Are you passionate about making a lasting impact on the health and well-being of populations? Embrace the opportunity to create positive change, reduce inequalities in health and prevent disease with our new Health Promotion and Public Health BSc course. 

During your three years of study, you’ll learn from internationally recognised experts in the field of Health Promotion and Public Health, and experience real-life health promotion practice with placements at a range of organisations. Our course is accredited by the Institute of Health Promotion and Education and opens the doors to careers in a range of Health Promotion and Public Health roles. 

You’ll study the political and external factors influencing the provision of Health Promotion and Public Health in the UK and internationally and develop your knowledge and skills to improve the health and well-being of communities.

Reasons to study with us  

  • Global profile in public health – 30 years of teaching public health 

  • Diverse career opportunities: explore career prospects as a Health Promotion Specialist, Public Health Project Manager, Health Lifestyles Coordinator, or Tobacco Control expert.  

  • Aligned with industry standards: our curriculum is mapped to the UK Public Health Practitioner standards, ensuring that you are well-equipped with the latest knowledge and skills needed in the field of public health. 

  • Impact communities and reduce inequalities: by studying with us, you'll be empowered to make a positive difference in the health of communities and actively contribute to reducing health inequalities. 

  • Excellent graduate employment: 97.9% of undergraduates from the School of Health Sciences secured graduate level employment within 15 months of graduation. The average annual salary for these graduates was £24,033 *HESA Graduate Outcomes 2020


Hear from Dr Katharine Whittingham about the teaching and learning on our new undergraduate course in health promotion and public health.