BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care

Duration: 3 years

Course details

This programme will help you develop knowledge and skills that will prepare you for employment in your chosen health and social care setting. You will learn about all aspects of the service user’s journey through health and social care agencies, considering the law, policy, research and practice. Getting out of the classroom and into the workplace is a key part of your learning, so there are work placements throughout the course.


Year 1

  • Understanding Health and Social Care

  • Social Problems

  • Practical Skills in Health and Social Care

  • Dimensions of Health

  • Exploring Psycho-Social Theory

  • Applied Qualitative Research in the Social Sciences

Year 2

  • Sex, Families and the Construction of Personal Lives

  • Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences

  • Counselling Approaches in Practice Settings and Guidance

  • Life course Approaches to Children, Young People and Families

  • Globalisation, Health and Social Care

Year 3

  • The Clinical Gaze: Medicine, Disability and Confinement

  • Contemporary Issues in Social Welfare

  • Entrepreneurship and Project Management

  • Life course Approaches to Health and Ageing

  • Gender, Violence and Society

Entry requirements

  • UCAS: 112 tariff points
  • GCSEs: minimum of grade C with 5 subjects including English language and mathematics.

Career posibilities

Employment opportunities are excellent and Health and Social Care. You will be able to have positions as service managers, advocacy, service coordinators, educators and trainers, technician and support workers. You can also progress onto postgraduate studies in education, public health, social work, occupational therapy, nursing and research.

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If you need more information, please contact us on 020 3302 7144 or on our CONTACT page to discuss your requirements.