University of South Wales

Health and Social Care Management (Including Foundation Year) University of South Wales Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of South Wales (Prifysgol De Cymru)

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Course summary

The BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care Management is also available as a four year course including an integrated Foundation Year, and is designed for students who do not currently meet admissions criteria for direct entry onto the degree. You will start by completing a foundation year, which provides well-structured support, allowing you to develop your skills and knowledge before continuing onto the three year degree programme.
The BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care Management degree is a gateway to a variety of careers in the health and social care sector, from working with individuals to managing people. You will gain a firm foundation of knowledge, skills and principles that will prepare you for employment in your chosen health and social care setting. You’ll learn about all aspects of the service user’s journey through health and social care agencies, considering the law, policy, research and practice that influences their experiences. Getting out of the classroom and into the work place is a key part of your learning, so there are work placements throughout the course.

During the Health and Social Work degree, you will gain essential research skills and the ability to interpret legislation, theories and models to inform ideas and generate person-centred outcomes. Our students benefit from excellent academic and pastoral support, as well as being taught by research-active staff who have strong partnerships with health and social care sectors.

Course details

Modules

During the Foundation Year (Social Sciences) you will study the following compulsory modules:
•Study Skills
•Investigative Project
•Psychology
•Sociology

You will also study two modules from the following options:
•Statistics/Further Mathematics
•Advanced IT
•Social Policy
•Childhood Studies
•Principles of Youth and Community Work
•Business Administration
•Economics
For full details of BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care Management modules, please see the relevant course entry.


How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code LL51
Institution code W01
Campus name Pontypridd
Campus code A

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 32 points We take all aspects of an application into consideration and applicants receive a personalised offer. Combinations of qualifications are acceptable and other qualifications not listed may also be acceptable.
A level EE We take all aspects of an application into consideration and applicants receive a personalised offer. Combinations with other listed qualifications are acceptable and others not listed may also be acceptable – please contact enquiries@southwales.ac.uk
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) PPP We take all aspects of an application into consideration and applicants receive a personalised offer. Combinations with other listed qualifications are acceptable and others not listed may also be acceptable – please contact enquiries@southwales.ac.uk
Access to HE Diploma Pass Diploma with 45 Level 3 credits.

GCSEs: The University normally requires a minimum 3 GCSEs including Mathematics/Numeracy and English at Grade C or Grade 4 or above, or their equivalent, but consideration is given to individual circumstances.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

A satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check is required (additional cost applies; no offences are considered spent). Applicants who have identified that they have a conviction will, in the first instance, be contacted by the University to complete a self-disclosure form so that any issues around placements, professional practice etc., can be considered at the earlier stages of the admissions process. Applicants who are successful in their application, and who are offered a place which they then accept, will be contacted three months prior to enrolment (where possible) with details of the University’s online DBS service. Full details are available on the University website and, if applicants have any questions regarding their DBS, they should contact the Enquiries and Admissions Team at dbsenquiries@southwales.ac.uk. Subscription to the DBS update service is strongly recommended.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,000 Year 1
International £12,600 Year 1
England £9,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,000 Year 1
Scotland £9,000 Year 1
Wales £9,000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Students have access to a wide range of resources including textbooks, publications, and computers in the University’s library and via online resources. In most cases they are more than sufficient to complete a course of study. Where there are additional costs, either obligatory or optional, these are detailed on the University website (on individual course pages). Of course students may choose to purchase their own additional personal resources/tools over and above those listed to support their studies at their own expense. All stationery and printing costs are at a student’s own expense. Students from Wales and the EU may be eligible for a means-tested Welsh Government Learning Grant. Please visit the University website for full details.

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University of South Wales
Llantwit Road
Treforest
Pontypridd
CF37 1DL


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