Newman University, Birmingham has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
The BSc Applied Health and Social Care Top-up award is designed to take students who have completed a range of level 5 qualifications and work experience to progression to a full honours degree. It offers a platform for employment in health or social care and can act as a springboard to a professional career in health and social care services. The course pulls together theory and practice for those who wish to work with people in a caring environment. It is suitable as a base for those who wish to move onto one of the many health or social professions or those who want to keep their options open.
- Course Content
The course intends to develop in students the appropriate knowledge, understandings, skills and values required of them to work, research and continue their studies in health care. It will provide a range of educational experiences that enable students to work in a multi-cultural environment within the UK and internationally. It will enable students to develop a professional and caring approach to their work with individuals and communities, and to become reflective learners and practitioners.
- Career Opportunities
The BSc Applied Health and Social Care can open doors to a number of career possibilities in health. It can offer a springboard to professional training for instance in nursing, midwifery, physiotherapy or social work. There are a number of opportunities for a career within the NHS, health promotion officer or practice manager for instance, also NHS graduate opportunities in leadership and management. Outside of the NHS there are many opportunities for a graduate in health and social care: project work; care manager; charity work, working with children, families, the elderly or people with special needs and mental health disorders.
This course will enable students to convert a relevant foundation degree or HND to a full BSc (Hons) degree so they can progress their career within the field of health and social care.
How to apply
You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2019.
If you already have a 2019 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.
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.
|Campus name||Newman University|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
Entry requirements are flexible and recognize a range of academic qualifications, as well as work experience. All applicants will need to have 120 credits at level 4 and 120 credits at level 5 and obtain Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance. For example a relevant HND or foundation degree qualification.
You will also need five GCSEs at grade C or above, including GCSE English Language, or a recognised equivalent.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this coursehttp://www.newman.ac.uk/single-and-joint-honours/4092/health-and-social-care-bsc-hons-top-up-award#tab-entry
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Whole course|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Whole course|
Additional fee information
Clearing contact details
We will be on the phones and online from 7am-5:30pm Thursday 16th August, 8:30am-5:30pm Friday 17th August 8.30am-1.00pm Saturday 18th August and back again at 8:30am Monday 20th August all through the week between 8:30am-5:30pm. Out of office hours - 24 hour answerphone
Course contact detailsVisit our course page
The Admissions Registrar
0121 476 1181
Fax: 0121 476 1196