BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care with Foundation Year in Health and Care (4 Years)
Our health and social care program offers a comprehensive introduction to the fundamental concepts and ongoing discussions shaping the field. It provides students with the abilities and information required for a prosperous career in this field. The curriculum delves into various topics, including life quality, effective caregiving, and communication, to establish a solid foundation in personalized health and care provision. Students explore models of person-centered care and examine the impact of behaviors on health. Developed in collaboration with prominent health and social care employers, the program meets the demand for skilled professionals in this rapidly growing field. Students are at the forefront of learning and professional conduct, receiving the knowledge, understanding, and skills needed for predicting population health’s future. The integrated foundation year supports the development of academic skills and confidence, introducing students to key concepts, debates, and skills that inform the subsequent years of undergraduate study. After the foundation year, students develop a strong understanding of individualized health and care provision, exploring person-centered models and the influence of behaviors on health. They learn from experienced professionals in the field, acquiring subject-specific skills and exploring health and social care from national and global perspectives, considering cultural values and beliefs. This enables them to provide individuals, families, and communities with compassionate, inclusive, and high-quality care. Professional work placements, integral to the degree, provide valuable hands-on experience in diverse health and social care settings. The applied nature of the degree ensures that students graduate with the knowledge, skills, and practical experience sought after by employers in this expanding sector.