Health & Social Care (Top Up)
If you’re working, or want to work, in residential and community-based health, social care, and related settings, then this Health and Social Care top-up course is for you.
It offers an ideal progression from your HND or Foundation Degree (or equivalent Level 5 qualification) in health or social care (or a related subject).
You’ll develop an awareness of the changing political, philosophical, economic, cultural and social contexts of health and social care services. You’ll also be encouraged to look at the current health and social care quality and performance agendas.
Why study with us
- Top up your Foundation Degree (or equivalent Level 5 qualification) in Health and Social Care to a full honours degree
- Gain skills needed to work in youth justice, NHS trusts, private hospitals, children’s services, social services, family centres and children’s homes
- A range of optional module choices from specialist areas of health and social care allow you to pursue your interests and areas of practice
What you'll do
- Core modules will enable you to build up a solid knowledge base and develop advanced critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
- When you graduate you’ll be able to pursue the growing range of non-vocational career pathways in health and social care, within the state and private sector.
- Some modules within the course are delivered alongside students on vocational healthcare programmes, such as nursing.
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.
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With a BSc in Health and Social Care you can pursue a growing range of non-vocational careers in a variety of health and social care roles both within the state and private sector.
Many previous graduates have progressed to study at higher level in both vocational and non-vocational career pathways.
Fees and Funding
Scholarships and Bursaries
We have a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.
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This course is based in the School of Community Health and Midwifery located in the Faculty of Health and Care
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