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BSc (Hons)Health and Wellbeing in Society

De Montfort University
United Kingdom, Leicester
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Overview

The Health and Wellbeing in Society BSc (Hons) degree is a interprofessional and dynamic social science course. It provides an opportunity for students to understand and analyse contemporary developments in health and social care.

An academically and work-focused approach to understanding contemporary health and social care, students investigate health as a human experience mediated by individual, social, economic, political and institutional factors. Alongside the exploration of a range of health related issues students are also able to develop essential employability skills.

Programme structure

Year 1
Personal and Academic Development
Psychological and Sociological Theory of Health and Illness
Health and Welfare
Health Improvement and Lifestyle
Introduction to Social Research Methods

Year 2
Applied Social Research Methods
Health and Disease in Communities
Psychological Aspects of Health and Illness
Social Aspects of Health and Illness
Debates and Dilemmas in Health and Social Care

Year 3
Core Modules

Health and Wellbeing in Society Dissertation
Health Promotion and Public Health

Elective Modules

Social Exclusion and Health
Gender, Health and Social Care
Ageing and Health
Mental Health and Wellbeing
Health and Social Care Management

Career opportunities

Due to the diversity of the course content, a broad range of career options are available. Our graduates can go on to NHS graduate schemes or fulfilling careers in the NHS (subject to visa conditions), private healthcare sectors and related fields, nationally and internationally.

Our graduates benefit from increased employability due to the breadth of disciplines they cover:

Health promotion/education
Public health
Community development
Management and administration
Policy/research
The course is also an excellent foundation for postgraduate study, academic or vocational. Graduates can progress to our Masters by Research MA/MSc.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States