School of Health and Social Care, University of Greenwich, London/ United Kingdom

B.Sc. Health and Wellbeing

This innovative programme aims to provide students with insight into the wider context of health and wellbeing, a subject which is now firmly on the health agenda. Graduates will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the range of skills and competencies associated with the scientific study of this subject.

Description

This innovative programme aims to provide students with insight into the wider context of health and wellbeing, a subject which is now firmly on the health agenda. Graduates will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the range of skills and competencies associated with the scientific study of this subject.

They will also be able to analyse the importance of the biological, psychological, social, economic and cultural context surrounding individual and community health and wellbeing. The implications of local, national and international policies for the health and wellbeing of individuals and groups are examined and strategies to promote individual, organisational and community health and wellbeing are considered.

Students appraise and use research and demonstrate their potential to contribute to the evidence base underpinning the study of health and wellbeing and acquire the skills to demonstrate graduate attributes for employment.

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Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee
  • GBP 9000 Year (EEA)
  • GBP 10350 Year (Non-EEA)
Start date September  2015
Duration full-time 36  months
Languages Take an IELTS test
  • English
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Course Content

Year 1

  • Introduction to the Theories and Concepts of Health (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Health and Social Policy (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Statistics (15 credits)
  • Improving Individual Health and Wellbeing (30 credits)
  • Physiology of Health and Wellbeing (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Community Health and Wellbeing (15 credits)
  • Academic Skills for Health and Social Care (15 credits)

Year 2

  • Introduction to the Research Process (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Epidemiology (15 credits)
  • Healthy Nutrition (15 credits)
  • Analysis of Health Needs (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Health Promotion (15 credits)
  • Poverty, Inequality and Social Exclusion (15 credits)
  • One option from: Life, Health and Wellbeing: Bio-Psycho-Social Perspectives; Psychological Aspects of Health (30 credits)

Year 3

  • Project (Dissertation) (30 credits)
  • Influences of Mind-Body Relationships on Health (15 credits)
  • Brain, Behaviour and Health (15 credits)
  • Partnership Approaches to Health and Wellbeing (15 credits)
  • Environment, Housing and Wellbeing (15 credits)
  • Two 15-credit options from: Understanding Management in Health and Social Care; Health and Social Care Ethics; Health Policy and Organisation; European Health and Social Care; Contemporary Issues in Health and Wellbeing; Preparation for Employment (30 credits)

English Language Requirements

To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

take an IELTS test.
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Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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