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Health & Social Care

Bangor University
3 years
Full time/part time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Bangor
English
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About this program

Health and Social Care

This course provides a multidisciplinary, social science based route to qualification in the health and social care fields. An alternative to clinical training, the emphasis during this course is on the social experiences of health and care, including the policy issues, the delivery and management of services, and the evaluation of evidence.

Some modules offered as part of the course are also available through the medium of Welsh.

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Admission requirements

For 2020 entry:

Typical offer is based on a minimum 96 tariff points from a Level 3 qualification* e.g.:

  • A Levels
  • BTEC National/Extended Diploma and Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Access: Pass Access to Higher Education Diploma
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: 96 points from a minimum of 4 Higher Subjects
  • NCFE CACHE Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • Welsh Baccalaureate.

International Candidates: school leaving qualifications and college diplomas are accepted from countries worldwide (subject to minimum English Language requirements)

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Year 1

  • Health & Welfare Issues
  • Fundamentals of Sociology
  • Research and study skills
  • Health and Society
  • Behaviour and Health
  • Working with Vulnerable Populations

Year 2

Compulsory modules

  • Comparative Health & Welfare
  • Research Methods - Dissertation proposal
  • Ageing and well-being in Society
  • Interpreting Health & Social Care
  • Sociology of Health

Option modules

  • Health, Care & Culture
  • Social Work Perspectives/Safbwynt Gwaith Cymdeithasol
  • Work Placement

Year 3

Compulsory modules

  • Mental Health & Society
  • Global Health & Social Care
  • Principles of Public Health
  • Dissertation

Option modules

  • Health Leadership
  • Health Policy
  • Advancing Knowledge

Module listings are for guide purposes only and are subject to change

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition

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Qualification

Upon successful completion of the program, students will earn a BA (Hons).

Career paths

Through studying this subject you will gain a good background for careers in areas such as health services management, research, health promotion and social and community work.

Employability and the School of Health Sciences

Graduates in nursing, midwifery and radiography from the School of Health Sciences gain both an academic and professional qualification that is well-regarded by Betsi Cadwaldr University Health Board, Bronglais Hospital, Aberystwyth, University Hospital of North Staffordshire, the Countess of Chester Hospital and other educational partner placement providers in Wales and England.

Our employability record is excellent and you can view current statistics as well as other essential information about our Programs at Unistats.

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Bangor University

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Why study at Bangor University

A top 10 university

The Complete University Guide 2021 results place Bangor amongst the UK’s top 10 universities for student satisfaction (excluding specialist institutions). This reflects the University’s focus on overall student experience.

Wide range of courses

We offer hundreds of courses across the arts and the sciences. We pride ourselves on the quality of our teaching and our courses and lecturers have been rated in the top 10 in the country.

World class teaching & research

Study at a world-class university, which is recognised for the quality of teaching and research. Bangor University is in the top 40 in the UK for research according to the Research Excellence Framework 2014.

Work experience and placements

We offer a variety of options to gain valuable employability skills, which includes supporting you in work placements and internships that you may wish to undertake.

Guaranteed accommodation

We guarantee accommodation for first-year students who apply by the deadline and select us as their Firm Choice. Our accommodation was rated Top 15 in the UK at the What Uni Student Choice Awards 2020.

Free membership of all clubs and societies

Take advantage of the Bangor Student Experience with free membership of student clubs and societies. There are over 150 different ones to choose from, so you can try something new, get involved with sports, meet new friends and get out and explore the local area.

UNRIVALlED location

Choose to study in one of the best places in the UK to be a student. Bangor’s location – close to the mountains and the sea – has been described as ‘the best university setting in the UK’.

Contact info

Bangor University

Bangor University
LL57 2DG Bangor Gwynedd
United Kingdom

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www.bangor.ac.uk

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