Health and Social Care Management

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About the course

The Plymouth University validated BA (Hons) Degree in Health and Social Care Management provides an insight into health and social care design, infrastructure, teams and delivery while giving you the means to interrogate theoretical models and develop practical leadership and management skills. With this degree you will be ideally placed for jobs in private, state and charitable health and social care settings across the UK and overseas. 

Please note the course fees printed below are per academic year only. 

Entry Requirements

  • 160 UCAS entry tariff points  
  • 5 GCSEs A-C to include English and Maths or equivalent
  • You may be asked in for an interview

To succeed on the BA(Hons) in Health and Social Care Management we believe you will have the following traits:

  • A real interest in health and social care provisioning
  • Enthusiasm and a genuine interest in other people
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Well organised and determined to succeed

 

UCAS Application Code

Institution name: BCBC
Institution code: B77
Course code: L500
Campus code: B
Short code: BA/HSC
Application: UCAS
What will I do on this course?

You will study a variety of modules, which may include the following topics concerned with general health and social care concepts.

  • Agency and morality: the philosophy of health and social care
  • Health and social care and the arts
  • Health and social care delivery in a global context
  • Sociology and psychology of health
  • The life-course: changing demands and provisioning
  • Addiction and substance misuse
  • Community based health and social care: identifying need
  • Induction to resources and research

You will also study a variety of modules designed to introduce you to a range of health and social care administration and management models and practices, as well as key transferable personal development and communication skills.

  • Health and social care regulation; practices and social policy
  • Investigating delivery: teamwork and structure
  • Resources and health and social care
  • Leadership in health and social care
  • Widening participation: identifying and working with community stakeholders
  • Personal development planning, communication, and employability
  • Dissertation
Who is it for?

This course is ideal for you if you are interested in gaining a full Bachelor's degree in health and social care management and policy-making; are passionate about people's health and well being; and are interested in helping to make the best possible health and social care available to everyone across all of society.

* Students with appropriate Level 5 qualifications such as a Foundation Degree or HND in a related subject may be able to join the course in year 3.

 

How to apply

PLEASE NOTE This is a three year full time course with two days a week attendance and a part time option for five years with one day a week attendance. Application is through UCAS for entry to both Year 1 or Year 3.

For further information:

Call : 0117 312 5171
Email : heinformation@cityofbristol.ac.uk

 

How Is this course assessed?

You will be assessed in a number of different ways for this course, including:

  • Case studies
  • Essay
  • Reports
  • Group work
  • Portfolio
  • Presentations
  • Projects
  • Research
  • Reflective journal
What could I do next?

This degree will prepare you for management roles in a variety of health and social care settings in all sectors, both  in the UK and overseas.You may also choose to progress to studying a Masters or other post graduate qualification. 

Additional cost

There will be opportunities for students to participate in educational visits and field trips which may incur a cost.

Please note the course fees printed below are per academic year only. 

Interview

 You will need an interview for this course 

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How old will you be when the course starts?

16-18 19+
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