University of Bolton

Degree level: Undergraduate

Health and Social Care (top-up)

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Course summary

TEF Silver

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If you already have a foundation degree or HND in a related subject area then get ready to boost your career prospects and make a real difference to the daily lives of vulnerable people by studying our BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care final year top-up degree. Health and social care is a vast service sector providing support to people who are vulnerable, 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 agendas for health and social care. Our highly experienced and dedicated team will lead you in an exploration of 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 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

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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 diploma of higher education (DipHE), higher national diploma (HND) or foundation degree (FdA/FdSc). 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-UOB-TX/2021-22/

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

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

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

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250* Year 1
EU £12450 Whole course
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £12450 Whole course

*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