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Health and Social Care

Entry requirements


Students can achieve the requirements with a combination of Distinction, Merit and Pass grades at level 3 achieved from a completed Access course.96 UCAS Points: D21-M3-P21; D18-M9-P18; D15-M15-P15; D12-M21-P12; D9-M27-P9; D6-M33-P6; D3-M39-P3; D0-M45-P0

UCAS Tariff

96

You should aim to achieve 96 UCAS points including a minimum of CC at A Level or equivalent (e.g. MM at BTEC Diploma or MPP at BTEC Extended Diploma) towards the total tariff.

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Health and social care

There is an increasing demand for health and social care within the UK and globally and the sector requires competent and knowledgeable contributors to shape it to ensure the best outcomes for all.
The BSc Health and Social Care at Newman intends to develop in students the appropriate knowledge, understanding, skills and values required of them to work, research and continue their studies in this area and other related disciplines. It will provide a range of educational experiences that enable students to work in a wide-ranging fast-moving environment within the UK and internationally. Students will have the opportunity to develop a professional approach to their work with individuals and communities.

**Why study this course?**

The BSc Health and Social Care at Newman includes a number of strategies designed to develop professional, high quality graduates for the health and social care sector.
• The first year of the course will provide a good foundation to introduce complex concepts of both health and social care and enable the development of a wide range of knowledge and skills to support study at the second and third year.
• You will be supported by experienced highly qualified lecturers with extensive research and knowledge across the health and social care sector.
• You will gain experience in from work experience which will help you link theory and practice.
• Your modules will be focused on a range of skills and knowledge that can be directly applied to working within the health and social care sector.
• For your final dissertation project, you can research a topic that interests you and is relevant to your personal interests or intended future employment.

Modules

http://www.newman.ac.uk/single-and-joint-honours/3999/health-and-social-care-bsc-hons#tab-struc

Tuition fees

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

Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Newman University

Department:

Health and Social Care

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What students say


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 and social care

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This is usually because there were too few respondents in the data we receive to be able to provide results about the subject at this university.


Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

100%
UK students
0%
International students
4%
Male students
96%
Female students
55%
2:1 or above
22%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
B
B

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.

Health and social care

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.

£16,300
low
Average annual salary
96%
med
Employed or in further education
36%
low
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

37%
Welfare and housing associate professionals
24%
Childcare and related personal services
14%
Caring 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.

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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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