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Course summary

There is an increasing demand for health and social care within the UK and globally and the sector requires competent and knowledgeable contributors to shape it to ensure the best outcomes for all. The BSc Health and Social Care at Birmingham Newman University intends to develop in students the appropriate knowledge, understanding, skills and values required of them to work, research and continue their studies in this area and other related disciplines. It will provide a range of educational experiences that enable students to work in a wide-ranging fast-moving environment within the UK and internationally. Students will have the opportunity to develop a professional approach to their work with individuals and communities. Why study this course? The BSc Health and Social Care at Birmingham Newman includes a number of strategies designed to develop professional, high quality graduates for the health and social care sector. • The first year of the course will provide a good foundation to introduce complex concepts of both health and social care and enable the development of a wide range of knowledge and skills to support study at the second and third year. • You will be supported by experienced highly qualified lecturers with extensive research and knowledge across the health and social care sector. • You will gain experience in from work experience which will help you link theory and practice. • Your modules will be focused on a range of skills and knowledge that can be directly applied to working within the health and social care sector. • For your final dissertation project, you can research a topic that interests you and is relevant to your personal interests or intended future employment.


Assessment method

Please see the Birmingham Newman University website for details.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

This course is currently unable to accept applications from international learners.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please refer to the Newman University website for details.

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Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

The University will review tuition fees and increase fees in line with any inflationary uplift as determined by the UK Government, if permitted by law or government policy, on enrolment and in subsequent years of your course. It is anticipated that such increases would be linked to RPI (the Retail Price Index excluding mortgage interest payments).
Health and Social Care at Birmingham Newman University - UCAS