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Birmingham City University

Health Studies (Public Health) BSc (Hons)

UCAS Code: B910

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

B,C,C

A maximum of three subjects are considered. Other 6-unit qualifications can be considered in lieu of one or two A-level subjects. Must include either Health & Social Care or a Social Science at a grade C or above. subject excluded General Studies, Critical Thinking and Extended Project

AS

A,A-E,E

Must include either Health & Social Care or a Social Science at grade C or above. subject excluded - General Studies, Critical Thinking and Extended Project A maximum of three subjects are considered. Other 6-unit qualifications can be considered in lieu of one or two A-level subjects.

Full award 60 credits with a minimum of 45 at Level 3 including 24 at Merit or Distinction in a Science or Health related subject and 15 at Level 2. Mathematics and English Language GCSE grade 4 or an acceptable equivalent should be achieved prior to application Must be in a health-related pathway. GCSE equivilences only from Access Courses achieved prior to 2014, except for 2 Year Part Time Courses started within the 12/13 academic year. 12 Credits must be achieved at Level 2 + and certificate must state 'GCSE Equivalent' GCSE Mathematics and English language at grade C or above or equivalent qualifications must be achieved prior to application. GCSE science is not required for Access students.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE grade 4 Must include mathematics & English language. Only functional Skills & Key Skills are considered equivalent qualifications in lieu of GCSE subjects. Must have been achieved at the point of application

HNC (BTEC)

P

In Health and Social Care Society, Health and Development or Science equivalent

HND (BTEC)

P

In Health and Social Care Society, Health and Development or Science equivalent

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

26

Obtain a minimum of 26 points overall with grade 4 or above in at least one Higher Level subject from Group 3 or 4: Students who do not complete the IB Diploma will be considered on the basis of their IB Certificates if they obtain a total of 13 points or above from three Higher Level Subjects with grade 4 or above in at least one Higher Level subject from Group 3 or 4 and alongside other acceptable level 3 qualifications to meet 104 UCAS Tariff Points For students who do not already hold a GCSE in Mathematics at Grade C/4 or above grade 5 in Maths (Standard Level) from the IB Diploma will be accepted For students who do not already hold a GCSE in English Language at Grade C/4 or above Standard Level English Language (not literature) Group A English Group A - Grade 4 or above, OR English Group B - Grade 5 from the IB will be accepted.

Pass the Irish Leaving Certificate with a minimum of 104 tariff points, achieved in four Higher level subjects. This must include Maths and English Language taken at either Ordinary level (minimum grade O1-O4 (or A-C/A1-C3)) or Higher level (minimum grade H5/D1). to include a science or social science

See level 3 entry under Irish Leaving Certificate for full details

OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma

D*D

In Health and Social Care Society, Health and Development or Science equivalent (not including Early Years).

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma

DMM

In Health and Social Care Society, Health and Development or Science equivalent (not including Early Years).

In Health and Social Care Society, Health and Development or Science equivalent. Must be offered along with either two A-levels, two BTEC Subsidiary Diplomas/ OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diplomas or a BTEC 12-unit National Diploma/ OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma to achieve a minimum of 104 tariff points.

In Health and Social Care Society, Health and Development or Science equivalent. Must be offered along with either one A-levels, one BTEC Subsidiary Diplomas/ OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diplomas or a BTEC 12-unit National Diploma/ OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma to achieve a minimum of 104 tariff points.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

D*D

In Health and Social Care Society, Health and Development or Science equivalent subject excluded Early Years Must be offered along with either one A-level, 2 AS-levels or one BTEC Subsidiary Diploma/ OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma qualification to achieve a minimum of 104 tariff points.

In Health and Social Care Society, Health and Development or Science equivalent (not including Early Years). Must be offered along with either 1 A-levels, 1 BTEC Subsidiary Diplomas/ OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diplomas or a BTEC 12-unit National Diploma/ OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma to achieve a minimum of 104 tariff points .

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DMM

In Health and Social Care Society, Health and Development or Science equivalent subject excluded - Early Years

In Health and Social Care Society, Health and Development or Science equivalent (not including Early Years). Must be offered along with either 1 A-levels, 1 BTEC Subsidiary Diplomas/ OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diplomas or a BTEC 12-unit National Diploma/ OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma to achieve a minimum of 104 tariff points

Achieve a minimum of 104 tariff points achieved in either three Advanced Highers or from a combination of two Advanced Highers plus two Highers. Where three Advanced Highers have been taken achieve a minimum of grades CDD. Where a combination of Highers and Advanced Highers have been taken you must achieve (grades of CD in two Advanced Highers plus grades of CD in two Highers).

Maximum of 5 Advanced Highers to achieve 104 tariff points subject excluded - General Studies and Critical Thinking

UCAS Tariff

104
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About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2019

Do you want a career that makes a positive impact on society and the world around you? Would you like the chance to study abroad? With our course, you can help address the health impacts of contemporary health issues such as climate change or violence, contribute to tackling child obesity, reduce mortality rates and help promote health and well-being. This innovative course has been developed to enable you to gain an understanding of approaches to health promotion and public health. It is ideal for entry into a wide spectrum of roles both in the UK and overseas.

There are strong links between this course and the UK public health skills and career framework, meaning you will graduate with a range of competencies and transferable skills. You can study this course on full time for 3 years or part time for 5 years.

Tuition fees

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England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

City South Campus, Edgbaston

Department:

School of Health Sciences

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