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**Why study Health and Social Care? This course is designed to equip you with the necessary skills, abilities and knowledge to meet the rapidly expanding and changing environment in health and social care. This course aims to give you the knowledge, understanding and core skills required to pursue a wide range of careers in a variety of statutory or non-statutory, community or residential health and social care settings. Graduates might go into areas such as working in drugs and alcohol, housing, women’s centres, domestic violence and disability.** Giving you the opportunity to develop your skills and put you in a good position for both the UK and an international jobs market, personal and professional development, leadership and international perspectives are keen components of this course. You’ll also be supported in exploring and identifying a range of career choices for yourself. How will you learn?
- You’ll be taught different aspects of health and social care, from looking at how to assess needs to being introduced to law, social policy, assessment and care planning
- You’ll explore your own values in relation to working with diverse groups, and engage in becoming a reflective practitioner
- Taking a hands-on approach you’ll have the opportunity to put your theoretical skills into practice through undertaking a work placement in your third year. This will support and enhance your learning, increase your future employability prospects and give you the chance to make useful contacts in industry so that you can reach your full potential
- You’ll be taught by a very supportive and experienced teaching team who have worked in a range of Health and Social Care roles. They’ll use their expertise to bring their teaching to life with real-life case studies
Year 1 Core modules: Understanding Health and Social Care Introduction to Law and Social Policy Social Science and Professional Practice Working Together with Service Users and Carers Year 2 Core modules: Leadership in Health and Community Settings Research Methods and Skills Assessing Community Needs and Developing Resources Social Care Interventions Year 3 Core modules: International Health and Social Development Work Placement and Reflection Assessment and Care Planning Choose one of the following option modules Think Family and Strength Based Approaches Applied Law
You will be assessed through a wide range of methods including essays, presentations, poster presentations, workshops and portfolios. The nature of the assessment varies from module to module, and mirrors the modes of communication expected of graduates in this field, for example, report writing, presentations and essays. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.
How to apply
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||104 points||from a combination of Level 3 qualifications including a Grade C at A Level or a Merit in BTEC Subsidiary Diploma or National Extended Certificate.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||M: 45 credits|
If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable. Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our Where are you from information pages - https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/where-are-you-from/ Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
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