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Social Care, Justice and Recovery

Entry requirements


GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE English Language at Grade C or above (Grade 4 for those sitting their GCSE from 2017 onwards) or equivalent. Key Skills Level 2, Functional Skills Level 2 and the Certificate in Adult Literacy are accepted in place of GCSEs.

UCAS Tariff

104

A minimum of 64 points from two A levels or equivalent, excluding General Studies.

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Health and welfare

As part of this course, you’ll:

- Develop the skills and knowledge to help and safeguard vulnerable people, families and communities

- Mix academic study with practice to better understand and guide those in crisis

- Hone your communication and therapeutic skills through simulated counselling sessions

- Explore and analyse child development, drug and alcohol abuse, domestic violence and mental health issues

- Learn about the different policies and frameworks behind community development, criminal justice, health services, social work and education

- Discover related theories and topics, including attachment, bereavement and different sociological perspectives

- Refine your understanding of how adults develop

- Examine contemporary issues that frequently make headline news, such as female genital mutilation, addiction and mental health problems

- Study intervention and safeguarding procedures and policies to help manage risk in these areas

Modules

Year 1 Core Modules:
- Engaging & Communicating
- Human Growth & Development Across the Lifespan
- Politics of Everyday Life
- Professional & Academic Skills
- Social Justice & Inequality
-Working Positively with Adults: Empowering Relationships

Year 2 Core Modules:
- Developing Research In Practice: Adults
- Emerging Issues in Practice
- Enhanced Communication: Therapeutic Approaches to Support
- Safeguarding: Adult & Child Protection
- Working Positively with Adults: Enterprise & Engagement
- In addition choose from a list of Year 2 Option Modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.

Year 3 Core Modules:
- Advanced Communication: Empowerment and Advocacy
- Community Practitioner - Work Related Learning 3
- The Global Practitioner
- Research Project

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£10,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

City CampusC

Department:

Health and Community Studies

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

72%
med
Health and welfare

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Health studies

Teaching and learning

68%
Staff make the subject interesting
88%
Staff are good at explaining things
92%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
76%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

76%
Library resources
72%
IT resources
60%
Course specific equipment and facilities
68%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

100%
UK students
0%
International students
10%
Male students
90%
Female students
83%
2:1 or above
10%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
D
D

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Social work

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£18,500
med
Average annual salary
96%
med
Employed or in further education
81%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

45%
Welfare professionals
16%
Welfare and housing associate professionals
16%
Childcare and related personal services

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Health and social care

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£23k

£23k

£19k

£19k

£21k

£21k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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