Public Health at CU Scarborough
The health sector is arguably one of the most important sectors in the UK, as it impacts almost every part of our lives. It is responsible for the health and wellbeing of entire populations. The Public Health courses at CU Scarborough (CUS) have been designed to provide students with the skills and expertise needed to excel in this field.
The Public Health courses on offer at CUS look at a wide range of health issues in not only the UK but Europe and the rest of the world. Being a student at CU Scarborough will allow you to understand the public health profession and how issues in this multidisciplinary community environment are overcome.
Working in the health industry involves analysing factors that influence our health and wellbeing and the impact of care on patients. This includes social, environmental, cultural, economic, political and structural factors.
All the qualifications gained at CU Scarborough are accredited and awarded by Coventry University.
At CUS we offer several courses in the health sector. These range from Foundation Years to Higher National Certificates (HNC), Higher National Diplomas (HND) and BA (Hons) Degrees. The Foundation Years we offer at CU Scarborough for the health sector are either Health and Social Care or Health and Life Sciences. From completing one of these courses students can then progress onto the Public Health and Community Studies or Health & Social Care HNC, HND and BA (Hons) Degree.
Studying at CU Scarborough will provide you with the opportunity to apply for jobs that will contribute to reducing the causes of ill health, improving people’s health and managing the public’s overall wellbeing. The community studies aspect of our courses aims to provide employment opportunities in developing and strengthening communities within the public, private and voluntary sectors.
Is CU Scarborough right for you?
Choosing the correct educational institution is an important life decision, one that CU Scarborough aims to make easier for you. All of the courses we offer are available to you on a full time or part time basis so that students are able to fit their studies in with their normal everyday lives.