Health & Social Care at Bangor University - UCAS

Course summary

The course emphasises the social experiences of health and care and the management of services and how this provision is influenced by society, the economy, political and ethical factors. You’ll develop a detailed understanding of key contemporary issues shaping our health and our society and therefore the well-being of individuals and their communities. This course is perfect for anyone with an interest in playing a proactive role in improving the care given to vulnerable members of society. The BA (Hons) Health and Social Care degree will provide you with an in-depth understanding of health and social care theory and practice, and help you to gain the skills necessary to improve the lives of those who rely on the health and social care system. Health and social care continues to be a growing sector and as people live longer and the ways people interact with services evolves new exciting opportunities exist to make a real difference to people’s lives. In line with today’s fast-changing care sector, the emphasis during this course will be on the social experiences of health and care and the practical delivery and management of services. You’ll learn how the provision and delivery of these services is influenced by technology, society and the economy as well as by political and ethical factors across a variety of different health and social care systems giving you a global perspective. You’ll also develop the critical and analytical skills that underpin evidence-based practice, preparing you for a fulfilling career in the sector, either in the UK or elsewhere. ‘Placement Year’ and 'International Experience Year’ options are available for this course. You will have the opportunity to fully consider these options when you have started your course at Bangor and can make an application for a transfer onto such a pathway at the appropriate time. You can find more information about these options on our website and if you have any questions, please get in touch.


For details of the modular structure, please see the course description on Bangor University's website.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We are happy to accept combinations of the qualifications listed above, as well as alternative Level 3 qualifications such as City & Guilds, Access, Cambridge Technical Diplomas, Irish Leaving Certificate (80- 96 points from a minimum of 4 Higher Subjects), and NCFE CACHE Level 3 Extended Diploma. We also welcome applications from mature learners. International Candidates: school leaving qualifications and college diplomas are accepted from countries worldwide (subject to minimum English Language requirements), details at:

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For the most up-to-date information on acceptable English Language proficiency qualifications, please visit our webpage below.

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9000 Year 1

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Tuition fees and scholarship information for International applicants can be found here:
Health & Social Care at Bangor University - UCAS