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.
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
You will also need grade C/4 or above in GCSE Maths and English, or equivalent.
What will I study?
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.
- Year 1
- Graduate study skills, Theoretical perspectives in social care, Introduction to health promotion theory and Life stages development.
- Year 2
- Introduction to research, Working with others, Contemporary issues in health promotion and Healthy lifestyles in public health.
- Year 3
- Research project, Social problems and social issues, Analysis of a health promotion programme, Leadership & Management and employment in the sector.
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.