University of Brighton has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This course is suitable for you if you are a qualified nurse or other professional, have completed a UK-credited diploma programme (or equivalent) and want to top up to an honours degree.
It is also suitable if you have studied a foundation degree in a health and social care related subject and wish to continue your studies to bachelor level.
The values of the NHS constitution are embedded in our curriculum; where patients come first in everything the NHS does, and include respect and dignity, compassion and working together for patients.
By the end of the course you will be able to critically analyse factors that affect health and wellbeing. You will also have gained an evidence-based understanding of health as a contested concept and gained academic skills to aid your development within your own specialist area. This top-up course also provides an excellent foundation for students to progress to masters-level study.
Within the course there is an opportunity to undertake a placement with a local voluntary agency to gain some work experience. The course is delivered by expert teachers, practitioners and researchers from the School of Health Sciences.
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.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||Not accepted|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||Not accepted|
|Access to HE Diploma||Not accepted|
|Scottish Higher||Not accepted|
Applicants to the course are expected to:
1. Have a health and social care-related diploma of higher education, or foundation degree (minimum of 120 level 5 credits)
hold a current registered qualification in health or social care with the Nursing and Midwifery Council, the Health and Social Care Professions Council or equivalent Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Body (PSRB).
Additional entry requirements
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.5||IELTS 6.5 overall, with 6.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in the other elements.|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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