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Year of Entry 2020/21
BSc (Honours)

Health and Social Care Studies (2 year top-up)

Convert your existing qualifications, including our foundation degree in Professional Practice in Health and Social Care, to gain a full undergraduate qualification.


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What is the fee? Home/EU: £9,250 per year
How long will I study? 2 Years
Where will I study? Collegiate Campus
When do I start? September 2020

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Course summary

  • Develop an understanding of the complexities of working in the health and social care sector.
  • Gain analytical techniques and problem-solving skills that can be applied in many types of employment within the health and social care sector.
  • Earn an honours degree in this field, whether you're a foundation degree holder or have studied equivalent level 4/5 health and social care qualifications.

This top-up course is designed to enhance the qualifications of students who aim to work in non-registered roles across health and social care organisations. It will prepare you to lead organisations and services in emerging integrated health and social care roles.

How you learn

Course leaders and tutors

Rachel McManus
Rachel McManus
Senior Lecturer In Social Work

Senior Lecturer in Social Work

Applied learning

This course has been designed in response to rapidly changing workforce demands and policy initiatives aimed at modernising services and improving quality, productivity and efficiency. Much of your learning will be at the current boundaries of both academic and practice based thinking.

You learn through

  • coursework
  • essays
  • presentations
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Future careers

Our foundation course in health and social care provides a principal route for the training and education of assistant practitioners, who have developed roles in a wide range of services including

  • long term conditions
  • staying healthy
  • end of life care
  • maternity and newborn
  • acute care
  • planned care
  • mental health
  • children and families

This course is also suitable for those wishing to pursue a career in health and social care, but who are either unsure about which field of practice they wish to work within or are perhaps not eligible to access a pre-registration course.

Where will I study?

You study at Collegiate Campus

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Collegiate Campus can be found just off Ecclesall Road, a bustling student district.

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Location

Collegiate Crescent
Sheffield
S10 2BP

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Equipment and facilities

On this course you work with

  • healthcare professionals
  • social care professionals

Entry requirements

All students

Foundation Degree in Professional Practice in Health and Social Care

240 points (120 level 4 and 120 level 5) from an equivalent health and social care programme

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Additional information for EU/International students

This course is not open to international students who require a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK. If you are an international applicant but do not require a Tier 4 (General) student visa, contact our Admissions Team to find out whether you’re eligible to apply.


Modules

Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances.

Year 1

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Evidence Review Credits: 40 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Understanding Health And Social Care Organisations Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework

Final year

Compulsory modules
Module Credits
Module: Enhancing Quality Of Services Through Effective Collaborative Practice Credits: 20
Module: Practice And Employability Skills In Health And Social Care Credits: 20
Module: Technology Enhanced Care Credits: 20

Fees and funding

Home/EU students

Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2020/21 is £9,250 per year.

† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.

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Additional course costs

This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.

Additional costs for Health and social care management courses (PDF)

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