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Health and Social Care (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)

Staffordshire University

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Full-time | Ashton Sixth Form College | 4 Years | 16-SEP-19
  • Full-time | Ashton Sixth Form College | 4 Years | 16-SEP-19
  • Full-time | Sixth Form College, Stoke on Trent | 4 Years | 16-SEP-19

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    L516

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    58th

    15
  • Subject Ranking

    39th

    17 (Social Work)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    128

  • Graduate Prospects

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    96

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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    4.15

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BSc (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    16-SEP-19

Course Summary

Please note this qualification is delivered by our academic partner institutions: Ashton Sixth Form College, Stoke on Trent Sixth Form College. It will be taught at their respective campuses. This course is integrated and includes a foundation year before going on to 3 years of study at Staffordshire University. If you are looking for a course at our Staffordshire University city campus, in Stoke-on-Trent, please check our website at staffs.ac.uk.This four year honours degree incorporates key areas of health and social care to give you the opportunity to develop the core, transferrable skills and knowledge relevant to health care, social care and public health to enable you to gain employment in an area of your choice. The award at Staffordshire University is mapped to the Care Certificate Standards and, although you will not achieve this certificate as part of your degree pathway, you will be very prepared to meet the requirements of this qualification if you go on to work in the health or social care sector.The first year of your study will be undertaken at your chosen college and you will then progress to the BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care award at Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent. You will look at many aspects of health and social care including life development from birth to older adult and will consider how external factors such as the environment and policy influence this development. You will develop core skills which are relevant to all health and social care areas, such as record keeping, safeguarding, and how you can affect the communication of others. There is an opportunity for you to study an option module in the penultimate year and you can go on to explore your area of interest further in the final year when you complete a mini project in an topic of your choice. All staff who teach on the award have been employed in the health or social care sectors giving you the opportunity to fully understand how these areas are integrated in today's healthcare environment.Employability skills are embedded throughout the award, with a clear focus on how the modules you study and any experiences you have gained can be applied to the workplace. You will be expected to undertake work experience in a related area in your first (at College) and third year (at University) of study. This will help to provide a clear direction of your progress and career progression upon completion of the degree.

Entry Requirements

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  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • UCAS Tariff
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Certificate
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Foundation Diploma
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Subsidiary Diploma
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Extended Project
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • AS
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma

Grades / Points

AE

Details

54-16 point scale from A*-E. Other combinations possible.ADDEEE

Tuition Fees

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£5,900 per year

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University information

University Ranking

58th

About this University

Staffordshire University aims to build links between students, academic partners, business and society. The City Campus is based in Stoke-on-Trent, with excellent facilities, good transport links and stimulating social spaces. The university has Centres of Excellence in Healthcare Education in Stafford and Royal Shrewsbury Hospital; and a planned Catalyst Building will become a flagship for apprentices and digital skills.

Address

Ashton Sixth Form College

Darnton Road

Ashton-under-Lyne

OL6 9RL

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