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Social Care and Health Studies (Hons)

University of Wolverhampton

36 months
Duration
12950 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

This BA in Social Care and Health Studies (Hons) at University of Wolverhampton will give you insight into social care, health and wellbeing. You will study and critically analyse current issues in contemporary society and the impact these issues have on people’s lives. You will develop your understanding of the impact of social deprivation and poor health on national and international economies.

Overview

On successful completion of the BA in Social Care and Health Studies (Hons) at University of Wolverhampton you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the range and type of formal and informal social care and the legal and policy context of social care in Britain and other European countries
  • Demonstrate an understanding of health issues in various contexts, local, national and global and present these in a logical format to others.
  • Critically appraise theories about society, welfare states and social care in particular those relating to the impact of inequality and discrimination on social care services and service users.
  • Evaluate the determinants of health and demonstrate the relationship between the determinants and inequalities in health in local, national and global terms.
  • Demonstrate an effective level of awareness of yourself as a resource for improving and promoting health and achieving health gains through a variety of means.
  • Demonstrate an effective level of awareness of the contribution of professional/social care practice, use of information technology and the management and organisation of care environments to the quality of social care provision.

Careers

Graduates have gained employment in a wide range of careers, mostly in the public and not for profit sector. Careers in care management, community work, health promotion and medical sales are all accessible for graduates. Others progress to postgraduate courses in Health Studies, Public Health, Social Work, Accredited Nurse Training or teaching.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Health as a Social and Cultural Issue
  • Images of Inequality
  • Informal Social Care in Britain
  • Introduction to Health and Well Being
  • Introduction to Social Care
  • Preparation for Volunteering and Employment within Health and Social Care

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months
    • Flexible

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

Typical entry requirement: 96 UCAS points

  • A Levels - grades CCC / BCD
  • BTEC L3 Extended Diploma or OCR Cambridge L3 Technical Extended Diploma - grades MMM
  • Access to HE Diploma: 45 L3 credits at Merit

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12950 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 Wolverhampton

550 - 900 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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