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

Key Course Facts

Course Description

This innovative interdisciplinary programme prepares you for a wide range of graduate roles related to health, wellbeing and social care in public, private or voluntary organisations.

The programme is designed for people who want to work flexibly, innovatively and responsibly with individuals or communities to improve their health and wellbeing by tackling social disadvantage and health inequalities.

You will develop a critical understanding of the skills required for the delivery of health and social care services. A key strength of the programme is the focus on enterprise, employability and entrepreneurship.

You will be taught by a diverse staff team that includes health professionals, psychologists, sociologists, epidemiologists and other experts who are actively involved in health research. As a result, you will benefit from up-to-date knowledge and different perspectives on what makes a community healthy as you develop your own professional identity.

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

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 19 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
80 /100
19 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

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

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Public Health and Community Wellbeing BSc (Hons) 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 £20000 £23500 £26000
25-75 percentile range £17000 - £25000 £17500 - £35000 £17000 - £34500


Salary of all UK Graduates of Environmental and Public Health

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25000 £23345 £26991
25-75 percentile range £20000 - £30500 £17573 - £30591 £19754 - £33395

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Public Health and Community Wellbeing, BSc (Hons) you will study the following course modules.

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

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

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Required skill level of job after 15 months

% Skilled jobs

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

48% Other Health Professionals
27% Therapy professionals
8% Caring personal services
2% Sales occupations
2% Customer service occupations
2% Finance Professionals
2% Managers, directors and senior officials
1% Elementary occupations
1% Teaching Professionals
1% Artistic, literary and media occupations

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

There are no subject specific requirements.

Meet UCAS Tariff of 112 points. There are no subject specific requirements.

Meet UCAS Tariff of 112 points. Health Professions, Science or Social Science subject required.

24 points overall

There are no subject specific requirements.

Meet UCAS Tariff of 112 points. There are no subject specific requirements.

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)
Do you not fulfill the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements?
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still be able to join Public Health and Community Wellbeing, BSc (Hons).

Costs

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 £20118 year 1
International £20118 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, 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)

University Rankings

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

Rankings of University of Bradford in related subject specific rankings.

Medicine & Health

    • #37 
    • #45 
    Health Professions
    The Guardian UK University League Tables by Subject
    [Published ]

See all university rankings of University of Bradford

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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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Where is this programme taught

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