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Health and Social Care degrees in the UK in 2024

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Health & Social Care (BSc) with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

Bishop Grosseteste University United Kingdom

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Health and Social Care BA (Hons)

University of Kent United Kingdom

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Health and Social Care BSc (Hons)

Swansea University United Kingdom

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Integrative Health and Social Care - Top Up BSc (Hons)

University of Derby Online Learning, University of Derby United Kingdom

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Health and Social Care BSc (Hons)

London South Bank University (LSBU) United Kingdom

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Integrated Health and Social Care with Administration BA

University of the West of Scotland (UWS) United Kingdom

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Dementia Care in Health and Social Care Short Course

University of Portsmouth United Kingdom

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Health and Social Care (Top-up) BSc (Hons)

Teesside University United Kingdom

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Health and Social Care* BA

Liverpool Hope University United Kingdom

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Health and Social Care BA (Hons)

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) United Kingdom

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Health and Social Care Degrees in the UK

Study Health and Social Care Degrees

The term health and social care broadly refers to all of the services that offer any form of health, medical or social support services. The professional health and social care sector includes dentistry, nursing homes, foster care, physiotherapy, and early years care providers. As a student of health and social care, you will learn about how these services can be provided to those that need them the most, and how we improve the provision as a society.

Graduates of a degree in health and social care will have a wide range of career opportunities available to them. These include social worker, healthcare manager, welfare officer, residential home manager, and public health analyst, among others.

Your degree will be delivered through a mixture of modes. These will include lectures and seminars, as well as the possibility of group projects. Depending on your course, you may also have the opportunity to take part in a work placement. Modules you study could include:

  • Safeguarding Adults and Children
  • Dementia Awareness
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing
  • Counselling Skills
  • Juvenile Crime and Criminal Justice

Study in the UK

The UK is a popular destination for international students who want to study abroad. With a wide range of universities offering a variety of courses, there are so many opportunities that students might not be able to find elsewhere. Each university will pride itself on offering high quality education from leading teaching professionals. A qualification gained in the UK will be well regarded across the globe, making an education in the UK a great investment in your future. As well as this, there are many highly ranked universities in the UK, around 17 of which are consistently appearing in the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings.

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