University of Suffolk

Waterfront Building, Neptune Quay, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 1QJ, United Kingdom

Public Health

Public health is all about people and what they need to keep healthy and well. It relies on the fact that all of us share certain traits in common with others, such as our age group, occupation, ethnicity or where we live. By focusing on these similarities, public health professionals work hard to improve the health and wellbeing of many people at the same time. As well as analysing community traits, this degree will teach you all about health promotion, health economics and epidemiology. You will learn how to educate people about change, how to make best use of limited resources, and understand how diseases arise and spread. Not only infectious diseases like flu, but lifestyle diseases like diabetes too. As a Public Health graduate you will be well placed to move into a range of different careers. There are a growing number of possibilities for public health graduates, ranging from helping people to stop smoking or eat better, to tracking down and isolating outbreaks of disease the possibilities are many. Alternatively, you may choose to continue your studies with a Masters degree programme in Public Health