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Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) years full-time 2018
Ucas points guide


% applicants receiving offers


  • Others in subjects allied to medicine
Student score
80% MED
% employed or in further study
85% LOW
Average graduate salary
£18k LOW
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level

Scottish Highers
Not Available

BTEC Diploma

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma

UCAS tariff points

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 112 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers


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.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support


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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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

Here’s a chance for you to study while making a difference to people’s lives. Public health is a dynamic, evolving international subject area, centred on improving the health, wellbeing and quality of life not just in the community around the corner but across entire nations. It’s an area that’s made for students who are committed and caring, who believe in social justice and who are prepared to work hard within communities to effect change - to do something for the greater good. At the University of East London, we pride ourselves on inspiring and developing health workers like that from all over the world. One of our students from Uganda told us, “I want to go back afterwards to apply what I’ve learned – and I want my children to be proud of the work I do.” We’re definitely proud of the work our students do. We’ve revamped our course, making it more practical, ensuring there are more opportunities for you to benefit from work placements and health projects in the community.


YEAR 1 Academic Skills (core) Introduction to Epidemiology (core) Introduction to Research Methods (core) Understanding Health and Health Systems (core)YEAR 2 Employability (core) Practical Epidemiology (core) Research Methods (core) Health Policy (optional) Global Health and the Environment (optional) Health Informatics (optional)YEAR 3 Integrative Public Health (core) Research Project (core) Gender, Sexuality and Health (optional) Health Promotion and Later Life (optional) Global and Local Perspectives in Health (optional) Strategy and Commissioning (optional) Health Service Finance (optional)

University of East London

Stratford campus

UEL's students have one thing in common, their drive to achieve their ambitions. We create an environment that allows our students to reach their goals, through an inspiring atmosphere and teaching that is designed with your future in mind. Students' attitudes are reflected in UEL's ambitions to grow and regenerate.

How you'll spend your time

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How you'll be assessed

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What do the numbers say for

The percentages below relate to the general subject area at this uni, not to one course. We show these stats because there isn't enough data about the specific course, or where this is the most detailed info made available to us.

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were taking courses within this subject area about things such as the quality of facilities and teaching - useful to refer to when you're narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether overall satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 90%
Student score 80% MED
Able to access IT resources


Staff made the subject interesting


Library resources are satisfactory


Feedback on work has been helpful


Feedback on work has been prompt


Staff are good at explaining things


Staff value students' opinions



Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
6% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
77% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
13% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
285 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
50% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
18% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 85% LOW
Average graduate salary £18k LOW
Graduates who are natural and social science professionals


Graduates who are science, engineering and production technicians


Graduates who are caring personal services


Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
These statistics refer to the prospects of graduates from a range of degrees including environmental health, counselling and occupational therapy, but the numbers of students taking these subjects tend to be quite small. Occupational therapy is an exception, with 1,060 degrees awarded in 2015. There are also usually a larger number of mature students, particularly with counselling-related degrees. We don't have enough occupational therapists to meet demand in the UK and numbers training are falling, so if you're looking at a role in the health sector this is a good option to consider.
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