BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care (Top-Up)
Start Date: 13th September 2021
More about the course
The BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care (Top-Up) is an ideal progression route for those with a Level 5 in Health and Social Care.
This healthcare degree focuses on promoting a higher level of study into this industry, learning from tutors with extensive industry experience. On this social care degree you will respond proactively and reactively to the changes in Health and Social Care, as well as focusing on the psychology of health and wellbeing, inter-professional collaboration and leadership in Health and Care.
The BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care (Top-Up) has been validated by employers both in delivery and in the curriculum.
A Foundation degree in a relevant area.
If you are a current Newcastle College University Centre student and successfully pass your Level 5 course in an appropriate subject, you will be guaranteed a place on a Top-Up degree course.
What will I learn?
- Applied Psychology of Health and Wellbeing
- Inter-Professional Collaboration
- Leadership and Management within Health and Care
- Policy in Practice
- Research Methods
How is the course taught?
- Small group learning
- Group work
- Collaborative working
How am I assessed?
- Academic posters
- Recorded group discussions
- Live briefs
- 8,000 - 10,000-word research dissertation
You will engage in research for future practice through your dissertation work, as well as responding to live briefs from employers in the industry. As part of the BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care (Top-Up) degree course you will deliver awareness sessions for issues in the sector, giving you valuable insight into current affairs affecting the Health and Social Care industry today.
Where can I progress?
After completing this healthcare degree, you can progress to a Masters level qualification such as an MA in Social Work, MSc in Nursing or an MSc in Occupational Therapy. You can also begin your career in industry in roles such as a Drug and Alcohol Counsellor, Care Worker or working within the NHS.
Tuition Fees for full-time undergraduate UK and EU students is £9,000 per year. Read more about financial support.