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Course summary

This health and social care course explores the core concepts of healthcare through theoretical and practical learning. This course aims to help you become a knowledgeable, enthusiastic and skilled individual ready to support the delivery of health and social care within the NHS, local authority services, private health provision or third-sector services. The Health and Social Care BA (Hons) degree provides you with the opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills required of healthcare support workers, community healthcare workers, and those with roles in health and social care. The course also offers continuing professional development opportunities. Upon graduation, you will be prepared for roles in a variety of health and social care settings, such as working with those experiencing mental health issues or domestic violence, tackling environmental health issues or in public health teams. You will also be prepared for postgraduate study in areas such as nursing, social work or postgraduate teacher training. If you choose to leave the degree course after successfully passing Year 1, you will be eligible for a Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Health and Social Care. If you choose to leave the degree course after successfully passing Year 2, you will be eligible for a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Health and Social Care. For the most up-to-date information about course modules or sandwich years, please visit our website.

Modules

Year 1: Contemporary Health and Wellbeing Working in Health and Social Care Modern Society Healthy Environments Year 2: An Introduction to Healthy Development Working with the Vulnerable in Society Mental Health and Social Policy Research Methods Final year: Global Health Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care Tackling Disease Research Project


How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

All applications are considered on an individual basis and the whole application is reviewed which includes previous and predicted qualifications, experience, reference and your motivation to study the course. The University also accepts the BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate/BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma and BTEC Level 3 National Diploma/BTEC Level 3 Diploma for entry onto degree programmes, provided that they are studied in combination with other qualifications that are equivalent to three A2 Levels. This may include subject specific requirements where necessary. If you are successful in receiving an offer, you will be invited to an Applicant Visit Day to discover more about the course and studying at Coventry University Group.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7950 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7950 Year 1
Scotland £7950 Year 1
Wales £7950 Year 1
Channel Islands £7950 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £7950 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Health and Social Care BA (Hons) at Coventry University - UCAS