The BSc (Hons) Community Health and Well-Being degree focuses on interventions that health care workers provide outside of health care establishments. However there are generic study skills elements attached to the programme, along with Anatomy and Pathology modules which would suit both acute and community practice. Community Health Workers use strong interpersonal skills to improve access and early diagnosis in communities. The Community Health & Wellbeing course offers the opportunity to top-up your foundation qualification to a full BSc (Hons) qualification with just one additional year of study.
Top-Up year to BSc (Hons) modules include: Inter-Professional and Multi-Agency Working Professional collaboration examines the necessary theoretical frameworks as well as the relevant critical analysis skills to explore what it means to work inter-professionally in delivering services to young people, adults, & families. Applied Professional Project This module aims to provide an opportunity for students to research a topic of their choice and demonstrate an appropriate level of understanding of the issues, theories, concepts and debates within their chosen area. Health Promotion This module will provide you with a sound understanding of the theoretical and empirical basis of health promotion, and equips you with the conceptual and practical skills to design and evaluate health promotion policies and programmes. Professional Development in Health and Social Care Management You will gain an insight into the key issues and challenges facing those who manage, or are managed, through professional development systems within health and social care. Consideration will be given as to how organisations manage individual performance, including the role of performance appraisals and career development plans.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Successful completion of Foundation Degree (FD) Community Health & Wellbeing. If you hold a HND or Foundation Degree in another subject area, entry onto the course is determined by the modules you have achieved
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
A satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check is required (additional cost applies; no offences are considered spent). Applicants who have identified that they have a conviction will, in the first instance, be contacted by the University to complete a self-disclosure form so that any issues around placements, professional practice etc., can be considered at the earlier stages of the admissions process. Applicants who are successful in their application, and who are offered a place which they then accept, will be contacted three months prior to enrolment (where possible) with details of the University’s online DBS service. Full details are available on the University website and, if applicants have any questions regarding their DBS, they should contact the Enquiries and Admissions Team at [email protected] Subscription to the DBS update service is strongly recommended.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
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University of South Wales