What is Population Health and Medical Sciences?

Our Population Health and Medical Sciences Course is one of our Pathways to Medicine. The course examines the determinants of human health from Particle, to Person to Population exploring the variety of factors which impact the health and wellbeing of a population.

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  1. It's not too late to apply through UCAS EXTRA. Visit our UCAS Extra guide to find out how Extra works and if you could be eligible for another chance at applying to your dream course. 
  2. Alternatively, if you're worried about your upcoming grades, you can pre-register for clearing now.

Our Student Stories

Leila Farooqi
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"I was thrilled to find a course that fulfilled both the human and scientific aspects of health, but I was particularly drawn to Swansea University because of how enthusiastic and friendly the lecturers and staff were.

Because my course was small, I got to know the and lecturers very well and a sense of community and support was quickly established. This helped during assessment periods because I knew I could rely on my support network."

Find out more about Leila's Student Story

What careers could be open to me when I graduate?

Through our three employability strands, Population Health and Medical Sciences will give you access to a range of exciting careers, from health informatics and health research to patient advocacy and care management.  You could also follow our Pathway to Medicine. The three Employability Strands are:

  • Medical Science Research
  • Medical Science Enterprise and Innovation
  • Medical Science in Practice (our Pathway to Medicine). 

By tailoring your studies, you can work towards the career you want.

What if I want to become a Medical Doctor?

This course is also one of our Pathways to Medicine degrees offering the opportunity of a guaranteed interview for Graduate Entry Medicine, helping you achieve your ambition to study Medicine and become a Doctor. They are ideal if you:

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Explore Your Course Options ...

Find out more information about each of our courses. On the course page you will find information on modules, entry requirements, teaching staff, tuition fees and how our Pathways to Medicine work.