BA (Hons) Health and Social Care For UK and EU Students

This course is designed to develop your knowledge of health and social care, and the wider social, policy, legal and organisational environment within which they are situated both within the UK and internationally. You will study areas including the sociology of health, public health, mental health, disability, multi-agency working as well as welfare and social care issues faced by vulnerable individuals and groups. There is a strong employability focus at all levels of the course, which will enable you to develop a range of transferable, employability-enhancing skills.

The University of Bedfordshire is a modern, innovative university with a heritage of top quality education going back more than 100 years.

The University has its London Study Centre based at Chaucer House, which is its London Bridge campus. The University offers courses belonging to the Bedfordshire Business School at this campus.

We nurture our students to become educated, employable and entrepreneurial global citizens.

We support our students in all aspects of their life and encourage them to influence the education and services we provide.

Superb facilities across all our subject areas

Study skills development

Career and job-seeking guidance

Volunteer and work experience

Health and wellbeing services

Modern accommodation

Personal tutors

Course Plan:

  • Start Date: February, June and October
  • Course Fee: £ 9,250*
  • Awarding Body: University of Bedfordshire

Year 1 - are all core units:

Introduction to Health and Social Care

Investigating Social Life

Introduction to the Human Services

Foundations in the Social Sciences

Year 2 - students do four core units and choose two option units: Core

Global Public Health

Research Approaches in the Social World

Multi-Agency Working

Comparing Welfare Internationally

Year 2 - students do four core units and choose two option units: Options

Disability in Childhood: Critical Perspectives on Policy And Practice

Mental Health and Society

Contemporary Forced Migration

Managing and Management in the Human Services

Child Welfare: Perspectives on and Approaches to Risk Assessment

Studies in 'Race' and Ethnicity

Year 3 - students do two core units and choose two option units: Core

Independent Project in Health and Social Care

Health Issues in Gender, Age and Ethnicity

Year 3 - students do two core units and choose two option units: Options

Dependency and Care: Critical Perspectives on Policy and Practice

The Social Body

Child Protection: Critically Analysing Policy and Practice

Ideas and Issues in Globalisation

Leadership, Management and Multi-Agency Working in the Human Services

Current Issues in the Human Services

University of Bedfordshire offers scholarships and bursaries, subject to terms and conditions. For further details please click here

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