeed in the job market when you graduate.

We work closely with employers to secure placement opportunities for students. Students have completed successful placements in areas such as:

  • Mental health
  • Drugs and alcohol services
  • Youth services
  • Care homes
  • Housing and homelessness
  • Supporting refugees and asylum seekers
  • Public health teams in local councils
  • Charities working in health and with vulnerable communities

Professional link

We are pleased to offer our new students a membership to the Royal Society of Public Health (RSPH). This gives our students a sense of identity with a professional body throughout their studies with us.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Public Health and Community Wellbeing BSc (Hons) at University of Bradford

25% Teaching Professionals
20% Managers, directors and senior officials
5% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Leisure, travel and related personal service occupations
5% Sales occupations
5% Finance Professionals
5% Skilled trades occupations
5% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
5% Secretarial and related occupations
5% Welfare and housing associate professionals

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

112 UCAS Tariff Points to include at least 1 full A Level (or equivalent), plus a minimum of GCSE English at Grade C or 4 (equivalents accepted)

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

Including a relevant subject/science @ C or above (80 UCAS tariff points)

Scottish Higher qualifications are considered on an individual basis

Access to HE Diploma

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

Including one in a relevant subject/science (90 UCAS tariff points)

All Applicants need to be able to demonstrate that they have an active interest in Health and Social Care. All places are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure. The University welcomes applications from students with a wide range of qualifications from the UK and overseas, including combinations of qualifications. To check whether your qualifications meet the entry requirements for this course, please contact the University. English Language requirements for International and EU applicants are IELTS 6.5 with no sub-test less than 5.5 (or equivalent).

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 5.0
    • A-level Humanities
    • General Test
    • (no subscore less than 7.0)
    • 5.0
    • A-level Sciences
    • General Test
    • 4.5
    • Foundation / Pathway Courses
    • 5.0
    • Foundation Law
    • 6.0
    • Graduate Degrees
    • (no subscore less than 5.0)
    • 7.0
    • Graduate Degrees Education, Law
    • 6.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees
    • (no subscore less than 5.0)
    • 6.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees Law etc.
    • (no subscore less than 5.0)
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Public Health and Community Wellbeing, BSc (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.


Tuition Fees Public Health and Community Wellbeing BSc (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
Ireland £9250 year 1
EU £22180 year 1
International £22180 year 1

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
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
Insurance £51
Other £95
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

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

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)

University Rankings

Positions of University of Bradford in top UK and global rankings.

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About University of Bradford

The University of Bradford is a government funded research university based in the metropolitan city of Bradford, England. While the university is most well known for its very high volume of research output, it is also known for its substantial efforts in becoming an ‘Ecoversity’, setting an example for other institutions on the subject of sustainability and corporate social responsibility.

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