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Course summary

This course combines study and practical work experience to equip you with a combination of technical abilities, academic knowledge, and transferable skills that are highly desirable to employers. The course is designed to follow on from the FdSc in Health and Well-being, though this particular course is not a pre-requisite for entry. Many Learners will already have a range of rich and varied experiences of working with in the health and social care sector. This course will help you become more aware of developmental approaches to learning and to reflect on your own practice, which will extend your professional competence and effectiveness in supporting individual care needs and developing existing management knowledge and skills.


You'll study a range of theoretical and work-related components which will enhance your understanding of working within the health and social care sector. You will have the opportunity to choose a topic for an independent research project (dissertation) which will contribute to your knowledge of a specific area. Modules studied could include Substance Misuse in Health and Well-being; Inequalities in Health; Managing a Health and Well-being Project; Strategic Management; Dissertation.

Assessment method

Knowledge is assessed by means of assignments, reports, portfolios and assessed presentations. You will have the opportunity to choose a topic for an independent research project (dissertation) that will contribute to your knowledge of a specific topic. You are also advised to be employed in or undertake a placement in a health and social care setting.

How to apply

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University Centre: Wakefield College
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Foundation degree in relevant subject at a pass or above.

English language requirements

GCSE English grade 4 or C

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £6750 Year 1
England £6750 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6750 Year 1
Scotland £6750 Year 1
Wales £6750 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Health and Wellbeing (Top-up) at University Centre at the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group (inc Wakefield College & Selby College) - UCAS