Health and Social Care BSc (Hons)

About the course

The Health and Social Care BSc (Hons) degree is designed to help you develop the skills, knowledge and confidence to start a professional career in the health and social care sector. The programme is aligned to the standards specified by Skills for Health (the Skills Council for the NHS) and upon completion of the course, you’ll be able to demonstrate to prospective employers that your advanced skills conform to the National Occupational Standards (NOS).

This course explicitly supports the development of your academic skills as well as equipping you with the personal and professional skills necessary not only for your studies but also for successful engagement with graduate-level opportunities in the workplace.

The course is also fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH), so if you choose to specialise in housing you’ll receive free student membership of the CIH.


Level: Undergraduate
Entry requirements: 112 UCAS points (Need extra support? This programme is also available as a four-year option )
English language requirements: GCSE at grade C/4 or above (or equivalent). Alternatively, applicants can sit the QA Higher Education English test.
Class hours per week: 12 hours
Assessment method: Coursework including presentations, portfolios and podcasts
Duration: Three years
UK tuition fees (20/21): £9,250 per year
Location: London, Birmingham and Manchester
Mode of study: Full-time Blended learning: Daytime or Evening and Weekend

Key Facts

Class hours per week: 12 hours

Level: Undergraduate

Duration: 3 years