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Applied Social Care and Health BSc (Hons)*

Attendance
Duration
Location
Start Date
Duration
2 Years
Location
Waterside
Start Date
September

Overview Updated 27/01/2020

*Subject to validation

This distinctive 2 year honours degree explores the concepts of professionalism, ethics, management and leadership, Social Injustice and Human Rights in social care and health, underpinned by the legislative and policy frameworks that inform practice.

You will build upon their existing experience to further develop skills and resilience and are supported to inspire and work in partnership with other agencies and professionals in creative ways.  This programme will appeal to students who wish to develop their professional and reflective leadership expertise within a rapidly changing environment.

Course

Highlights

  • Opportunity to make a positive impact on community-based services in a variety of statutory, voluntary and independent organisations.
  • Provided with a variety of assessments such as producing a business development plan and a funding proposal.
  • Opportunity to learn from experienced practitioners and service users and to network with social care and health providers.
  • Opportunity to examine global issues and how they impact upon individuals, communities and the social care and health sector.

Additional

Information

Contact

For further information about the course please contact Karen Brasher, the Senior Lecturer in Health & Social Care, by email: Karen.Brasher@northampton.ac.uk

Course Details

The course comprises of 10 modules which are delivered over a 2 year period (including summer) using a variety of teaching, learning approaches and assessments. The course is aimed at those who are currently working in Social Care and Health and would like to progress on to more senior positions.  Modules include Leadership and Management, Financial Sustainability, Global Issues and Working with Others. Prior to starting the course there is an Introduction to University Module which consists of on-line resources and face-to-face sessions which will take place in September before the course starts.

This programme will enable you to make a positive impact on community-based services in a variety of statutory, voluntary and independent organisations by examining the trends and critical issues in the social care and health sector. You will be provided with a variety of assessments such as producing a business development plan and a funding proposal.  These are relevant to actual activities undertaken as part of more senior management roles and are relevant to those who wish to set up their own social enterprises.

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Open Days

Discover your Course

Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

Each Open Day has a packed programme of subject talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2020@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2020
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

Home / EU: 0300 303 2772

International: +44 (0)1604 894503

 

Entry Requirements

You will need to have GCSEs including English and Maths at Grade C/4 or above and one of the following qualifications (or equivalents):

  • A Levels at CCC or above
  • BTEC: graded DMM in a related subject
  • Alternative level 3 qualifications such as Access to Higher Education, International Baccalaureate will also be considered
  • A minimum of 1 years experience of working in Social Care or Health setting whether in a paid or voluntary capacity.

For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

English Language Requirements

All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

  • IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent) with a minimum of 5.5 in all bands for study at undergraduate level.

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

Course Content

Level 4

  • Academic and Professional Skills         20 Credit     (Compulsory)
  • Social Care and Health Provision         20 Credit     (Compulsory)
  • Working with others                               40 Credit     (Compulsory)
  • Global Issues                                            40 Credit     (Compulsory)

Level 5

  • Leadership and Management 1            40 Credit     (Compulsory)
  • Leadership and Management 2            40 Credit     (Compulsory)
  • Financial Sustainability                          40 Credit     (Compulsory)

Level 6

  • Business and Entrepreneurship           40 Credit     (Compulsory)
  • Research Methods                                  20 Credit     (Compulsory)
  • Principle Module                                     60 Credit     (Compulsory)

Fees & Funding

2020/21 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £9,250

 

2020/21 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

International: £12,900

Scholarships

EU and International Scholarships

We’re committed to offering the opportunity to study in the UK to the best and brightest students from around the world.

TD Lewis Scholarship

The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,000.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

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Updated 27/01/2020

  • *Subject to validation

    This distinctive 2 year honours degree explores the concepts of professionalism, ethics, management and leadership, Social Injustice and Human Rights in social care and health, underpinned by the legislative and policy frameworks that inform practice.

    You will build upon their existing experience to further develop skills and resilience and are supported to inspire and work in partnership with other agencies and professionals in creative ways.  This programme will appeal to students who wish to develop their professional and reflective leadership expertise within a rapidly changing environment.

    Course

    Highlights

    • Opportunity to make a positive impact on community-based services in a variety of statutory, voluntary and independent organisations.
    • Provided with a variety of assessments such as producing a business development plan and a funding proposal.
    • Opportunity to learn from experienced practitioners and service users and to network with social care and health providers.
    • Opportunity to examine global issues and how they impact upon individuals, communities and the social care and health sector.
  • The course comprises of 10 modules which are delivered over a 2 year period (including summer) using a variety of teaching, learning approaches and assessments. The course is aimed at those who are currently working in Social Care and Health and would like to progress on to more senior positions.  Modules include Leadership and Management, Financial Sustainability, Global Issues and Working with Others. Prior to starting the course there is an Introduction to University Module which consists of on-line resources and face-to-face sessions which will take place in September before the course starts.

    This programme will enable you to make a positive impact on community-based services in a variety of statutory, voluntary and independent organisations by examining the trends and critical issues in the social care and health sector. You will be provided with a variety of assessments such as producing a business development plan and a funding proposal.  These are relevant to actual activities undertaken as part of more senior management roles and are relevant to those who wish to set up their own social enterprises.

    Read more

    Additional

    Information

    Contact

    For further information about the course please contact Karen Brasher, the Senior Lecturer in Health & Social Care, by email: Karen.Brasher@northampton.ac.uk

    • Discover your Course

      Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

      Each Open Day has a packed programme of subject talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

      To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

  • You will need to have GCSEs including English and Maths at Grade C/4 or above and one of the following qualifications (or equivalents):

    • A Levels at CCC or above
    • BTEC: graded DMM in a related subject
    • Alternative level 3 qualifications such as Access to Higher Education, International Baccalaureate will also be considered
    • A minimum of 1 years experience of working in Social Care or Health setting whether in a paid or voluntary capacity.

    For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

    If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

    English Language Requirements

    All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

    • IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent) with a minimum of 5.5 in all bands for study at undergraduate level.

    For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

     

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2020@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2020
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

    Level 4

    • Academic and Professional Skills         20 Credit     (Compulsory)
    • Social Care and Health Provision         20 Credit     (Compulsory)
    • Working with others                               40 Credit     (Compulsory)
    • Global Issues                                            40 Credit     (Compulsory)

    Level 5

    • Leadership and Management 1            40 Credit     (Compulsory)
    • Leadership and Management 2            40 Credit     (Compulsory)
    • Financial Sustainability                          40 Credit     (Compulsory)

    Level 6

    • Business and Entrepreneurship           40 Credit     (Compulsory)
    • Research Methods                                  20 Credit     (Compulsory)
    • Principle Module                                     60 Credit     (Compulsory)
  • 2020/21 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £9,250

     

    2020/21 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    International: £12,900

    Scholarships

    EU and International Scholarships

    We’re committed to offering the opportunity to study in the UK to the best and brightest students from around the world.

    TD Lewis Scholarship

    The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,000.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

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Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

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360° Tour