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University of Sheffield

Health and Human Sciences

UCAS Code: B991

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

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Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2020

Subject

Health and social care

Many of the most important challenges of the 21st century arise from health and social care. These include demographic changes - such as an ageing population; persisting health inequalities; or the need for evidence-based interventions to address specific challenges such as obesity, diabetes and antibiotic resistance. This means there is an ongoing and increasing demand for expertise in a range of fields. These include public health, health management and administration, service commissioning, health research and clinical expertise in nursing, medicine, midwifery, physiotherapy, psychotherapy, occupational therapy, and social work. Our degree recognises the demand for this expertise and our graduates are well placed to pursue careers in these areas. The transferable skills developed during your studies would also open up a wide range of other career opportunities.

The programme includes the opportunity to undertake a placement. This could be in a clinical setting such as an accident and emergency department - or you may choose a placement in management, health research, public health or social care. Alternatively you may wish to take the opportunity to spend three or four months studying health and social care issues at Maastricht University in the Netherlands.

Extra funding

The University of Sheffield Bursary is available to home students who have a household income of £40,000 or less. You may also be eligible for an additional £250 per year depending on your postcode and grades. We use the details you submit to Student Finance and UCAS to assess your eligibility for a bursary. You don’t need to apply; if you’re eligible you’ll receive an award for each year of your course. If you're a care leaver, care for an ill or disabled family member or are estranged from your parents or guardian you may be eligible for an enhanced bursary of £4,500 per year. The University also offers a number of scholarships to help you fund your studies and enhance your learning experience. Use our Student Funding Calculator to check what funding your could be eligible for - www.sheffield.ac.uk/funding/calculator. Further information - www.sheffield.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-funding

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Course location:

University of Sheffield

Department:

School of Nursing and Midwifery

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