Health and Social Studies University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

Undergraduate

Awarded by: University of the Highlands and Islands

This BA (Hons) Health and Social Studies course focuses on topical health issues including sociology, psychology, public health, rural health issues, health care ethics and the integration of health and social care.
In the first year you will be introduced to the many factors that influence health and wellbeing and the issues which need considered in defining what it means to be healthy. You will also develop skills in academic enquiry and writing.
The second and third years build on this knowledge and look more closely at health promotion, public health, ethics, partnership working and collaboration, and skills in research.
The fourth year gives the opportunity to further build on knowledge and skills in these areas, and undertake a dissertation.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Study mode

    Part-time

  • Location

    Orkney College UHI

  • Start date

    January 2018

  • Duration

    8 years


How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

This means the year in which you would like to start the course.

‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.

‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.

You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
A level C C
Scottish Higher C C C

Nurses will be eligible for recognition of prior learning (RPL) as agreed by NHS Education for Scotland for entry into years two or three of the BA (Hons) Health Studies depending on level of qualification.
Advanced entry to year two of this degree may be possible on completion of HNC Social Care, HNC Health Care, HNC Care and Administration Practice or HNC Social Science (or other relevant HNC).
UHI does not use Tariff points, and accepts a range of qualifications. Applicants with other relevant qualifications or experience will be considered on an individual basis.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £75 Credit
EU £11 Credit
International £93 Credit
England £75 Credit
Northern Ireland £75 Credit
Scotland £11 Credit
Wales £75 Credit

Additional fee information

PLEASE NOTE Fees shown are for On-Campus with term time address in Scotland Fees for Off campus with no term time address in Scotland are £51 per credit Rest of UK domicile (4 years for price of 3) For full details on fees and funding please visit https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/studying-at-uhi/first-steps/how-much-will-it-cost/ There is no part-time study option for Tier 4 sponsored international students

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