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Health and Social Care BSc (Hons)

University of Cumbria

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  • Qualification

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

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  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Course Description**This course has been created to support academic advancement to prepare you for a career within health and social care. This programme has been designed to offer a range of modules providing you with a broad range of content to support your professional needs. You will develop the key competencies for research, writing and presentation skills and enhance personal skills such as communication, team working, self-management, motivation, resilience, self-awareness and confidence. You will gain awareness of professional contexts, individual professional standards and values. This degree programme in Health and Social Care provides you with the opportunity to achieve a nationally recognised academic award that has been designed to meet your needs, and facilitate progression as you build your career within Health and Social Care sectors. The key knowledge, understanding and experiences gained throughout the programme are structured to enhanceemployability within a sector that is experiencing continued growth. **Graduate Prospects**Following this programme there is an opportunity to work in a variety of organisations and settings in enhanced roles, in managerial positions, in the NHS and as a business owner within the health and social care setting. Additionally, there are opportunities to continue your studies at postgraduate level, either individual modules or a full Masters programme.**Modules****Year 1**Developing Academic Writing and Reflective PracticeIntroduction to Health and Well-beingPersonalisation in Health and Social CareDevelopment through the Life CourseValues and Principles of Health and Social CareSocial and Political Influences on Policy and Practice **Year 2**Introduction to Advancing Mental Health across the Healthcare SpectrumPsychology for Health and Social CareEquality, Diversity and Equity in PracticeDuty of Care – Principles and ImplementationLeadership and ChangeNegotiated Learning**Year 3**Applied Critical Evaluation for Evidence-Based PracticeCommunication Skills in Health and Social CareCollaborative Working in Health and Social CareContemporary Approaches and Fundamental Principles of Safeguarding across the LifespanManaging Self and Others HCPD6002 Negotiated Learning

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 10,500per year

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A level : CCC - CBB


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University of Cumbria

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  • Campus address

    University of Cumbria, Registered Office, Fusehill Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2HH, England

Distinct and pioneering, the University of Cumbria’s heritage dates from 1820. Its campuses include two in a World Heritage Site, the idyllic Lake District.
An international scholarship scheme offers a range of awards to all eligible students. The university also offers a £1,000 early payment discount.
For the 2021/22 transition year, all eligible EU, EEA or Swiss students will receive a Fee Discount Scholarship to bring fees in line with UK/home fees.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    55th out of 79 21

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    123 72%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%



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