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About

Build the skills you need to plan and deliver health and social care services fit for the future. The Health and Social Care (Hons) degree from University of Derby includes placements, guest lectures and agency visits to keep your learning up to date.

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Overview

Take your first steps towards a fulfilling future in health and social care. This Health and Social Care (Hons) degree from University of Derby will give you the skills, confidence and experience to make a positive difference to people’s lives and wellbeing.

  • Prepare for a career where you can plan and deliver health and social care services which are fit for the future
  • Put the theory you learn into practice, with work placements in different settings ­– from care homes to community projects
  • Join a course designed in partnership with experts from the sector, ensuring your studies are up to date and relevant
  • Draw on our strong professional links and benefit from guest lectures, fact-finding visits and networking opportunities
  • Be inspired by our friendly and supportive teaching staff who have a wealth of experience in health and social care
  • Make the most of our exceptional learning facilities

Careers

Our emphasis is on nurturing versatile and flexible health and social care professionals who are not restricted by boundaries and who can work in multi-professional teams. This degree equips you for rewarding roles in areas such as:

  • Local authority, NHS and multi-agency teams working with children, young people and adults
  • Homelessness and social housing services
  • Refugee and asylum-seeker support agencies
  • Appropriate adult and advocacy work
  • Health promotion services
  • Community mental health teams
  • Intensive family support teams
  • Residential and nursing care management
  • Commissioning and care management teams
  • Care co-ordinator management.

Our graduates are now carving out successful careers in organisations across the independent, statutory and voluntary sectors. Some have chosen to move directly into working with vulnerable people within the NHS, adult and children’s social care services, while others have progressed into strategic management and leadership positions to develop improved services for individuals, families and communities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Approaches to Health and Wellbeing
  • Psychological Approaches to Care
  • Working with People
  • Health Policy and Social Trends
  • Understanding Physical Health Conditions
  • Ways Of Knowing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UCAS points 104-112
  • A Level BBC-BCC
  • BTEC DMM
  • GCSE GCSE English Grade 4/Grade C (or above) or equivalent qualification
  • Access to HE Pass Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits: 45 at Level 3 with a minimum of Distinction: 15, Merit: 24, Pass: 6

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14045 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14045 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Derby

540 - 852 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

  • We have a range of scholarships, bursaries and discounts available to international students. You will need to apply separately for the Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship and the International Excellent Student Scholarship, but all others are assessed for eligibility alongside your application. The £2,000 Postgraduate (PGT) Scholarship is awarded automatically to most (non-EU) overseas applicants, subject to eligibility. 
  • You will need to apply separately for the Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship, the International Excellent Student Scholarship and the GREAT Scholarship, but all others are assessed for eligibility alongside your application. 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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