Blackburn College

BA (Hon) Wellbeing and Social Care Practices (Top-Up) Blackburn College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Lancaster University

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This BA (Hons) Wellbeing and Social Care Practices (Top Up) degree is for when you have successfully completed your foundation degree in Wellbeing and Social Care Practices at University Centre at Blackburn College and wish to leave with an Honours degree. You will study modules such as Management with Wellbeing and Social Care Practices, Principles and Practice of Contemporary Communication as well as two optional modules that will allow you to specialise in a particular area of interest. You will also complete a dissertation. All modules build on the skills that you have already acquired as part of the foundation degree.

Caring for others is a growing area of employment, recent publications such as Independence, choice and wellbeing, think family and the personalisation agenda, indicate the focus of society on the social care sector and the expanding workforce. As Government policies change, so too do the issues surrounding social care. The course is intended to recognise the growth in demand for individuals equipped with knowledge and skills to support the transformation of the Wellbeing Social Care sector and to meet the need for professionals in a variety of disciplines who can support service users to maintain their independence and have as much choice and control over their lives as they want to have.

Course details

Modules

Modules include:
Dissertation (40 credits)
Management with Wellbeing and Social Care Practices
Principles and Practice of Contemporary Communication
Social Policy for the Wellbeing and Social Practices Sector
Family Assessment and Interventions (Optional)
Contemporary Debates within Wellbeing and Social Care Practices (Optional)


How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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 L500
Institution code B40
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

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 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

In order to join the BA (Hons) Wellbeing and Social Care Practices (Top Up) programme you will need to have successfully completed Wellbeing and Social Care Practices Foundation Degree FdA with at least a pass grade.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Provider information

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Blackburn College
Feilden Street
Blackburn
BB2 1LH


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