This is a four year degree taught at our Hope Park campus. The Foundation Year aims to develop your skills so that after a year, you will be equipped with the necessary skills needed for studying the full BA Hons degree programme. This degree offers you the chance to explore a wide range of Health and Social Care issues and debates from a range of different perspectives. It enables you to explore the many factors that impact upon Health and Social Care with a particular focus on social issues and experiences. The degree is ideal for those with an interest in health and social care and a desire to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals, families and communities. Throughout the degree students consider a range of key questions such as: What factors influence health and wellbeing? Why do different social groups experience health and wellbeing differently? How do we address inequalities in health and social care? How does policy affect health and social care? How can we work with individuals, families and communities to promote health and wellbeing? How can we safeguard vulnerable and marginalised groups? By studying this degree, you will develop a thorough understanding of health and social care policy, theory and practice. There is an emphasis on developing practical skills alongside academic knowledge. The degree has input from a wide range of frontline workers in the statutory, private and voluntary sectors and you are able to develop the practical skills necessary for careers in Health and Social Care through work-based learning, work on case studies and projects within the local community. Working with you, we aim to develop reflective, autonomous and responsible health and social care practitioners who are able to work with a range of service user groups.
Liverpool Hope University offers an integrated curriculum. Please go to the course link provided for further information on the topics you will study as part of this degree.
Students are assessed via a number of methods. Please go to the course link provided for further information.
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.
Republic of Ireland
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
Applicants must achieve a minimum of 72 UCAS points for entry on to this course. UCAS Tariff points can be made up from a range of qualifications. There may be some flexibility for mature students offering non-tariff qualifications and students meeting particular widening participation criteria. Please contact our Student Enrolment team directly for further information. t: 0151 291 3899 e: [email protected]
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Offers will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formally the Criminal Records Bureau – CRB).
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||For International students, an overall score of 6.0 is required, with 6.0 in both reading and writing and no individual score lower than 5.5.|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Liverpool Hope University
Course contact detailsVisit our course page
0151 291 3111
School of Social Sciences
0151 291 3383