University of Northampton

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The University of Northampton

Applied Social Care and Health

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Course summary

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This distinctive 2 year honours degree explores the concepts of professionalism, ethics, management and leadership, Social Injustice and Human Rights in social care and health, underpinned by the legislative and policy frameworks that inform practice. You will build upon your existing experience to further develop skills and resilience and are supported to inspire and work in partnership with other agencies and professionals in creative ways. This programme will appeal to students who wish to develop their professional and reflective leadership expertise within a rapidly changing environment. The course comprises of 10 modules which are delivered over a 2 year period (including summer) using a variety of teaching, learning approaches and assessments. The course is aimed at those who are currently working in Social Care and Health and would like to progress on to more senior positions. Modules include Leadership and Management, Financial Sustainability, Global Issues and Working with Others. Prior to starting the course there is an Introduction to University Module which consists of on-line resources and face-to-face sessions which will take place in September before the course starts. This programme will enable you to make a positive impact on community-based services in a variety of statutory, voluntary and independent organisations by examining the trends and critical issues in the social care and health sector. You will be provided with a variety of assessments such as producing a business development plan and a funding proposal. These are relevant to actual activities undertaken as part of more senior management roles and are relevant to those who wish to set up their own social enterprises.

Course details

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicant are expected to have a minimum of 1 years experience of working in Social Care or Health setting whether in a paid or voluntary capacity.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £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

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Applied Social Care and Health at University of Northampton - UCAS