On this course you will:
Examine the role of public health in transforming and shaping the health of populations.
Explore the social, political, cultural and environmental influences on health.
Examine society with a social justice lens.
Gain a wide range of competencies, namely, knowledge, skills and aptitudes related to public health.
Undertake work based learning opportunities within each year of the course, enabling you to gain public health experience in a range of settings.
Year One: Finding Your Academic Voice; The Principles and Practice of Public Health; Settings and Place Based Health Improvement; Diversity, Identity and Wellbeing; Health Communication.
Year Two: Data Analysis; Public Health Policy; Developing a Spirit of Enquiry; Managing for Health/Health Issues in the Community; External Placement.
Year Three: External Placement; Understanding and Appraising the Evidence for Practice; Epidemiology and Public Health; Health Entrepreneurship; Persuasive Communication; Service Improvement; External Placement.
Year Four: External Placement; Honours Project; Sustainability and Public Health; Global Public Health and Social Policy.
2024 entry requirements:
4 Highers at BBCC (standard entry) or BCCC (widening access entry) preferably including a science and social science subject plus National 5 English, Maths or Applications of Maths preferred.
School of Health Sciences