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Course summary

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

Modules

Year 1 (Core) The Context of Health and Social Care, Introduction to Safeguarding Children and Adults, Professional Issues in Health & Social Care (and work experience), Communication Skills in Health and Social Care, An Introduction to Academic Study and Employability Skills for Health and Social Care, Human Growth and Development through a bio-psycho-social lens Year 2 (Core) Introduction to Public Health and Health Promotion, Understanding Health and Social Care Organisations (and work experience), Research Skills for Health and Social Care, The Employable Graduate Year 2 (Optional) Supporting individuals, families and households, Mental Health and Wellbeing Perspectives, Basic Counselling Skills, Dementia Awareness in Health and Social Care Year 3 (Core) Contemporary Issues in Health and Social Care, Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care, Extended Health and Social Care Study Project, Human Factors and Safe Practice in Health and Social Integrated Care Year 3 (Optional) Specialist Care Skills: Substance Use and Society, Specialist Care Skills: Youth Crime and Criminal Justice, Specialist Care Skills: Housing, Homelessness and Supporting Multiple Disadvantage


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
L512
Institution code:
S72
Campus name:
Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
93%
Student satisfaction
80%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

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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
EU £16750 Year 1
International £16750 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