• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
Top up your level 5 qualification to a full BSc degree in just one–two years of online study. There is a global trend towards integrative care so the skills you’ll develop will be in demand. Topics in this Integrative Health and Social Care Top-Up (Hons) (Online) programme from University of Derby include leadership, mental health and wellbeing, and public health.
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Integrative Health and Social Care Top-Up (Hons) (Online) programme from University of Derby  will equip you with the skills, knowledge and support you need for a rewarding career within the health and social care sector, whilst allowing you to focus on what matters: making a real difference to people’s lives.

Ensuring your skills and knowledge are up to date has never been more important for professionals involved in today’s changing and expanding health and social care sector. Developed to closely reflect the changing requirements of the health and social care sector, the BSc (Hons) Integrative Health and Social Care course is designed to help skilled practitioners lead developments and implement positive changes in their own area of practice.


This Integrative Health and Social Care Top-Up (Hons) programme from University of Derby is ideal for anyone working in the health and social care sector who are looking to further their career and pursue a degree. This would suit workers who are looking to develop their career in health and social care, for example, non-registered health practitioners and those with a foundation degree, BTEC or Level 4 certificate.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      1 - 2 years of part time study

  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Integrating Practices
  • Preparing for Research and Evidence Based Practice
  • Research and Evidence in Practice
  • Advanced Concepts in Palliative Care
  • Ethical and Legal Issues in Healthcare Policy and Practice
  • Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care
  • Mentoring in Practice (Non NMC approved)
  • Partnerships in Dementia Care

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

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General Requirements

  • Normally have 240 credits at Level 5 in a related subject area including but not limited to health and social care, social work, health promotion or youth work
  • Have access to an environment where you will be able to apply your skills to achieve the individual module learning outcomes. This does not specifically need to be employment and could include voluntary work

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4896 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4890 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4896 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4890 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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