Newman University, Birmingham

Degree level: Undergraduate

Applied Health and Social Care (top-up)

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Course summary

The BSc (Hons) Applied Health and Social Care Top-Up award is designed to take students who have completed a range of level 5 qualifications to progression to an honours degree. It helps students to apply theory and practice in both health and social care settings and offers a platform for employment in health or social care. The course is rooted in the theory and the links practice. It is suitable for those who wish to pursue a career in the Health and Social Care sector or for those who wish to keep their options open. Full time applications for this top-up award are made via UCAS and part-time applications are made directly to Newman University. Why Study this course? This course is specifically designed for level 6 students. It builds upon existing skills developed at levels 4 and 5 and enables students to progress their qualification to BSc (Hons) Applied Health and Social Care. Course Content The course intends to develop in students the appropriate knowledge, understandings, skills and values required of them to work, research and continue their studies in health or social care. It will provide a range of educational experiences that enable students to work in dynamic multi agency environment. It will enable students to develop a professional and insightful approach to their work with individuals and communities with the aim of improving outcomes for all.

Course 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

Application codes

Course code:
L500
Institution code:
N36
Campus name:
Newman University
Campus code:
N

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

International applicants

This course is currently not accepting applications from international learners.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Entry requirements are flexible and recognize a range of academic qualifications, as well as work experience. All applicants will need to have 120 credits at level 4 and 120 credits at level 5 and obtain Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance. For example a relevant HND or foundation degree qualification. You will also need five GCSEs at grade C or above, including GCSE English Language, or a recognised equivalent.

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

http://www.newman.ac.uk/single-and-joint-honours/4092/health-and-social-care-bsc-hons-top-up-award#tab-entry

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250 Whole course
England £9250 Whole course
Northern Ireland £9250 Whole course
Scotland £9250 Whole course
Wales £9250 Whole course

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, where applicable. It is anticipated that such increases would be linked to RPI (the Retail Price Index excluding mortgage interest payments. Additional cost information associated with undergraduate degrees can be found at https://www.newman.ac.uk/knowledge-base/additional-costs-for-undergraduate-courses/
Applied Health and Social Care (top-up) at Newman University, Birmingham - UCAS