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Health and Social Care, Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Health and Social Care programme at the Oxford Brookes University is primarily aimed at care workers who are taking on new roles, for example as assistant practitioners, associate practitioners or team leaders. 

Education

It is also suitable for staff who have already achieved a level of responsibility but who want to consolidate that, with evidence of new knowledge and skills to enhance their practice. It is open to all who are interested in exploring new aspects of health and social care and who are in employment in a relevant place of work.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Study Skills for Foundation Degrees
  • Work-Based Learning 
  • Science for Health and Social Care
  • Specialist Care Skills – Therapeutic Caring
  • Applied Social Science for Health Care Professionals
  • Social Policy and Welfare Systems
  • Applying Evidence to Practice
  • Legal and Ethical Aspects of Care

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • The equivalent of 3 GCSE passes at Grade C (or Grade 4) or above
  • An equivalent academic or vocationally related qualification, such as NVQ3 in health and social care, providing evidence of ability to study at academic Level 4
  • Evidence of support from your employer.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9270 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9270 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7570 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7570 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Oxford

  • 939 - 1530 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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