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Health and Social Care BSc (Hons)

University of Huddersfield

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    H257

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    64th

    4
  • Subject Ranking

    33rd

    3 (Social Work)
  • Entry Standards

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

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    137

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    76

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    3.93

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BSc (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    21-SEP-20

Course Summary

**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

Entry Requirements

Choose qualification

A level
  • A level
  • UCAS Tariff
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

Grades / Points

BCC

Tuition Fees

This section explains how much you will need to pay in tuition fees to study this course at this university. Fees vary by country of residence so make sure you select which country of residence applies to you.

£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

64th

About this University

The University of Huddersfield has been recognised as a gold-rated university by the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). It is the UK's leading university for the receipt of National Teaching Fellowships for the past ten years, and the first and only UK university where 100% of permanent teaching staff are Fellows of the Higher Education Academy, or progressing toward that achievement.

Address

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Queensgate

Huddersfield

HD1 3DH

UNITED KINGDOM