ARU London

Degree level: Undergraduate

Health and Social Care

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Course summary

It is anticipated that around 2 million people will need to be trained and recruited before 2022 as a result of the sector’s growth. The health and social care sector is the largest sector in the UK, employing over 4 million people. The industry plays a crucial role in supporting the economy by maintaining the physical and mental health of the wider workforce. This degree course will provide you with a range of opportunities to develop the attitudes, abilities and competences needed to work in a health and social care environment, both home and international. Today’s health and social care organisations are exciting, complex and varied, therefore, successful practitioners require innovation and resilience. This course will offer you opportunities to use real-life case studies which draw on skills such as prioritisation, negotiation and care planning. Employers from the health and social care sector have been directly involved in the design and development of this course. Collaborations with these sector partners are used to explore those skill sets that employers are most interested in and to constantly ensure they are embedded within the delivery of the course. You will also benefit from lecturers who have significant industry experience.

Modules

Year 1 Fundamentals of Human Anatomy and Physiology Academic and Professional Skills The Healthcare Professional Health and Safety in Care Settings Year 2 Lifecycle Development Safeguarding in Practice Personal Resilience and Significant Life Events Promoting Health and Wellbeing Sustainability in Career Development Year 3 Contemporary Issues in Healthcare Comparative Healthcare Systems Leadership and Change Management Undergraduate Major Project (Health and Social Care)

Assessment method

We’ll assess your progress through a variety of methods from coursework, group assignments, activity-based assignments and exams. You can expect to take part in on-going problem-solving activities, projects and presentations. You’ll also be able to access support material through our ARU Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). All assignments are designed with your career progression in mind and give you opportunities to develop and improve transferable skills employers look for.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
L500
Institution code:
L63
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants studying for other qualifications should contact ARU London to discuss their circumstances. We also welcome applications from mature individuals who can demonstrate appropriate, relevant work experience. All applicants are required to have at least 5 GCSEs at C/4 or above including English and Maths. Students whose first language is not English and who have not previously studied in the UK are required to have IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. Our published entry requirements are a guide only and our decision will be based on our assessment of your overall suitability for the course. We treat everyone as an individual which means we will look at your whole application including any relevant work experience and personal circumstances as well as your educational qualifications. Please contact [email protected] for more information.

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

https://london.aru.ac.uk/admissions/entry-requirements


Unistats information

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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
International £11000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Health and Social Care at ARU London - UCAS