Leeds Trinity University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Health and Social Care

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Course summary

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Do you want a professional career shaping the future of health and social care? Are you interested in the changing nature of population health and health inequalities in society? Our Health and Social Care degree will allow you to develop the advanced knowledge, values, resilience and employability skills needed to become a leader and influencer to help meet the needs of the 21st century health and social care sector.  You’ll examine health and social care from national and global perspectives considering cultural values and beliefs, enabling you to deliver compassionate, high quality and inclusive care and services for individuals, families and communities. Your lecturers will use their up-to-date practitioner and research experience to help you develop a high level of theoretical knowledge and practical know how. Subject specific skills and the importance of cultural competence, social justice, adherence to relevant legislation and professional standards will be evident throughout all levels of your study. Professional work placements, which form an integral part of your degree, will give you the chance to gain experience in multiple health and social care settings and there are opportunities to study, work or volunteer overseas during your course. The applied nature of this degree means you’ll graduate with the knowledge, skills and experience needed for professional practice and that employers in this growing sector are looking for. Professional placements Our students have completed placements in facilities that provide residential care for adults and older adults, with youth work teams, in the NHS, in children's and family centres, and with charities and non-government agencies. You may also choose to explore career pathways in primary care outside of traditional clinical roles, including social prescribing, public health, community development and digital health enterprise. Career opportunities The continued growth and changing nature of the health and social care sector provides a wide range of opportunities for graduates with the right skills. This degree will prepare you for a diverse range of careers, such as social prescriber, health and wellbeing coach, care navigator, psychological wellbeing practitioner and community engagement officer.

Course details

Modules

On this course you will study a selection of modules, which may include: Psychological Perspectives on Health and Wellbeing; Social Influences on Health and Wellbeing; Supporting People with Long-term Conditions; Developing Values and Principles of Health and Social Care Practice; Applying Health and Social Care Policy, Ethics and Law; Multi-Agency Practice; Research Methods and Evidenced-based Practice; Personalised Care and Social Prescribing; Leadership and Enterprise in Health, Social Care and Community Settings; Difficulties Families Face with Therapeutic Interventions; Mental Health, Resilience and Recovery Across the Life-course.


How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.

EU

Wales

England

International

Scotland

Northern Ireland

Republic of Ireland

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

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85%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £12000* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £12000* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

We advise students that there may be additional course costs in addition to annual tuition fees: Recommended and required reading lists will be provided at the start of your course. All the books and e-books are available from our Library to borrow but you may choose to purchase your own. On some courses there may be additional costs, such as field trips, equipment, accreditations, that may be part-funded by the University. More details will be provided at the start of the course. You'll need to include placement/s travel and associated costs too, however the University will contribute a standard amount towards your total expenditure. The University provides students with a £6 printing credit each academic year which can be topped up either on campus or online.
Health and Social Care at Leeds Trinity University - UCAS