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Cornwall College

Health, Welfare and Social Sciences

UCAS Code: HWSS

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


Combination of grades totaling 80 tariff points, to include at least 48 points from A2 level study.

45 credits at level 3

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MPP

In an appropriate subject.

64 tariff points to include at least 48 points from Higher Level.

UCAS Tariff

64

Acceptable from a range of relevant level 3 qualifications in appropriate subjects.

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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2020

This degree offers an excellent opportunity to increase both your academic skills and your employability. Your second and third years allow you to select optional modules which suit your career aspirations. For example, if you are interested in a career in mental health support you could choose the Issues in Mental Health and Perspectives on Disability modules. An interest in psychology could lead you to choose the module in Psychological Processes, whereas an interest in working with young people and criminal justice could see you choosing the Working with Young People and the Youth Justice modules.

This programme can also be studied as a one year top-up where you will complete Year 3 only. It also develops critical analysis, understanding research methods, problem solving, ITC, professional development, developing your CV and interview techniques and gaining workplace experience. Developing your communication skills, work-related experience and the opportunity to recognize and consider the relationship between the subjects you study in college and your actual working environment is encouraged.

Assessment is via essays, reports, presentations, seminars and debates. Support, guidance and preparation for all assessments are embedded in study skills sessions and individual modules.

The Professional Practice and the Development Through Work modules require you to undertake 120 hours of placement within the health and care field. The modules are designed to equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills to develop your personal and employability skills.

Modules

Year 1: Health, Welfare and Social Policy, Developmental Psychology, Sociological Perspectives, Professional Practice, Safeguarding & Promotion of Welfare, Equality, Diversity and Rights. Year 2: Development Through Work, Research in Social Issues, Social Psychology, Social Policy, Health and Wellbeing. Optional Modules: Psychological Processes, Approaches to Inclusive Practice. Year 3: Dissertation, Working with Diverse Groups. Optional Modules: Aspects of Rural Life, Leadership & Management, Promoting Health, Psychology in Practice

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,950
per year
England
£8,600
per year
EU
£8,600
per year
International
£9,950
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,600
per year
Scotland
£8,600
per year
Wales
£8,600
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Cornwall College Camborne

Department:

Health, Teaching and Social Sciences

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