Health and Social Care at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS

Course summary

Our exciting Health and Social Care degree offers you the opportunity to develop a broad understanding of health and social care that includes a range of issues about living in communities and society. During the course you will be able to tailor your learning by specialising in key areas of health and social care, and boost your career prospects by undertaking work-based learning. Why choose this course?

  • Our students come from a variety of backgrounds, with a diverse range of experiences and qualifications. What they have in common is a wish to make a difference to people's lives.
  • You can tailor your learning according to your interests with a wide selection of optional modules.
  • You'll be able to incorporate work-based learning and volunteering into your studies to get a real sense of health and social care in practice.
  • You'll be taught by an expert team of enthusiastic staff who are widely published within their field.
  • We have excellent working relationships with a range of organisations such as local authorities, the Framework Housing Association and Skills for Care, which ensure the course is up-to-date and meets employers' needs.
  • As part of your final year study, you will be involved in a project working with organisations to raise awareness of a variety health and social care issues amongst the student population.


Year One modules include Foundations in Health and Social Care, Current Issues in Health and Social Care, Social Policy for Health and Social Care, Working with People, Preparing for Practice and Human Growth and Development. Year Two modules include Research in Health and Social Care, Managing Health and Social Care, Professional Practice, Person Centred Interventions. Optional modules include Making Sense of Health Improvement, Engaging with Vulnerable Groups, Mental Health and Well Being and Health, Social Care and Crime. Final Year modules include Individual Research Project and Leadership in Health and Social Care. Optional modules include Children's and Young People's Mental Health, Healthy Places, Healthy People, Young People and Social Care, Health Promotion in Practice, Global Health and Development and Ageing in the 21st Century.

Assessment method

The majority of your work will be assessed through: coursework-based essays reports examinations individual and group presentations your work experience portfolio a final year research-based dissertation. There will also be practical assessments, which will include: group and individual presentations video exercises poster presentations IT-based exercises. In response to student feedback the University has introduced a policy ensuring marked work is returned to you electronically within three weeks of submission.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

A lower offer may be made based on a range of factors, including your background (such as where you live and the school or college you attended), your experiences and individual circumstances (you may have been in care, for example). This is called a contextual offer and we get data from UCAS to make these decisions. NTU offers a student experience like no other, and this approach helps us to find students who have the potential to succeed here, but may have faced barriers that can make it more difficult to access university. We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. Please contact Nottingham Trent University Admissions team for further information.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £17150 Year 1
International £17150 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are payable for each year that you are at University. The level of tuition fees for the second and subsequent years of your undergraduate course may increase in line with inflation and as specified by the UK government.

Provider information

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Nottingham Trent University
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Our Clearing Hotline is opening hours are: Monday to Thursday 0930-1630; Friday 0930-1600 From 15 August we have extended opening hours: Thursday 15 August 0800 - 1900 Friday 16 August 0800 - 1900 Saturday 17 August 0900 - 1700 Sunday 18 August 1000 - 1400 Monday 19 August - Friday 23 August 0900-1700

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Health and Social Care at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS