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    BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care

    Your ability to launch a successful career in the health and social care industry will be aided by earning a BSc (Hons) in health and social care. After completing the program, you'll be able to show potential employers that your advanced abilities meet the National Occupational Standards because it is aligned to the standards set out by Skills for Health (the Skills Council for the NHS) (NOS).

    Course Overview

    What will I study?

    This course specifically encourages the growth of your academic abilities while also arming you with the interpersonal and professional competencies required not only for your studies but also for successful participation in graduate-level employment prospects.

    If you decide to specialize in housing, you will receive a complimentary student membership to the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH), as the course is also fully accredited by the CIH.

    Each course year designates a specific level of student development. Students are portrayed as The Inquiring Student in year one, Emerging Practitioners in year two, and Effective Graduates towards the end of the course.

    The introduction of student learning syndicates, which foster group cohesion and a feeling of community, as well as longer induction periods at the start of important modules in Years One and Three boost student achievement. The Academic Skills & Literacy (ALS) and Personal and Professional Development (PDP) modules that are taught each year are two additional crucial components of the course design that encourage achievement.


    Level of study

    Start date




    Hours per week



    BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care

    Foundation Year (Y0) or First Year (Y1)

    October, November, February, April, July

    3 years or 4 years (with foundation year)

    London, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds, Leicester

    Weekends, Weekdays or Evenings

    9 - 12h


    Eligible for the Tuition Fee Loan and the Maintenance Loan

    Degree BSc (Hons) Business Management

    Level of study: Fondation Year(Y0) or First Year(Y1)

    Start date: October, November, January, April, June

    Duration: 3 years (or 4 years with foundation year)

    Location: London, Birmingham, Manchester

    Delivery: Weekends, Weekdays or Evenings

    Hours per week: 9 - 12h

    Fees: £9250 per year

    Finances: Eligible for the Tuition Fee Loan and the Maintenance Loan


    Year 0 (Foundation Year)

    ● Critical Thinking
    ● Reflecting on Self and Society
    ● Media, Crime and Race
    ● Researching Discrimination
    ● Researching Inequality
    ● Interventions for Change
    ● Social Issues in Context: Text to Essay
    ● Principles of Health & Social Care Practice

    Year 1

    ● Introduction to Health & Social Care; Concepts of Health & Well-being (30 credits)
    ● The Context of Health & Social Care: Cultural, Social & Ethical Perspectives (30 credits)
    ● Introduction to Effective Practice in Health & Social Care
    ● An Introduction to Knowledge and Inquiry in Health & Social Care
    ● Personal & Professional Development: Self-management
    ● Academic Skills & Literacy: Finding & Presenting Information

    Year 2

    ● Advancing the Health of the Population: Understanding Public Health (30 credits)
    ● Ethical Research in Professional Contexts (30 credits)
    ● Becoming employable
    ● Issues in Health, Illness & Society
    ● Personal & Professional Development; Managing Professional Relationships
    ● Academic skills & literacy: developing critical thinking

    Year 3

    ● Effective Responses to Emerging Issues in Health & Social Care (30 credits)
    ● Health Project (30 credits)
    ● Personal & Professional Development: Management & Leadership of Others
    ● Academic Skills & Literacy: Effective Critical Thinking
    ● Students will pick two from four optional modules
    ● Homelessness and Housing Policy (optional)
    ● Mental Health & Well-being (optional)
    ● Global Health (optional)
    ● Housing Issues and Housing Solutions (optional)

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    Entry Requirements

    Academic (standard) requirements for applicants under 21 years old)

    • 32 UCAS points
    • At least one A level (or a minimum of 32 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, e.g. BTEC Subsidiary/National/BTEC Extended Diploma)
    English language requirements
    • All applicants can take FREE English online test
    Additionally, during the admissions process, you will be asked to attend either an academic or admissions interview.

    • During the admissions interview, we will ask you questions about your choice of programme and will learn more about you.
    • The academic interview provides an opportunity for entry to applicants who do not meet standard entry requirements or have not been in education for a while. During this type of interview, we will assess your knowledge in a specific field.
    We encourage and will consider applications from mature students who haven’t recently undertaken a formalised course of study at A-level or equivalent, but who can demonstrate relevant work experience, indicating their ability to complete the course successfully. Applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

    If you have higher qualifications than these entry requirements, we also have a 3-year Business Management BA programme so you can start directly from the First Year.


    There will be nine to twelve hours of lectures, workshops, and tutorials per week.

    You will be evaluated through group projects, coursework, portfolios, and presentations in addition to reports, business plans, and seen and unseen tests. You'll need to create an e-portfolio with real-world projects and investigations for some modules. Additionally, you'll write a dissertation your senior year.

    Funding & Fees

    Funding for your studies
    All of the students will receive Student Finance which means that you don't need to pay anything.

    Tuition Fee Loans
    Your tuition fees are paid using a tuition fee loan. This is given to your University or College directly. Only once you have completed your study and are making at least £26,575 per year do loan repayments begin. Students who study full- or part-time may apply

    Maintenance Loans
    To pay for living expenses, you can also apply for a Maintenance Loan if you qualify. T his loan is deposited straight into your bank account. After you complete your degree and earn more than £26,575, your maintenance loan is due. Please visit www.gov.uk/studentfinance for additional details.

    Maintenance Grants
    Additionally, you can apply for a Maintenance Grant to assist with living expenses. At the beginning of the term, maintenance grants are deposited straight into your bank account. Although you are not required to pay them back, any money you get will lower the amount of the Maintenance Loan you might be eligible for should you decide to apply for one as well.

    General info
    Student finance for undergraduate degrees covers:
    - Tuition fee Loan - £9250 per year. This money goes directly from the Student Loan Company to the University (you don’t touch this money).
    - Maintenance loan: covers your own expenses and living costs
    - £9706 per year in you live outside the London
    - £13000 if you live in London

    The maintenance Loan goes directly to your account and you can do with this money whatever you want.

    If you have pre-settled status you need to work and keep working during the status.
    If you have a settled status you don’t need to work.

    The loan is provided by the UK government and covers 100% of the tuition fees charged by universities. The repayment rules are very favourable.

    More information can be found on the government website: