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Health & Social Care

It is clear that the UK’s health and social care system is lacking and with an increasingly ageing population, there is a significant demand for more people to enter the industry. In fact, around two million new workers will need to be trained and recruited by 2022.

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Course Overview

The course will lead to the completion of BA (Hons) degree as it is the final year of a 3-year degree course, the first 2 years of which are from a relevant Foundation Degree.

All of oour tutors have relevant sector experience, including nurses and social workers, which means that they can draw on personal experience to illustrate theoretical principles. This makes the learning experience much more relevant to those working within the Health & Social Care sector.

Lots of personal support is provided in the form of one to one tutorials, and excellent facilities within the College. This makes it feel closer to home degree study! Students learn using a wide range of strategies including lectures, seminars, supported research, working with peers on group tasks and projects, the use of technology is encouraged, and students have access to Backboard where they can access resources online in their own time.

Assessment is via modular tasks, which may include a variety of methods such as presentations, reports, essays, online portfolio etc.

Entry Requirements

A relevant Foundation Degree will be required.

Those without traditional qualifications would be referred to UCLan, who would advise on course suitability.

After Your Course

Students may go on to complete postgraduate study in Health & Social Care subjects, such as a Master's degree course.

Job roles supported by this course include nursing, midwife, paramedic, social worker, working with vulnerable children and adults in social care settings and family support workers.



Course fees are per year. The current fee information is related to the 2018/19 academic year and is subject to change before the start of the course. Fees for 2019/20 will be updated in the Spring Term. There may also be additional costs associated with the course.

This course is funded by the government and may be free if you are:

  • Aged 16-18 on 31/08/18
  • Aged 19-23 on an Entry Level or Level 1 course with intent to progress to a Level 2 course
  • Aged 19-23 on your first full Level 2 or Level 3 course
  • Aged 19-23 on your first Level 4 course (if you haven’t already got a Level 3 qualification)
  • Aged 19+ on Functions Skills or GCSE English or Maths
  • Unemployed and in receipt of JSA/ESA(WRAG)/Universal Credit or another eligible state benefit on an Entry Level, Level 1 or Level 2 course
  • Member of a low income household & in financial hardship on an Entry Level, Level 1 or Level 2 course

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