University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Health and Social Care University of Wales Trinity Saint David Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of Wales Trinity Saint David (Prifysgol Cymru Y Drindod Dewi Sant)

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Health and Social Care is changing in Wales: Health and Social Care services are merging. There has never been a better time to become skilled in the sector. The BSc Health and Social Care is a three year programme structured to enable flexibility in your career. It is also an excellent starting point for those unsure of their employment goals within the sector. We work closely with three health boards and a wide range of local and national organisations to build upon our excellent reputation in preparing you for employment. We also offer a high level of support to help you develop the professional, practical and academic skills needed to succeed.

Course details

Modules

Year 1 provides an introduction to the subjects that form a sound foundation for year 2 and beyond. The concept of health is introduced, with an holistic perspective commenced via subjects such as sociology and psychology. To emphasise the vocational nature of the programme subjects such as Ethics and Law as well as Leadership in Organisation are developed. Also developed in the first year are vital employability skills found within the applied personal and professional development module.In Year 2, building upon year 1 foundation subjects, students continue to focus on holism with the addition of Physiology and Nutrition with the opportunity to choose options. The compulsory module of Research prepares the student for the dissertation and research project in year 3. Year 3 develops the themes of strategy, leadership and management. Students will also study either a dissertation or a health focused research project.

Assessment method

Assessments include; essays, exams, reports, presentations, reflective blogs and professional portfolios. You will be asked to utilise information technology communication and organisational skills for your assignments.


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 L510
Institution code T80
Campus name Swansea Business Campus
Campus code S

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

International applicants

In choosing to study at university you are making a considerable investment in your future and it is a decision that we take seriously. We will make every effort to ensure that your experience as a student here will help you to develop your potential to the full. We will provide you with sound academic knowledge, but we also believe that the rich diversity of cultural and social experiences that you will have as a student here will help you develop a range of personal and professional qualities as we believe that these are both equally important considerations when choosing a university.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 80 points Grades are important; however, our offers are not solely based on academic results. We are interested in creative people that demonstrate a strong commitment to their chosen subject area and therefore we welcome applications from individuals from a wide range of backgrounds. To assess student suitability for their chosen course we normally arrange interviews for all applicants at which your skills, achievements and life experience will be considered as well as your qualifications.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,000 Year 1
EU £9,000 Year 1
International £11,500 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

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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University of Wales Trinity Saint David
College Road
Carmarthen
SA31 3EP


Course contact details

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0300 500 5054