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Health and Social Care BSc(Hons)
Health and Social Care BSc(Hons)

Health and Social Care BSc(Hons)

  • ID:UH440150
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

English Requirement  

  • IELTS 6.0 with no lower than 5.5 in any element or equivalent will be considered acceptable

Course Information

Why study Health and Social Care

  • This course is designed to equip you with the necessary skills, abilities and knowledge to meet the rapidly expanding and changing environment in health and social care. This course aims to give you the knowledge, understanding and core skills required to pursue a wide range of careers in a variety of statutory or non-statutory, community or residential health and social care settings. Graduates might go into areas such as working in drugs and alcohol, housing, women’s centres, domestic violence and disability.
  • Giving you the opportunity to develop your skills and put you in a good position for both the UK and an international jobs market, personal and professional development, leadership and international perspectives are keen components of this course. You’ll also be supported in exploring and identifying a range of career choices for yourself.

How will you learn

  • You’ll be taught different aspects of health and social care, from looking at how to assess needs to being introduced to law, social policy, assessment and care planning.
  • You’ll explore your own values in relation to working with diverse groups, and engage in becoming a reflective practitioner.
  • Taking a hands-on approach you’ll have the opportunity to put your theoretical skills into practice through undertaking a work placement in your third year. This will support and enhance your learning, increase your future employability prospects and give you the chance to make useful contacts in industry so that you can reach your full potential.
  • You’ll be taught by a very supportive and experienced teaching team who have worked in a range of Health and Social Care roles. They’ll use their expertise to bring their teaching to life with real-life case studies.

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Year 1
Core modules:

  •  Understanding Health and Social Care
  •  Introduction to Law and Social Policy
  •  Social Science and Professional Practice
  •  Working Together with Service Users and Carers

Year 2
Core modules:

  •  Leadership in Health and Community Settings
  •  Research Methods and Skills
  •  Assessing Community Needs and Developing Resources
  •  Social Care Interventions

Year 3
Core modules:

  •  International Health and Social Development
  •  Work Placement and Reflection
  •  Assessment and Care Planning

Choose one of the following option modules

  •  Think Family and Strength Based Approaches
  •  Applied Law
  •  Social Policy and Community Development
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

We know from previous experience that students will go onto a variety of careers, such as working in drug and alcohol services, housing agencies, domestic violence services, disability and wellbeing services, teaching, and relevant Master’s courses to pursue vocations such as Social Work and Nursing. 

Previous Huddersfield Health and Community Development graduates have gone on to roles relating to education, healthcare, consulting, human resources, community and social services in organisations including NHS, Leeds City Council, Calderdale College, Yorkshire Children’s Centre, Aspire, Angel Care UK, Ideal Carehomes, Milewood Healthcare, Positive Steps, Pulse Community Healthcare, South Yorkshire Housing Association, Manchester College, Unique Care, Third Hand Community Services.**

*Percentage of graduates from this subject who are in work and/or further study fifteen months after graduating (HESA Graduate Outcomes 17/18, UK domiciled graduates).

**LinkedIn and Graduate Employment Market Statistics (GEMs).

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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