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Undergraduate courses

BSc (Hons) Public Health

During this course, you will learn how to assess the effectiveness of health interventions and learn core public health skills including surveillance and assessment of the population’s health, health protection, and leadership and collaborative working for health. You will learn how to use these core skills to inform and drive health policy and public health practice. The core skills have been identified by professional bodies such as the UK Faculty of Public Health Curriculum and the Public Health Skills and Knowledge Framework (2013) and Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region (ASPHER). The School is a member of ASPHER.

You will have the opportunity to work closely with key professionals responsible for the public’s health in the Greater Manchester area.

You will take modules during your second year that focus on working on local public health priorities, with input from key personnel from local councils and other agencies. This will expose you to real-world challenges and give you the opportunity to work with professionals to begin to establish professional networks. You will have the opportunity to further develop your links with key professionals as you carry out your third year research project.

 

BSc (Hons) Public Health with placement

During this course, you will learn how to assess the effectiveness of health interventions and learn core public health skills including surveillance and assessment of the population’s health, health protection, and leadership and collaborative working for health. You will learn how to use these core skills to inform and drive health policy and public health practice. The core skills have been identified by professional bodies such as the UK Faculty of Public Health Curriculum and the Public Health Skills and Knowledge Framework (2013) and Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region (ASPHER). The School is a member of ASPHER.

You will have the opportunity to work closely with key professionals responsible for the public’s health in the Greater Manchester area.

During this three year sandwich degree, you will have an extended (5 month) placement in your second year. This will expose you to real-world challenges while introducing you to a workplace environment and giving you the opportunity to establish professional networks. You will have the opportunity to further develop your links with key professionals as you carry out your third year research project.