Staffordshire University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Health and Social Care

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Course summary

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This course has been designed to produce the professionals of the future, who can positively address the challenges that health and social care presents. Meeting the health and social care needs of the population is one of the greatest challenges facing any society. It extends to almost every facet of social life, from the person who is unwell and seeking support for themselves, to political decisions about how to structure national systems of healthcare delivery. Comprehensive in its content, this course has been designed to produce the professionals of the future, who can positively address the challenges that health and social care presents. Throughout your studies you will be taught by friendly, knowledgeable lecturers,who have been employed in either health or social care and are well equipped to help you relate your study topics to current policy and practice. On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care

Course details

Modules

Year 1 (Core) The Context of Health and Social Care, Professional Issues, Healthy Individuals through the Lifespan, Using Communication Skills Year 2 (Core) Introduction to Public Health, Understanding Health and Social Care Organisations (and work experience), Health Promotion, Research Skills Year 3 (Core), Extended Health and Social Care Project , Contemporary Issues in Health and Social Care, Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care, The Employable Graduate


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeL512
Institution code S72
Campus nameStaffordshire University (Stoke Campus)
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 96 points We welcome a wide range of qualifications and qualification combinations. We assess each application individually, taking in to account any experience and skills you may have in your chosen field. Don't worry if you can't see your specific qualification listed, just contact our team of experts on 01782 294400 or email us at [email protected] for further advise
A level CCC Other A Level combinations possible to achieve 96 points. Minimum of 2 A Levels, can be combined with other Level 3 qualifications eg. AS levels/Extended Project to achieve 96 points
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMM Grade combinations below 96 points considered when combined with other Level 3 qualifications including AS and Extended Project to achieve 96 points
Access to HE Diploma Pass Access to HE Diploma with 96 UCAS points
Scottish Higher Achieve a minimum of 96 tariff points achieved from either five Highers or a combination of two Highers offered with two Advanced Highers. Where only Highers have been taken a minimum of (CCCCD) are required.
AS Can be combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 96 points
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DD Grade combinations below 96 points considered when combined with other Level 3 qualifications including AS and Extended Project to achieve 96 points
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 96 tariff points
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 96 tariff points
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 96 tariff points
Scottish Advanced Higher Achieve a minimum of 96 tariff points achieved in either three Advanced Highers or from a combination of two Advanced Highers plus two Highers.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme Tarrif points from composite elements of IB Made up of 6 components - usually comprising of 3 subjects at 'higher level' and 3 at 'standard' level. Opportunity to add on to points with extended essay and theory of knowledge. All the above attract UCAS points. Potential to meet the points by not passing all six component of qualificaiton.
Extended Project Can be combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 96 points
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H3, H4, H4, H4, H4
HNC (BTEC) P May be considered for advanced entry onto the second year of the degree. Subject to satisfactory comparability of modular content of level 4. A transcript will be required.
HND (BTEC) P May be considered for advanced entry onto the second year of the degree. Subject to satisfactory comparability of modular content of level 4. A transcript will be required.
OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma DD Grade combinations below 96 points considered when combined with other Level 3 qualifications including AS and Extended Project to achieve 96 points
OCR Cambridge Technical Subsidiary Diploma Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 96 tariff points
OCR Cambridge Technical Foundation Diploma Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 96 tariff points
OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 96 tariff points
OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 96 tariff points
OCR Cambridge Technical Certificate Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 96 tariff points

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

Additional fee information

For further details of what is and is not included in your tuition fees please visit www.staffs.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees/
Health and Social Care at Staffordshire University - UCAS