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Health Studies with Integrated Foundation Year

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    • Health Studies with Integrated Foundation Year - B90F
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Health Studies with Integrated Foundation Year

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Duration: 4 years full time

UCAS code: B90F

Institution code: R72

Campus: Egham

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Duration: 3 years full time

UCAS code: B900

Institution code: R72

Campus: Egham

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Health Studies with Integrated Foundation Year

Our Integrated Foundation Year for science is a thorough, skills-building course that will give you everything you need to start your study of BSc Health Studies with confidence. 

Healthy populations underpin society and can help us provide answers to fundamental questions. Our Foundation Year sets you up so that you’re ready to take on those questions - providing you with opportunities to gain knowledge and understanding in a progressive structure to get started on your chosen degree at university. Once you have completed your Foundation year, you will normally progress onto the full degree course, BSc Health Studies. There may also be flexibility to move onto a degree in another department.

Delivered by our new Department of Health Studies, the BSc Health Studies degree is designed to equip a new generation of health practitioners with the skills to address health protection, health promotion and sustainable living frameworks to address 21st -century issues that impact human and environmental health.

You’ll be part of a supportive learning environment with small group seminars and tutorials encouraging development, co-operation, and effective team-working. Through our collaborative approach to learning and practical experience, you will learn how to evaluate, discuss, and practice solution-focused approaches to various challenges that affect health and wellbeing in society. You’ll develop your understanding of the relationship between health frameworks and the environment through a global health focus and systems approach thinking.

Your course will include challenge led placements with community, national and international partners, plus frequent opportunities to network and collaborate with local and national partners in the sector, with a focus on developing your employability skills.

From navigating and influencing systems, writing policy, managing data and developing research skills, to having the confidence to build partnerships and drive essential projects, you will graduate with the knowledge and exposure to go on to a rewarding career promoting the value of health for our communities and environment, and to bring about lasting changes that save lives.

From time to time, we make changes to our courses to improve the student and learning experience. If we make a significant change to your chosen course, we’ll let you know as soon as possible.

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