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. Employers from the healthcare sector have been directly involved in the design 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. Our location in London, with world-class private and public healthcare, boasts more than 90 NHS hospitals and a host of private hospitals and social care organisations, offering you unrivalled opportunities in the sector. This course will provide you with a range of opportunities to develop the attitudes, abilities and competencies needed to work in a health and social care environment, both home and abroad. Today’s health and social care organisations are exciting, complex, and varied. Therefore, successful practitioners need to be innovative and resilient. This course will offer you opportunities to use real-life case studies that draw on prioritisation, negotiation, and care planning skills. You will graduate with a solid sectoral awareness and sound understanding of the interplay between health and social circumstances. This should enable you to take advantage of the many jobs skills that draw on these, and any entrepreneurial opportunities that the sector offers.
Year 1 Fundamentals of Human Anatomy and Physiology Academic and Professional Skills The Health and Social Care Professional Health and Safety in Care Settings Year 2 Lifecycle Development Principles and Practice of Safeguarding Mental Health and Wellbeing Health Promotion Sustainability in Career Development Year 3 Contemporary Issues in Healthcare Comparative Healthcare Systems Leadership and Change Management Undergraduate Major Project (Healthcare)
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
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.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|