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Community and Social Care: Policy and Practice (Top-Up) BA (Hons)

University of Central Lancashire

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UCAS CODE: C586

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

**Course Overview**- Want to make a difference? The BA (Hons) Applied Community and Social Care Studies (Top-Up) will provide you with a strong knowledge base and develops key skills required for community and social care leadership roles.- A range of specialist modules and topics are offered to suit your areas of interest: management skills in community practice; racism, ethnicity and social welfare; critical social policy; social housing and homelessness; mental health and social care; drugs and society; poverty, exclusion and social justice; crime and society; and many more.- Course team members are experienced academics whose specialist research and scholarly activity is in areas associated with community or social care practice. In addition to academic experience, many staff on the course team have worked as qualified social workers, whilst most others have direct experience of practice in the social care and community development sectors.- In addition to enhancing your employment opportunities the programme provides essential educational underpinnings for students to progress onto further postgraduate study and research in, for example, social work, social policy, education, community leadership etc.**Why study with us**- Excellent teaching and student support from the course team and our wider support services.- Outstanding student satisfaction which promotes individual aims, aspirations and success rates in degree progression- As part of the course you will have the opportunity to hear about the experiences of service users, carers, patients and public members via our community engagement and service user support (Comensus) groups**Further Information**- Your understanding of the importance of promoting and working inclusively with people in the broad context of social care and community work is fundamental to our approach to learning and teaching.- You will be encouraged to continue work on project development and community engagement as part of your work experience and the course has a number of projects, which students have steered and managed with the support of the lecturing staff.- There are opportunities for study tours abroad. Past tours have visited Portugal, Poland, and Sweden.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

14,250per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Central Lancashire

  • University League Table

    89th

  • Campus address

    University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    37th out of 45 13

    28th out of 79 4

    52nd out of 105 13

  • Entry standards

    / Max 191
    110 57%

    27th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    45.0 45%

    33rd

    15
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.20 84%

    6th

    20
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    130 75%

    29th

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85.0 85%

    43rd

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    49th

    11
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    120 62%

    40th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50.0 50%

    52nd

    11
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    37th

    23

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