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Health and Wellbeing (Top-up)

University Centre at Wakefield College

UCAS Code: L45L | Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


HND (BTEC)

P

About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2022

This course combines study and practical work experience to equip you with a combination of technical abilities, academic knowledge, and transferable skills that are highly desirable to employers. The course is designed to follow on from the FdSc in Health and Well-being, though this particular course is not a pre-requisite for entry. Many Learners will already have a range of rich and varied experiences of working with in the health and social care sector. This course will help you become more aware of developmental approaches to learning and to reflect on your own practice, which will extend your professional competence and effectiveness in supporting individual care needs and developing existing management knowledge and skills.

Modules

You'll study a range of theoretical and work-related components which will enhance your understanding of working within the health and social care sector. You will have the opportunity to choose a topic for an independent research project (dissertation) which will contribute to your knowledge of a specific area. Modules studied could include Substance Misuse in Health and Well-being; Inequalities in Health; Managing a Health and Well-being Project; Strategic Management; Dissertation.

Assessment methods

Knowledge is assessed by means of assignments, reports, portfolios and assessed presentations. You will have the opportunity to choose a topic for an independent research project (dissertation) that will contribute to your knowledge of a specific topic. You are also advised to be employed in or undertake a placement in a health and social care setting.

Tuition fees

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

England
£6,750
per year
EU
£6,750
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,750
per year
Scotland
£6,750
per year
Wales
£6,750
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Advanced Skills and Innovation Centre

Department:

Health and Wellbeing

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