University of Bolton

Degree level: Undergraduate

Health and Social Care (top-up)

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Course summary

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The University of Bolton’s BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care final year top-up degree taught by our learning partner The Growth Company in Manchester is ideal if you wish to take your studies to honours level. If you already have a foundation degree or HND in a related subject area, it can boost your career prospects and help you make a real difference in the daily lives of vulnerable people. Health and social care is a vast service sector providing support to vulnerable people, such as children, older people and adults with disabilities or mental health issues. Our BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care final year top-up course offers you the opportunity to build on previous qualifications to develop the values, skills and knowledge essential to good health and social care practice, opening the door to a huge range of rewarding employment opportunities. Balancing policy, practice, and academic training, our course is strongly linked to the UK government’s health and social care agendas. Our highly experienced and dedicated team will lead you to explore compassionate health and social care, research in health and social care, safeguarding, and more. We’ll support you as you learn how to collaborate across professional boundaries, use evidence to inform your decisions and gain an understanding of critical issues in health and social care and ways of dealing with them. Our focus is on helping you become a knowledgeable, compassionate, and person-centred professional.

Course details

Modules

Information about the modules offered as part of this course is available on the University of Bolton’s website.

Assessment method

Details of the learning activities and assessment methods for this course are available on the University of Bolton’s website.


How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application codes

Course code:
L526
Institution code:
B44
Campus name:
The Growth Company, Manchester
Campus code:
C

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

This course is open to Home students only. Applications from International and EU students cannot usually be accepted because the study location for this course is not licenced by UKVI to sponsor students. Therefore, if you require sponsorship under the Student Visa Route to study in the UK then, unfortunately, we’ll be unable to consider your application for this course.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

You should possess a recognised health and social care related qualification comprising at least 120 credits at HE4 and 120 credits at HE5; for example, a foundation degree (FdA/FdSc), a higher national diploma (HND) or a diploma of higher education (DipHE). Each application will be considered individually. You may be required to attend an interview and/or provide a portfolio of work.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.bolton.ac.uk/course/HLT029-F-SKS-TX/2022-23/

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Interview

Other

Please note that this course is subject to the University of Bolton's Fitness to Practise procedure.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6If English isn’t your first language you’ll also need IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band (or equivalent).

We also accept a range of other English language qualifications – please visit our English Language Requirements web page for more details.

https://www.bolton.ac.uk/international/international-general-entry-requirements/


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £8250* Year 1
Scotland £8250* Year 1
Wales £8250* Year 1
Channel Islands £8250* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £8250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Health and Social Care (top-up) at University of Bolton - UCAS