BSC (Hons) Health and Social Care (Top Up) The course is delivered by staff from the Health and Social Care Department at Furness College. All of the taught sessions are delivered at the Furness College site.The BSc (level 6 academic studies) is designed to build on level 4 and level 5 academic study and experience. It provides the opportunity for shared and inter professional learning as students studying on the course have experience of both health and social care environments. Awarding Body This course is approved by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). How long is the course? Full-time: 1 Year Attendance: One full day per week, studying six modules per year. Part-time: Two years Attendance: One part-time day per week, studying three modules per year. How will I learn? The course offers you a mixture of lectures, seminars, tutorials and practical classes to help you learn. These are supported by material on a virtual learning environment (VLE) or the blackboard site held within Uclan. You will need to supplement the classes with reading and practical work in your own time. What subjects will I study? The programme will be as follows for full-time students. Part-time students will study three modules each year. • NU3268 Developing Leadership Skills • PW3001 Health & Social Care Practice Project • HS3000 Current Research Issues in Health and Social Care Systems • HS3705 Drugs Health and Society • NU3720 Safeguarding How will I be assessed? Assignments, portfolio, reports, presentations. Are there any additional costs? In 2020/21, full-time fees are £6,600 per year. Part-time fees are £4,400 per year (£1,100 per 20 credit module). The fee for the full course is £13,200. Please note, fees are set and are payable on a yearly basis and are subject to a small increase in line with inflation, set by the government. For more details on additional costs, please refer to the HE Tuition Fees Contract. Programme Specification
The programme will be as follows for full-time students. Part-time students will study three modules each year. • NU3268 Developing Leadership Skills • PW3001 Health & Social Care Practice Project • HS3000 Current Research Issues in Health and Social Care Systems • HS3705 Drugs Health and Society • NU3720 Safeguarding
Assignments, portfolio, reports, presentations
How to apply
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Applicants are normally expected to have a minimum of four GCSE passes at grade C and above, minimum of grade C (GCSE) or level 2 in literacy and numeracy and one pass at A2 or equivalent (eg. NVQ3 in a relevant subject will be considered as equivalent for the purposes of entry to this course). Full consideration will be given to applicants who do not have the above formal qualifications but who have significant relevant work experience. Where the entry criteria are not easily evidenced you will be invited to an exploratory interview. Within the interview you will be encouraged to discuss your readiness for study. Where this is not certain you may be encouraged to undertake an access course prior to commencement of the programme All offers of places are subject to satisfactory interview, medical and Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance. If a student is in employment and has recently had these checks completed by his/her employer the employer may be able to supply this information to the University.
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