IMAGE Courses & Apprenticeships - Apprenticeships - our apprenticeships.jpg

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


£9,250* (USP students entitled to an FE to HE bursary of £1,000 for 2020 entry)

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.

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 in Public Health - 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

How will I be taught and assessed?

The approach to learning and teaching includes a range of teaching methods and active learning approaches, including lectures, workshops, seminars, tutorials, e-learning and presentations. A variety of learning and teaching strategies will be adopted to foster inquiry, critical thinking and curiosity through intellectual challenge and rigour. Within the programme, opportunities for self-directed learning and reflection will be provided and supported.

All assessments will be in the form of coursework, e.g. essays, portfolio, posters, academic report etc. Each module will offer an opportunity for students to receive some formative feedback, and this will be structured into the module guide and the session plan for each module.

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.

You will also need grade C/4 or above in GCSE Maths and English, or equivalent.


IMAGE Parents & Carers - Financial support.JPG

Financial Support

We understand that the costs of college may be daunting but we are here to support you.