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.
Read the full programme specification for the BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care course for more information.
You'll learn through workshops, small group work, lectures, computer-based learning, presentations and independent learning. Plus, you'll get one-to-one support from our expert academic staff. You'll be marked on your group project and presentations, multiple-choice questionnaires and timed tests.
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You must meet the minimum English language requirements to join the course.
The annual, full-time, fee for this course is:
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In this course, you'll learn everything you need to know to take on management roles in a diverse sector that includes working with young people, mental health and drug and alcohol abuse support.
You'll be able to work for the NHS, charities like Age UK and MIND, social care organisations like Turning Point and other public, private and voluntary sector health agencies. Social workers, for example, earn on average over £35,000 (according to Glassdoor).
You can also go on to further study, with some graduate studying taught masters or research degrees.
Our guest lecture programme lets you listen to people working in the areas you could be in yourself. Plus it's a chance to build your network, which will be useful when you're applying for placements and jobs. In the past, we've heard from Children North East, Lifeline, Healthworks and Headlight.