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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 17/07/2020

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 11  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 position or to set up their own social care and health service.  Modules include Inspiring Leadership and Effective Management in Social Care and Health, Bidding and Fundraising in Social Care and Health, Global Perspectives and Collaborative working in Health and Social Care. Prior to starting the course there is a compulsory induction module which consists of on-line resources and on-line face-to-face sessions which will take place in September before the course starts.  The final induction session will take place on campus during welcome week.

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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

Application status enquiries
admissions2020@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

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

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.

Entry Requirements

You will normally 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. This will be assessed via the application form and through a telephone interview. This will enable staff to ascertain whether the applicant has a sufficient understanding of Social Care and Health provision on which to base more the more advanced content in the BSc degree. They will also be made aware of the intensity of the course delivery.
  • The programme welcomes applications from those with a wide variety of educational qualifications and will consider on merit applicants with no formal qualifications.
  • All suitable applicants are selected for interview on the basis of information provided in the application form, the personal statement and academic reference. A screening form will be used to determine if an applicant should be invited for a telephone interview.
  • The purpose of the interview is to ensure that applicants have considered the workload involved in undertaking an accelerated degree and to determine their degree of relevant experience. Short – listed applicants will be required to undertake a telephone interview by a member of staff, where they will be scored on their answers and their overall score will determine if they are offered a place on the course.  In order to ensure fairness in the procedure. The applicants interview will be discussed by two members of staff in order to make the decision

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.

Course Content

Level 4

  • Academic and Professional Skills                                       20 Credit     (Compulsory)
  • Social Care and Health Provision                                       20 Credit     (Compulsory)
  • Collaborative Working in Social Care and Health              40 Credit     (Compulsory)
  • Global Perspective                                                                 40 Credit     (Compulsory)

Level 5

  • Enabling Sustainable Social Care and Health Services    20 Credit     (Compulsory)
  • Inspiring Leadership and Effective Management             40 Credit     (Compulsory)
  • Leadership and Management in Practice                           40 Credit     (Compulsory)
  • Bidding and Fundraising in Social Care and Health        20 Credit     (Compulsory)

Level 6

  • Business  Skills and Entrepreneurship                              40 Credit     (Compulsory)
  • Research Methods                                                                  20 Credit     (Compulsory)
  • Service Development Project                                               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 17/07/2020

  • 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 11  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 position or to set up their own social care and health service.  Modules include Inspiring Leadership and Effective Management in Social Care and Health, Bidding and Fundraising in Social Care and Health, Global Perspectives and Collaborative working in Health and Social Care. Prior to starting the course there is a compulsory induction module which consists of on-line resources and on-line face-to-face sessions which will take place in September before the course starts.  The final induction session will take place on campus during welcome week.

    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 normally 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. This will be assessed via the application form and through a telephone interview. This will enable staff to ascertain whether the applicant has a sufficient understanding of Social Care and Health provision on which to base more the more advanced content in the BSc degree. They will also be made aware of the intensity of the course delivery.
    • The programme welcomes applications from those with a wide variety of educational qualifications and will consider on merit applicants with no formal qualifications.
    • All suitable applicants are selected for interview on the basis of information provided in the application form, the personal statement and academic reference. A screening form will be used to determine if an applicant should be invited for a telephone interview.
    • The purpose of the interview is to ensure that applicants have considered the workload involved in undertaking an accelerated degree and to determine their degree of relevant experience. Short – listed applicants will be required to undertake a telephone interview by a member of staff, where they will be scored on their answers and their overall score will determine if they are offered a place on the course.  In order to ensure fairness in the procedure. The applicants interview will be discussed by two members of staff in order to make the decision

    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

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2020@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    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)
    • Collaborative Working in Social Care and Health              40 Credit     (Compulsory)
    • Global Perspective                                                                 40 Credit     (Compulsory)

    Level 5

    • Enabling Sustainable Social Care and Health Services    20 Credit     (Compulsory)
    • Inspiring Leadership and Effective Management             40 Credit     (Compulsory)
    • Leadership and Management in Practice                           40 Credit     (Compulsory)
    • Bidding and Fundraising in Social Care and Health        20 Credit     (Compulsory)

    Level 6

    • Business  Skills and Entrepreneurship                              40 Credit     (Compulsory)
    • Research Methods                                                                  20 Credit     (Compulsory)
    • Service Development Project                                               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…

*Course data provided by Unistats

Waterside

Our new £330 million campus.

360 Virtual Tour

Virtual tour