This flexible, broad-based degree in Health and Social Care is the ideal starting point for a range of rewarding careers in a variety of sectors. You will explore health and social care in a wide range of national and international contexts, covering themes including social policy, public health, epidemiology, psychology, human biology and physiology, law and ethics relating to health, equality, and social justice.
You will gain a clear understanding of the structures and policies underpinning health and social care in the UK and develop excellent communication, research and analytical skills that are highly valued by employers.
This course is aimed at improving integration between the sectors and preparing you for a career working across traditional organisational and professional boundaries. Students also have the opportunity to take part in two-week, college specific international summer programmes.
As a Health and Social Care graduate, a wealth of careers are open to you in the NHS, social services, the civil service, independent health and social care, and charitable organisations. You also have many options for further study. Recent graduates have gone on to postgraduate teaching certificates, Paramedic Science courses, and Master’s level study in Social Work, Health Promotion, Cognitive Neuroscience and Humanitarian Aid.
- A level
- UCAS Tariff
- International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
- Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
- Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
- Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
- Access to HE Diploma
- Extended Project
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About this University
Swansea University is set on two beachfront campuses either side of Swansea's bustling city centre, offering students the perfect combination of study and seaside living. The university provides outstanding teaching, learning and positive outcomes for its students (awarded a gold rating, TEF 2018).
Singleton Park Campus