What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 120 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers92%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,000
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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The UK government continues its interest in delivering services in community settings. This course reflects the rising demand for health and community development professionals and is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to work in a variety of community contexts. One of the great things about this course is the professional accreditation that you'll achieve (if you successfully graduate), helping to prepare you for the world of work. The course is accredited by the Endorsement and Quality Standards Board for Community Development Learning (ESB), and upon graduation you'll have the opportunity to become a recognised community development worker. The course aims to provide a challenging yet supportive environment for professional and personal development and helps you to gain essential skills valued by employers. The work placement module also offers the opportunity to develop and practice your skills in the real world. Why study Health and Community Development at Huddersfield? In the 2015 National Student Survey, Health and Community Development at Huddersfield received a 90% satisfaction score. In your second year, you'll have the opportunity to benefit from a work placement. This will help to increase your future employability prospects and allow you to make useful contacts in industry. You'll be taught by professionals from health, social care and community work with experience of international teaching, research and practice.
Year 1 core modules: Assessing community needs; health and well-being; principles and practice of community development; values and skills for self development. Year 2 core modules: Health promotion skills in the community; research methods in health and wellbeing; skills for community development; work placement module. Year 3 core modules: International health and social development; literature based study; preparing for a career in community development; social policy and community development.
The University of Huddersfield was named Times Higher Education University of the Year in 2013, an award supported by outstanding support for students at all levels. The university is in the top ten in the UK for graduate employability and teaching excellence and the number one mainstream university in England for assessment and feedback. Combine this with our record for supporting work placements and student enterprise and you will find there is a lot more to Huddersfield than meets the eye.
How you'll spend your time
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|Lectures / seminars||10%||14%||9%|
- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3|
- Written exams
- Practical exams
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