University of Greenwich
Public Health BSc (Hons)
University of Greenwich

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts


Salary of all UK Graduates of

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £28663 £30583 £35060
25-75 percentile range £26283 - £31518 £25509 - £35943 £28785 - £43518

Course Description

Study public health at Greenwich for an exciting start to a lifelong career in a dynamic field of work.

On this public health degree, you will gain the vital knowledge and experience that can be applied to any areas of public health practice. This might range from community empowerment to statistical analysis and epidemiology to policy development. Our strong emphasis on employment-orientated knowledge and skills development means our graduates are ready to start work as public health practitioners.

With the guidance of our research-active tutors, you will explore strategies that will improve the UK's health, from social change and targeting inequalities, to designing and implementing national campaigns. A structured work experience assignment in your final year will give you the opportunity to use the knowledge and skills you have developed in the workplace and make valuable professional contacts.

What you should know about this course:

  • We have strong links with public health providers that can provide you with excellent work experience.
  • Students studying this course can expect to earn up to £30,000 on graduation (HESA, 2020).
  • Our expert lecturers will help you develop your knowledge and gain the skills required to embark on a career in public health.
  • 92% overall student satisfaction National Student Survey 2021)
  • The course is taught at the university's iconic Greenwich Campus.

On this course, students are assessed by take-home exams, coursework and practice assessments on campus where required. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Qualification requirements

We accept A Levels, T Levels, BTECs, International Baccalaureate (IB), Access to HE courses, or equivalent level 3 qualifications.

Requirements for international students / English requirements

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

    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Public Health, 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 BSc (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
EU £15100 year 1
International £15100 year 1
EU £17000 year 1
International £17000 year 1

Additional fee information


Average student cost of living in London

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)
  • year 2

University Rankings

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

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About University of Greenwich

The University of Greenwich operates on government funding, and is based in London and Kent, England. The university’s main campus, the Old Royal Naval College, as well as its Avery Hill campus are located in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, in Greater London. Its satellite campus in Medway, Kent is part of a collaboration with the University of Kent.

List of 214 Bachelor and Master Courses from University of Greenwich - Course Catalogue

Student composition of University of Greenwich

Number of students enrolled in courses of subject “Environmental and Public Health”: Academic year - Full-time equivalent student enrollments published by Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) on February 2022

Where is this programme taught

University of Greenwich (Greenwich Campus)
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