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Health Care Practice BSc

University of Essex
5 years
Part time
Bachelor's degree

About this program

Health Care Practice BSc

Our BSc Health Care Practice is for you if you’ve already started learning with us; your prior courses and experiential learning will both be taken into account, and we will assess what additional learning you need to complete to qualify for our degree course.

As a flexible programme, you can arrange to study in the way that accommodates your prior learning and which will best suit your individual needs.

Admission requirements

UK entry requirements

Students entering the programme must:

  • possess a recognised professional qualification
  • have current registration as a practitioner
  • have one year’s post registration experience
  • be employed in a health related setting
  • For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

International & EU entry requirements

We accept a wide range of qualifications from applicants studying in the EU and other countries. Get in touch with any questions you may have about the qualifications we accept. Remember to tell us about the qualifications you have already completed or are currently taking.

For more information about admission requirements, please contact the school or the inquiries team.

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Program content

Year 1

  • Introduction to Health Psychology (optional)
  • Developing Professional Practice (optional)
  • Applying and Using Learning in Practice (optional)
  • Applying and Using Learning in Practice (optional)
  • Work Based Learning (optional)
  • Work Based Learning (optional)
  • Quality Improvement in Practice (optional)
  • Leadership in Health and Social Care (optional)
  • Accredited Prior Learning (30 Credits, Level 5) (optional)
  • Accredited Prior Learning (15 Credits, Level 6) (optional)
  • Accredited Prior Learning (30 Credits, Level 6) (optional)
  • Accredited Prior Learning (60 Credits, Level 6) (optional)
  • Consultation and Assessment (optional)


Please visit the website for information about tuition fees

Career paths

Our programmes can form the basis for fast-track graduate conversion within our School into nursing (adult and mental health), occupational therapy, physiotherapy or speech and language therapy.

You will also be well placed to obtain jobs working in the health, social care or voluntary sectors, such as health promotion, management, research and development, IT and audit.

About this institute

University of Essex

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Contact info

University of Essex

Wivenhoe Park
CO4 3SQ Colchester


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