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BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care will provide you with a detailed understanding of health and social care policy and practice. You will study the key contemporary issues that influence health, social care and the wellbeing of individuals and communities, from a theoretical, policy and practical level.
This degree combines academic rigour with practical experience; you will have the opportunity to test your new knowledge and skills in a work placement in your final year.
This course is taught via workshops, small group work, lectures, computer-based learning, presentations and independent learning. Your progress will be assessed with projects, presentations, multiple choice questionnaires and time-constrained tests. Throughout the degree you’ll have support from academic staff.
Some modules have prerequisites. Read more about what this means in our Help and Advice article.
Please note, optional modules are subject to change.
Please contact the study centre for more information on their specific requirements and equivalent qualifications from outside the UK.
Please contact the study centre for information on fees for this course.
This information was correct at the time of publication.
Health and Social Care is a diverse field, with opportunities to specialise in areas such as young people, mental health, or drug and alcohol abuse support.
Many BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care graduates now work in the NHS, charities such as Age UK and MIND, social care organisations such as Turning Point, and other public, private and voluntary sector health agencies.
Further study is also a popular option, with some graduates choosing to pursue taught Masters courses or research degrees.
As part of your degree you will undertake a work placement during your final year. This will be your opportunity to apply your learning in a real-life context. You will be able to choose the placement which most closely matches your interests.
Previous students' placements have been with organisations such as local hospices, residential care homes, disability support, schools, mental health services, drug and alcohol services, the North of England Refugee Service, and Age UK.
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