University of Greenwich has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
You can study our health and social care top-up degree full-time or part-time. Learn alongside other professionals and benefit from our strong partnerships with service users and carers. Our health and social care top-up degree is for professionals with a background in social care, housing, health or nursing who have a qualification at diploma level and need a degree for career progression. If you wish to qualify as a professional social worker, please see our Social Work course. With the help of your lecturers, who are experts in the health and social care sector, you will gain theoretical and practical experience and knowledge of multi-professional and multi-agency teamwork. This will help you develop your knowledge and understanding of the complex issues in this sector, and prepare you for the next step in your career. What you should know about this course:
- Health and Social Care at Greenwich is among the top three universities in London for student satisfaction with learning opportunities, and assessment and feedback (2019 National Student Survey).
- If you are a professional wanting to work in the community or need a degree for career progression, our top-up is ideal for you.
- You'll learn from lecturers who are experts in the field of health and social care.
- Our degree provides you with experience and knowledge of multi-professional and multi-agency teamwork.
- The course is taught at the university's iconic Greenwich Campus.
All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.
On this course, students are assessed by take-home exams, coursework and practice assessments on campus where required. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include ‘practice’ assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
Applicants must have successfully completed a Level 5 programme of study, such as one of the following: * A Diploma of Higher Education * A relevant foundation degree with a grade point average of at least 55% * A HND with a Merit profile.
Additional entry requirements
We accept recognised alternative qualifications.
English language requirements
For more information on our English Language requirements, please click on the following link:
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|