Health and Social Care

Study a health and social care degree at Newcastle College

Our courses within health and social care are designed to help you develop the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in your chosen career. You will learn in real working environments, work on live briefs from employers and have the opportunity to undertake work placements to prepare you for employment.

First-class facilities:

  • you will study in our £18 million redeveloped Parsons Building which delivers state-of-the-art learning facilities.
  • you’ll have access to hospital simulation wards that have been specially designed to replicate hospital wards, to help you develop your clinical skills.
  • you’ll also have the opportunity to work with high tech patient manikins to simulate real medical issues.


Study with us and you will:

  • undertake a work placement of up to 160 hours to develop your personal and professional skills.
  • benefit from industry expertise through our guest lecture series.
  • work on live projects set by employers to give you an insight into your chosen sector.
  • be assessed in a variety of ways including reports, reflective diaries, portfolios, presentations and essays.
  • be taught by industry experienced tutors in smaller class sizes so you’ll really get to know your classmates.