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Health and Social Care (Top Up)

University Centre Leeds, Leeds City College

UCAS Code: 8P37 | Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

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Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2022

Other options

1.5 year | Part-time day/evening | 2022

Be a pillar of support to the next generation of learners. Our Health and Social Care Top-Up Degree will develop your professional skills allowing you to apply theory to practice. Our work-focused approach means that you’ll leave with an academic qualification as well as vital industry experience.

Ready to transform lives? Ideal for anyone pursuing a care career, our Health and Social Care Top-up Degree reflects the changing requirements of those working in the health and social care sector. You will combine academic study with practical application, providing you with a comprehensive understanding of health and social care.

You will critically reflect practice issues, identifying care challenges and how to overcome them and will work towards a higher level of practice as you identify your specialism. You will study emerging legislation, exploring the impact of this upon the sector. You will also shape your learning through research and complete a dissertation on a topic of your choice.

We place a heavy emphasis on employability so you’ll apply your acquired knowledge in a practical context. Full-time students will attend a work placement 10 to 12 hours a week alongside studies, ensuring the best chance of success in the health and social care sector.

Modules

Modules may include:

Research Methods
Critical Reflection on Practice Issues
Specialist Provision in Health and Social Care
Contemporary Discourse
Dissertation

Assessment methods

You will be assessed in a variety of ways to help you to develop a range of transferrable skills, which are useful to employment. Students are able to apply theory to practice within the assignments to develop analytical thinking. Each module has at least one piece of assessed work within it.

We use a variety of methods of assessment such as:
Reports
Presentations
Debates
Work based projects
Dissertation

Tuition fees

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England
£7,950
per year
Northern Ireland
£7,950
per year
Scotland
£7,950
per year
Wales
£7,950
per year

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