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BSc (Hons)

Health Promotion & Social Care

Study for a BSc (Hons) at our Seevic Campus in partnership with the University of Hertfordshire.


3 years


Level 6

Career Sector

Health, Care & Medical

Available At


Start Date


Days & Times

3 days per week



Course Overview

This degree is designed to develop your knowledge of health promotion and social care, and the wider social, policy, legal and organisational environment within the UK and internationally.

This course is offered in partnership with, and validated by, University of Hertfordshire.

How will I be Taught and Assessed? 

Throughout the three years, you will be taught across a range of core and specialist modules. Your assessment for each unit will differ; from preparing research and work journals to portfolios and essays.

There are no formal exams. 

Core Modules

Graduate Study Skills - 30 Credits

Theoretical Perspectives in Social Care - 30 Credits

Introduction to Health Promotion Theory - 30 Credits

Life Stages Development - 30 Credits

Introduction to Research - 30 Credits

Working with Others - 30 Credits

Contemporary Issues in Health Promotion - 30 Credits

Healthy Lifestyles - 30 Credits

Research Project - 30 Credits

Social Problems and Social Issues - 30 Credits

Analysis of a Health Promotion Programme - 30 Credits

Leadership and Management and Employment in the Sector - 30 Credits

Why study BSc (Hons) Health Promotion & Social Care at USP College? 

You will have the opportunity to work with community groups and be able to visit public health organisations, health promotion organisations, hospitals, care homes and other workplaces. 

The degree is designed in partnership with experts from the sector, ensuring your studies are up to date and relevant and will prepare you for a  career where you can plan and deliver health and social care services which are fit for the future.

What could I do next? 

A variety of careers in health promotion and social care are available. Students can use this degree to consolidate their professional role and gain promotion in the NHS or move into the wider health or social care field. Graduates can enter areas such as health promotion and public health, whilst others can progress to teaching, health research, health promotion, health and social care or health management.

Entry Requirements

96 UCAS points or above, for example:

  • A Level 3 BTEC in Health & Social Care
  • A related subject e.g. Access to Higher Education, Health pathway
  • A-Levels.

Want to apply for September 2019? Contact us on the details below. If you don't quite meet the entry requirements of your chosen course, don't worry, we take students on a case by case basis!

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