Health and Wellbeing, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    11500 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
  • English
    Language
University rank #601 (WUR) ,
This innovative Health and Wellbeing programme from the University of Greenwich 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.

About

This innovative Health and Wellbeing programme from the University of Greenwich 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.

The Department of Psychology, Social Work & Counselling is a trusted provider of excellent academic degrees and vocational training. Our teaching staff are research active and are experts in their respective field. The department is consistently rated highly in the National Student Survey. We pride ourselves on combining high-quality teaching with world-class research and a vibrant student experience. We have well-equipped facilities and laboratories to support our activities and we employ creative teaching methods and assessment techniques. All our programmes offer a wide choice of courses and we welcome and offer support to students from a range of backgrounds.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to the Theories and Concepts of Health
  • Introduction to Health and Social Policy 
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Introduction to Community Health and Wellbeing 
  • Academic and Personal Development
  • Principles of Wellbeing 
  • Cultural Competencies in Health and Social Care
  • Introduction to Behaviour Change 
  • Introduction to the Research Process 
  • Introduction to Epidemiology 
  • Introduction to Health Promotion
  • Applied Ethics for Health and Public Health 
  • Analysis of Health Needs 
  • Introduction to Health Promotion 
  • Poverty, Inequality and Social Exclusion 
  • Health Policy and Economics 
  • One option from: Life, Health and Wellbeing: Bio-Psycho-Social Perspectives 
  • Environment, Housing and Wellbeing 
  • Theory, Evidence and Practice in Public Health and Wellbeing 
  • Social Enterprise
  • Public Health, Innovation and Technology 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

UK educational background:

112 UCAS tariff points from A-levels, of which no more than 10 UCAS tariff points should come from AS-levels.

We also accept:

  • BTEC/National Diploma
  • International Baccalaureate
  • Advanced and Progression Diplomas
  • Access courses.

Plus at least three GCSEs including English language and mathematics with a minimum of grade C or recognised equivalent.

Non-UK educational background:

Further to showing equivalent qualifications as UK applicants, international applicants must have successfully completed 11 or 12 years of full time education, and also demonstrated competence in mathematics (usually equivalent to GCSE grade C). 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • UK/EU part-time fee: pro-rata full-time

Living costs for London

684 - 830 /month
Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Scholarships:

Greenwich Scholarship Programme -  Available for students who attend programmes where fees are over £6,165 for full-time students and over £4,624 for part-time students 

Loans: 

Tuition Fee Loan - Apply, and you could get up to £9,000 each year. This is paid directly to your university or college in three installments throughout the year. You don't have to pay back the loan until you're earning at least £21,000 a year.

Maintenance Loans – These loans are available to help cover living expenses. The amount you get depends on whether you live with your family, and in or outside London. Loan amounts currently range from £6,704 to £10,702. 

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.