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Public Health, B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #169 (WUR) Birmingham, AL, United States
In the Public Health program from The University of Alabama at Birmingham, you will learn about a mix of factors and dynamics that contribute to public health issues across the board, and will be able to gain a broad understanding of current public health practices.
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Overview

INTO helps you apply for free to your undergraduate degree in Public Health program from The University of Alabama at Birmingham. If you meet the programme application requirements (including English language scores) you can benefit from Undergraduate Direct Entry for your desired university. They will assist you with multiple university application. 

The application does not cost you anything. Another great advantage is that you will receive a Form I-20 to get more easily through the student visa process for the United States.

What to expect from studying this Public Health program

Get ready to specialise in your chosen field of Public Health, or prepare for developing your knowledge in a highly interdisciplinary subject, that lets you cross the limits of just one Public Health specialization. 

You will learn how to speak the language of science, but to also transform it into practical applications that have a direct and lasting impact on improving human lives. The tech, practically-oriented skills you will develop during your studies will help you find innovative solutions to concrete problems while making use of your ingenuity and critical thinking. Learn to fix complex problems with out-of-the-box solutions and a lot of trial and error.

Modern Public Health tries to tackle pressing challenges that are facing our civilization at the moment such as pollution,  growing population, and decreasing resources.

With the increase in prevalence and magnitude of public health issues across the world, it is vital that public health organizations and the communities they serve, be prepared and aware of public health effects. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Origins of Epidemics
  • Intro to Global Health
  • Health Meets Life: Sex, Drugs, Weight and other Health Behaviors
  • Biological Basis of Public Health 
  • Biostatistics for Professionals 
  • Epidemiology: Beyond the Outbreak
  • Public Health Systems 
  • Public Health Capstone Experience 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    77

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • 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.

  • Minimum required score:

    51

    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. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Satisfactory completion of a secondary/high school diploma with an overall GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale; SAT or ACT may be required for some programs or if English is your native language; The degree program you select may have additional requirements with which you must comply.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25615 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25615 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Birmingham

  • 1019 - 1650 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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