Year of entry
3 years, full-time
Compulsory Estimate: Many agencies providing placements will require students to have their criminal record checked with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).This incurs a current cost of £44. Students unable to provide or pay for a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure may be unable to undertake a placement in some agencies and alternative work based learning opportunities will be made available.How are these costs calculated?
Placements are assessed through the completion of a placement. If a student is unable to undertake a placement an alternative work experience project will be identified.
Other CostsHow are these costs calculated?
All of the books required for the course are available from the library. The University also has PC labs and a laptop loan service. However, many students choose to buy some of the core textbooks for the course and/or a laptop. Students may also need to print their assignments and other documents. Estimated costs are £300 for a laptop and up to £100 each year for books and printing.
Department of Social Care and Social WorkThis is the first year this course has been offered.
Subject to approval
The new BA Integrated Health and Social Care programme is a proactive response to the changes to the Health and Social Care landscape. It has been developed in collaboration with employers, service users, staff and stakeholders to inform and develop skills of the modern health and social care workforce to deliver integrated person centred care required to work across organisation boundaries and improve interdisciplinarity of professions.
Your career prospects after the course
Graduates from this programme will be ideally placed to undertake careers in:
- Health and social care settings
- Local authorities
- Voluntary agencies
- Private sector
- Social enterprises
- International NGO's (Non- Government Organisations)
Successful completion of the programme will develop skills and knowledge which will enable students to develop careers in:
- Advocacy and campaign work
- Healthy living
- Mental Health and Sexual Health support
- Community development
- Service management
- Project management
Students are also able to continue their academic studies by completing research in an area of health and social care of particular interest or by studying graduate level qualifications in a professional field.94%
In 2014, over 94% of our graduates went directly into work or further study within 6 months of graduation
DHLE survey 2014, for all respondents available for employment or further study and whose destinations are known