United Kingdom

University of Wolverhampton

Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1LY, United Kingdom

University of Wolverhampton

Health Studies (Top-Up)

The aim of the course is to provide you with a wide variety of insights into what constitutes health and wellbeing such that you will be able to critically appraise health related research and policy. Within your workplace you will be enabled to demonstrate how this critical awareness of health can have a positive impact on improving and promoting people’s health. The course will provide you with the opportunity to gain a wider understanding of the impact of poor health on local, national and international economies and you will be digitally literate in order to help you access and interpret relevant data and information. This comprehensive programme of study will give you an in depth insight into, and an understanding of, health and healthcare provision from different perspectives including that of gender, culture and from a world-wide viewpoint. You will develop skills that will help you to retrieve, interpret and use data, information and evidence to underpin your understanding of health and its impact on people’s lives. Your previous views on health will be used as the starting point to examine and explore the meaning of health for individuals and communities in order to evaluate what health is in a variety of contexts. You will consider many issues relevant to health, including promoting healthy lifestyles, social determinants of health, health inequalities, global perspectives on health. You should study this course with us as it is a route to gaining a deeper insight into your area of practice whilst also gaining a degree qualification.This course prepares you to play a vital role in creating a culture in which people from all backgrounds acquire the information and education to make their own healthy lifestyle choices, and is aimed at undergraduate students who wish to study the subject of health to degree level. The course offers maximum flexibility, enabling you to combine study with work and focus on your particular interest or specialism. The course has attracted many healthcare professionals, nurses and others who work in a related area, who graduate and go on to further career development. Studying this course will enable you to consider pursuing a wide variety of specialist roles related to health and healthcare and will help you consolidate your diploma level studies.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    1 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    University of Wolverhampton,Wolverhampton
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250