BSc Public Health / Overview

Year of entry: 2024

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

We require 33 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

  • Develop the skills you need to explore a career in public health with global opportunities.
  • Make a difference by learning how to improve the health and wellbeing.
  • Discover how to protect against health threats and reduce ill health.
  • Learn about health inequalities and how to reduce these.
  • Discover how to improve the physical, mental and social wellbeing of different age ranges and ethnic groups. 
  • Explore methods to ensure health services are effective, efficient and accessible. 
  • Access additional activities through our Public Health Professional Development programme, including the Geneva Winter School, epidemiology summer school, CPD courses and seminars.

Open days

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Tuition fees for home students commencing their studies in September 2024 will be £9,250 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £22,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

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
Contact name
Admissions team
+44 (0)161 529 4563
School/Faculty overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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