Bath Spa University, Bath:
Bath Spa University is a fantastic place to study just 1.5 hours from London (Bath is located 120 miles west of London). Ranked in the top ten of the modern UK Universities, the University is small enough for students to benefit from a supportive and friendly study environment, but large enough to provide excellent facilities and resources.
Bsc in Biology:
At Bath Spa University you can study the full breadth of Biology or specialise in specific areas such as human biology, conservation, animal biology and plant biology. Our lecturers have specialist interests in a wide range of animals, plants and environments and this is reflected in the breadth and depth of the lecture programme.
Year 1 - Subjects include Biological Structure and Function, Biodiversity and Conservation, Disease and Public Health, Environmental Biology, Human Biology and Introduction to Microbiology.
Year 2 - Topics include Animal Biology, Biological Basis of Behaviour, Biological Research Skills, Ecology, Human Nutrition, Wildlife Conservation.
Year 3 includes Research Project, Animal Behaviour, Bio-society, Ecological Assessment, Marine Biology and Waste Management.
Bsc in Development Geography (Foundation Degree):
This two year programme course explores the topical and key global issues of development, with particular focus on developing countries, and sustainability. You will learn about the environmental, social and geopolitical issues and challenges facing the world today. A unique feature of this two-year programme is that you will undertake a work placement in a developing country (for example Ghana, India, Sri Lanka, Peru or Thailand) during your second year, organised by our partner Projects Abroad. You will receive training in methods and techniques used by practitioners, such as participatory involvement and interviewing, and field experience such as project design and working with translators.
* Development Geography
* Sustainable Development
* Geographical Skills
* Overseas Placement
* Sustainable Communities
* Soil and Water Conservation
* Professional Studies
Bsc in Diet and Health:
The central theme of this three year programme is the impact of diet, nutrition and lifestyle on health.The Diet and Health degree at Bath Spa University consists of three main themes: human nutrition, health and public health, and food safety and quality. You will learn about the key processes involved in nutrition and the acquisition of human health, examining nutrition in terms of diet and the role that diet plays in reducing risk factors associated with disease and its impact on public health. You will also explore diet and health from a social perspective and consider aspects related to food choice and the production of a safe and nutritious food supply.
* Introduction to Food and Nutrition
* Exploring Health and Social Care
* Human Biology: Health and Disease
* Public Health and Health Promotion
* Nutrition and Society
* Research Methods.
* Debates in Health and Social Care.
Bsc in Environmental Science:
The Environmental Science Course is a three year course which will will give you the knowledge and skills to understand and look after the environment. The flexibility to choose your own mix of modules will allow you to tailor your degree to suit career opportunities in different environmental fields. This course enables you to gain both biological and geographical perspectives of the environment.
# Biology modules:
* Wildlife Conservation
* Environmental Management
* Health and Human Environments
# Geography modules:
* Global Environmental Change
* Investigating Environment and Society
* River and Coastal Dynamics
* Soil and Water
* Sustainable Communities
* Field Investigation
Bsc in Geography:
Geography bridges the earth sciences (physical geography) and social sciences (human geography) allowing geographers to develop unique understandings of the inter-relationships between people and their physical and social environments. Studying geography at BSU will equip you not only with up-to-date knowledge of your subject but with a valuable suite of skills such as mapping, data analysis, surveying skills, computer literacy, communication and independent and reasoned thinking. Our geography graduates are highly valued by employers for this balance of knowledge and skills.
* River and Coastal Dynamics;
* Global Environmental Change;
* Soil and Water;
* Field Investigation (includes residential fieldtrip);
* Understanding Landscapes;
* Cultural Geographies;
* Sustainable Communities;
* Project Management;
* Geographic Information;
* Earth Observation.
Bsc in Health and Social Care Management (Foundation Degree):
This vocationally focused 2 year course is aimed at people either working or wishing to develop a career in the health and social care sector. The Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care Management is a course aiming to reflect current thinking about good practice in these areas. It is designed to help you identify and extend your skills in health and social care management. To complete this programme you must be employed or be a volunteer, either full or part-time, within the health and social care sector.
* Ethics, Leadership and Inter-professional Working;
* Psychology and Evidence Based Practice;
* Work-based Learning 1 - Reflective Practitioner
* Managing Care; Risks, Rights and Practice;
* Management in the Health and Social Care Sector;
* Work-based Learning 2 - Reflective Practitioner.
Bsc in Sociology:
Sociology is an exciting, challenging, relevant and increasingly important subject. Sociology is the study of society: how it's structured and how it works. If you’re interested in people or the way people behave together, then Sociology could be for you. Sociology at Bath Spa University is taught in an exciting and supportive way that begins with real everyday concerns – thinking about identity and who we are.
The three year programme consists of the following topics:
- Sociology: Perspectives and Debates
- Social Science Research Methods
- Criminology and Criminal Justice
- Families and Family Relationships
- Issues in Mental Health and Illness
MSc Ecological Impact Assessment:
The postgraduate programme in Ecological Impact Assessment (EcIA) has developed from a high quality undergraduate programme in ecological assessment at Bath Spa University. It takes advantage of staff professional expertise in impact assessment, research and teaching. The course addresses skill gaps identified by the Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management and the British Ecological Society: biological survey; data interpretation; environmental legislation; and professional practice. The development of this course has been encouraged and welcomed by industry.
MSc Health Studies:
A multi-disciplinary postgraduate programme that aims to meet the needs of professionals working or considering work in health and allied fields. The programme comprises an MSc Health Studies, and specialised routes in Healthcare Management and Public Health for Practitioners.The programme is flexible and suitable for a wide range of health practitioners, teachers or others with an interest in health studies.
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