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Public Health

Anglia Ruskin University
En Cambridge (Inglaterra)

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  • Bachelor's degree
  • Cambridge (Inglaterra)
  • Duración:
    3 Years
Descripción

Our course aims to provide you with skills in public health within both European and international academic contexts. This will enable both home and international students to achieve an entry level to the Masters in Public Health which provides the knowledge base for a professional level recognition.

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Requisitos: * Applicants are normally required to meet the minimum qualifications for entry required for admission at Level 1. * Students who have not previously studied in the UK are also required to demonstrate their English language skills (IELTs of a minimum of 6.0). * Applicants without formal qualifications will be considered the basis of non-standard entry requirements of the university...

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01 octubre 2016
Cambridge
Cambridge Campus, East Road, CB1 1PT, Cambridgeshire , Inglaterra
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¿Qué aprendés en este curso?

Public Health
International
Public
Skills and Training

Temario

Course overview

Our BSc (Hons) in Public Health follows a modern approach to Public Health by directly addressing the important social and other factors influencing the wellbeing of populations. Our approach is to equip both professional and non professional students with knowledge and skills to work in the fast-changing and dynamic world of Public Health. Whether you see your future career in local public services or in global non-governmental organisations, our courses will provide an essential foundation.

We have developed a dynamic and industry relevant curriculum which addresses a full range of global public health issues.

The course provides you with the public knowledge base to a greater depth and develop practitioner level transferable skills relevant to the subject. Additionally, our course will also provide a generic multi-professional and international knowledge and skill base which will be of great benefit to any student who wishes to work for international or UK organisations involved in delivery of public health services.

Core modules

  • Certificate in Public Health
    • Learning & skills in HE
    • Understanding the work sector
    • Fundamentals of anatomy & physiology for practice
    • Valuing people in health care
    • Health & social sciences
    • Poverty, social exclusion & social work
  • Diploma in Public Health
    • Research & critical thinking
    • Health awareness
    • Culture and health
    • Contemporary public health issues
  • BSc (Hons) In Public Health
    • Implementing public health policy & strategies: personal, household and community
    • Epidemiology & Health Protection
    • Public health improvement: collaboration & leadership
    • Major Project

Assessment

Assessments will be varied across modules including; essays, presentations, examinations, portfolio and work books.

Dedication: full-time.

Entry requirements

  • Applicants are normally required to meet the minimum qualifications for entry required for admission at Level 1.
  • Students who have not previously studied in the UK are also required to demonstrate their English language skills (IELTs of a minimum of 6.0)
  • Applicants without formal qualifications will be considered the basis of non-standard entry requirements of the University.
  • Anglia Ruskin has a well established AP(E)L process. In accordance with university regulations, candidates can map their AP(E)L claim using a vehicle such as a portfolio against existent 'new learning' modules, providing the content is relevant to their experiential learning. Students with accredited prior learning may be able to use the process of APL in order to gain advanced standing within the programme. All claims will be processed on an individual basis with an Adviser.
  • It will be a requirement for prospective students to have access to a computer and the internet, although appropriate ICT training will be given during their first weeks on the course.
  • All applicants will be interviewed.

Información adicional

Comments: The award does not attract professional recognition but is recognised by the Royal Society of Public Health. Completion of the BSc (Hons) in Public Health will allow progression onto the MSc in Public Health which assists with achieving professional recognition.
Career opportunities: Graduates from this award will have the skills to manage a broad range of supervisory posts within public health, including: care support services and community health initiatives such as stop smoking services and health trainers.