BA (Hons) Health and Wellbeing

Course details

During your training, you will engage in scientific study, critically analysing the social and psychological aspects of health and wellbeing. This will include studying care for both communities and individuals. Your training will encompass social, economic and cultural elements of the health sector.

Intakes Study Options Location
September 3 years, full time, weekdays UK

Why Study BA (Hons) Health and Wellbeing?

Looking for a career that allows you to use interpersonal skills and work to help yourself and others to live healthier, happier lives? Health and Wellbeing focuses on equipping you with the knowledge to assist people in matters fundamental to their survival, curtailing possibilities of mental illness and maybe even crime or serious harm to society.

With the healthcare sector the largest in the job market, work experience and internships are highly probable, meaning you can get the physical practice you need to carry out your job when the time comes. Valid work experience is also highly desirable to healthcare employers.

Career Opportunities:

The addition of a Health and Wellbeing degree to your experiential arsenal provides opportunities for a variety of senior and influential professions. These include:

  • Community Health Work
  • Social Work
  • Public Health Education
  • Lifestyle Coaching
  • Counselling
  • Physical Therapy

The opportunity for work experience and study abroad are also invaluable for those looking to endeavour in a career in Health and Wellbeing, allowing you to gain real practical experience as well as mix with individuals who can advise and guide you to the best career prospects.

Course Structure & Classes

Year 1

  • Introduction to Concepts and Theories of Health 

  • Introduction to Health & Social Policy 

  • Introduction to Community Wellbeing 

  • Introduction to Behaviour Change in Public Health 

  • Cultural Competency in Health and Social Care 

  • Principles of Wellbeing 

  • Academic and Personal Development 

  • Introduction to Statistics

Year 2

  • Applied Ethics for Health and Public Health

  • Analysis of Health Needs 

  • Poverty, Inequality and Social Exclusion 

  • Life, Health and Wellbeing: Bio-Psycho-Social Perspectives 

  • Introduction to Epidemiology 

  • Introduction to the Research Process 

  • Health Economics and Policy

Year 3

  • Social Enterprise in Health and Social Care 

  • Health Promotion

  • Contemporary Issues in Health and Wellbeing

  • Employment Based Learning 

  • Environment, Housing and Wellbeing

  • Community Health Action and Engagement 

  • Theory, Evidence and Practice in Public Health and Wellbeing Dissertation

Entry requirements

  • GCSE: minimum of five to include Maths and English at grade C or grade 4
  • UCAS tariff points : BSc: 120-128 points
  • GCE A-level
  • BTEC National Diploma
  • International Baccalaureate
  • Please get in touch with one of our consultants regarding English fluency, work experience and any other inquiries you may have about entry requirements.

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