BA (Hons) Health and Social Care

Transform lives and update your sector-specific knowledge with our top-up degree. This course will allow you to continue with your health and social care studies while identifying a specialist area of interest. Through blending theoretical and practical skills and experience, you’ll be perfectly positioned to step up to a senior role in the health and social care sector.

Our Health and Social Care Top-up Degree reflects the changing requirements of those working in the health and social care sector. You’ll combine academic study with practical application, providing you with a comprehensive understanding of health and social care.

Building on your existing health and social knowledge and insight, you’ll work towards a higher level of practice identifying a personal specialism. You’ll study emerging legislation, exploring the impact of this upon the sector. You’ll also refine your practice, shape your learning through research, and complete a dissertation.

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.

This course is subject to validation by The Open University.

pound symbol iconFee £7,950 Full Time or £3,975 Part Time (per academic year)
map pin iconLocation University Centre
calendar iconStart Date September 2021
timer iconDuration 1 year Full Time or 18 months Part Time
level iconCourse Code UCAS Course Code: 8P37 Institution code: L21
clock iconStudy Mode Full Time or Part Time