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BSc (Hons) Top-up

Health & Social Care (Top-up)

1 year
September 2024

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.

Why study with us

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    in UK for Graduate Prospects - Outcomes
    Complete University Guide (BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care (Top Up))
  • 1st
    in the North West for Research Quality
    Complete University Guide (FdA Health and Social Care)
  • 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.


You will choose to study HI3001 or NU3268. Please note: XS3601 is only delivered by our partner colleges.

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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Future careers

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.

Fees and funding

Full-time£9,250 per year
Part-time£975 per 20 credits
Full-time£16,500 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

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This course is based in the School of Nursing and Midwifery

For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information

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