BSc (Hons) Health Promotion and Public Health with Foundation Year

Course overview

This innovative course will prepare you to gain the real-life knowledge and skills needed to promote the health and wellness of individuals and communities.

It has been designed for those planning to work in the health promotion/public health arena and individuals who have a public health/health promotion remit within their current role

On this course, you will learn about the major determinants of individuals and communities health (eg: social, cultural, economic and political) and gain the knowledge and skills necessary to plan, deliver and evaluate innovative health promotion interventions.

Key topic areas will include determinants of health, surveillance and assessment of the population’s health and wellbeing, assessing the evidence of effectiveness of interventions, programmes and services along with leadership and collaborative working.

This course achieved 96% overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2016. This places us in the top ten universities in the UK for overall satisfaction with our nursing courses.

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Key Information:

Course duration: 4 Years
Study Mode: Full-time
Study Location: Birmingham Campus
London Campus
Luton Campus

Course Level: 6
Award: BSc (Hons) Degree
Awarding Body: University of West London

Modules Studied

Foundation Year (Level 3) modules:

  • Foundations of Science for Healthcare 1
  • Foundations of Science for Healthcare 2
  • Healthcare Systems in the UK
  • Determinants of Health and Illness
  • Academic Performance
  • Personalised Learning

Year one (Level 4) modules:

  • Understanding Health, Illness and Wellbeing
  • Using Evidence in Health Promotion and Public Health
  • Determinants of Health and Illness
  • Health Promotion through the Lifespan
  • Measuring Health
  • Politics and Policy of Healthcare.

Year two (Level 5) modules:

  • Educating for Health
  • Delivering Health Promotion Interventions
  • Research Methods and Critical Appraisal in Health Promotion and Public Health
  • Promoting Mental Health and Wellness
  • Multi-media Health Communications
  • Assessing Population Health.

Year three (Level 6) modules:

  • Policy and Evaluation in Public Health
  • Planning and Implementation for Health Promotion and Public Health
  • Leadership, Influence and Improvement in the Community
  • Double Dissertation for Health Promotion and Public Health.

Starting Dates:

Dates to be confirmed. Please get in touch with our Admissions Team

Tuition Fees:


We welcome applicants with no formal qualifications. These applications will be considered on an individual basis taking into account their admissions process. The admissions process here at London School of Science and Technology is the entry requirement. It requires a Maths and English assessment to be passed at a substantial standard, followed by a SAPE (Screening for Accreditation for Prior Experience) assessment, questions to be answered in regards to the course you wish to study (this is a requirement which is subject to previous qualifications). It is completed with an interview with an academic lecturer to dictate whether you can qualify to study with us.

You will be assessed through written assignments and presentations. The assignment criteria are provided by the awarding body.