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Health and Social Care BSc (Hons)

University of Huddersfield

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UCAS CODE: H257

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

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. 100%* of graduates from this subject are in work and/or further study fifteen months after graduating. 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. *HESA Graduate Outcomes 17/18, UK domiciled graduates. 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. This course is current and responsive to the changing, challenging and diverse landscape of the Health and Social Care sector. Students will learn relevant and up to date practice and theory and be taught by lecturers with backgrounds as health and social care practitioners and researchers. Service users and carers will enhance the learning experience. ~ Tracy Pottinger, Head of Division of Social Care and Counselling.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,000per year

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University information

University of Huddersfield

  • University League Table

    53rd

  • Campus address

    University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield, Kirklees, HD1 3DH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    31st out of 83 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    133 76%

    17th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    53rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    27th

    31

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