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M.Sc. On Campus

Public Health and Wellbeing

University of West London

12 months
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13250 GBP/year
8500 GBP/year
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About

Do you care about promoting and protecting population health? Do you want to help individuals and communities improve their health and wellbeing? This Public Health and Wellbeing at the University of West London aims to give you the knowledge to help you understand the impact that financial, social and environmental circumstances have on the health of people.

Overview

We welcome students from a variety of vocational and professional backgrounds, and you will study in a supportive, enjoyable learning environment. 

The Public Health and Wellbeing at the University of West London places a particular focus on the health of individuals, families and communities. This focus is given an effective foundation by a team of lecturers who have experience of working in the UK and international public health.

Throughout the course you will be exposed to the issues that affect public health and wellbeing. You will work to identify the risk factors such as obesity, smoking and disease, which effect peoples’ health and learn how to minimise these risks. 

You will also gain the essential knowledge and skills to plan, deliver and evaluate health promotion interventions helping ensure everyone has a chance to live long, fulfilling and healthy lives.

Importantly, your studies will help to strengthen your management and leadership skills, which are essential for working in a public health role.

You can expect to study with students from a range of work backgrounds, including, but not limited to:

  • general nurses
  • mental health nurses
  • midwives
  • people in the health and fitness industry
  • people working with local authorities
  • sexual health workers
  • voluntary workers
  • youth workers

The course content has been developed with professional relevance in mind, and you will learn from highly skilled staff, many of whom conduct advanced research in their specialist areas. This will ensure that your period of study is both challenging and rewarding.

Career

On successful completion of your MSc Public Health and Wellbeing you could work in:

  • healthcare services (including NHS)
  • local authorities
  • government agencies (including Public Health England)
  • the voluntary sector (including health charities)
  • non-government organisations (NGOs)

You could also pursue career opportunities in areas as diverse as:

  • urban planning and development
  • marketing and media work
  • business management
  • environmental and public health consulting
  • health education training in the UK and internationally

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Health Perspectives
  • Public Health Policy
  • Measuring Public Health and Wellbeing
  • Leadership for Public Health and Wellbeing
  • Research Methods and Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
69
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Other requirements

General requirements

You need:

  • an honours degree (2:2 or above) in a relevant subject
  • a supporting statement

A clinical background is not necessary and we welcome applicants with diverse backgrounds in the arts, humanities or sciences. Any work experience related to public health or knowledge of the public health system is desirable.

  • You need to meet our English language requirement.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    8500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
Part-time
  • UK/EU: £4,250 per year
  • International: £6,625 per year

Funding

Scholarships and bursaries offered by UWL offer only a partial contribution to fees, students are advised to research a combination of funding sources for their studies. Each student will be granted a maximum of one scholarship or bursary from their applications, the highest value reduction will be applied.

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