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Health Promotion and Public Health BSc

Our new course has been designed for those who want to improve the health and wellbeing of populations, reduce inequalities in health and prevent disease.

Find out more about our course at our taster lecture

Join us on Wednesday 7 December at 5pm for an exciting taster session. 

Hosted by the course leader, Dr Katharine Whittingham, the event will include a short overview presentation, followed by a taster lecture on a topic you’ll study on the course. There will be plenty of changes for you to ask questions. The lecture will cover:  

  • definitions of health 
  • ways to help people change health behaviour  
  • your ideas about hot health promotion topics 
  • examples of social engagement in Nottingham

The event will take place online on Microsoft Teams at 5pm to 6pm (UK time). 

Reserve your place


Course highlights

  • Gain real experience through a four-week work placement with an organisation or company that delivers health promotion and public health initiatives. The placement can be in the UK or abroad.
  • Accredited by the Institute of Health Promotion and Education (IHPE). An IHPE accredited degree is a marker of excellence knowledge, it can also open doors to careers in a range of roles in the sector.
  • The course has been mapped to the UK Public Health Practitioner standards.
  • Develop a thorough understanding of how health protection is provided and what policies and initiatives are used to improve health and wellbeing.
  • Understand the political and external factors that influence the provision of health promotion and public health in the UK and internationally.

Find out more

This short video by Course Leader, Dr Katharine Whittingham, shares more information about the course and the modules you'll study. 

 

 

Learn more about our Health Promotion and Public Health BSc

School of Health Sciences

B236, Medical School
Queen's Medical Centre
Nottingham, NG7 2HA

telephone: +44 (0)115 95 15559
email: mhssupport@nottingham.ac.uk