BSc Public Health (Distance/Blended Learning) / Overview

Year of entry: 2022

Degree awarded
Bachelor of Science (Honours)
3 years FT, 6 years PT
Typical A-level offer
BBB (including specific subjects)
Typical International Baccalaureate offer

We require 32 points overall with grades 5,5,5 in higher level subjects (one of which must include Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics [Analysis and Approaches or Applications and Interpretation], Physics, Geography, Geology, Computer Science or Psychology).

We will consider a number of other comparable qualifications, studied in the UK and internationally. If you have any queries about your particular qualification, please email .

Full entry requirements

How to apply

Course overview

  • Learn how the public may be protected from health threats, how the health of populations may be improved and the causes of ill health reduced.
  • Study a range of interventions that target individual or subsections of the population such as different age ranges and ethnic groups.
  • Explore methods to ensure health services are effective, efficient and accessible.
  • Develop your analytical skills to appraise research and policy. 
  • Access additional activities through our Public Health Professional Development programme, including the WHO Geneva Winter School, the International Festival of Public Health, the Epidemiology International Summer School, CPD courses and other seminars.

Open days

For details of the next university undergraduate open day, visit: open days and visits .

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).


The University of Manchester is committed to attracting and supporting the very best students. We have a focus on nurturing talent and ability, and we want to make sure that you have the opportunity to study here, regardless of your financial circumstances.

For information about scholarships and bursaries, please visit our undergraduate finance page: Student finance for undergraduates at Manchester .

Contact details

Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
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0161 543 4697 (10AM-4PM UK)
School/Faculty overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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