This degree will teach you about the main issues around health, social care and wellbeing for communities around the UK. You’ll graduate with the skills you need to make a difference for some of the most vulnerable groups in society and a well-respected qualification that will increase your employability.
BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care will provide you with a detailed understanding of health and social care policy and practice. You will study the key contemporary issues that influence health, social care and the wellbeing of individuals and communities, from a theoretical, policy and practical level.
Final year (national level 6)
To study this course you need:
In this course, you’ll learn everything you need to know to take on management roles in a diverse sector that includes working with young people, mental health and drug and alcohol abuse support.
You’ll be able to work for the NHS, charities like Age UK and MIND, social care organisations like Turning Point and other public, private and voluntary sector health agencies. Social workers, for example, earn on average over £35,000 (according to Glassdoor).
You can also go on to further study, with some graduate studying taught masters or research degrees.