If you already have a foundation degree or HND in a related subject area, 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 vulnerable people, such as children, older people and adults with disabilities or mental health issues. The University of Bolton's 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 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 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.
Information about the modules offered as part of this course is available on the University of Bolton’s website.
Details of the learning activities and assessment methods for this course are available on the University of Bolton’s website.
How to apply
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.
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
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
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Please note that this course is subject to the University of Bolton's Fitness to Practise procedure.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||If 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.
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.