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BSc (Hons)Health, Wellbeing and Social Care

University of Bradford
United Kingdom, Bradford
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Overview

The three-year BSc (Hons) Health, Wellbeing and Social Care is designed for people who wish to work, or who are already working in this sector. It is a broad-based academic health, wellbeing and social care programme which covers topics such as food and health, complementary and alternative medicine and community health and wellbeing.

This course considers current practice and future directions for improving the health and wellbeing of the whole community. It identifies economic, social and environmental factors that influence our health, and emphasises the need for strategic initiatives through partnerships between health, social care and other public, private and voluntary sector organisations.

Students will be able to develop a critical understanding of the dynamic nature of the management and delivery of health and social care services, alongside the development of skills required for employment in areas such as health promotion, public health and 3rd sector services.

Programme structure

Core Modules Year 1:

Personal and Professional Development Planning
Influences on Health and Wellbeing of the Individual
Psychological Perspectives on Health and Wellbeing of the Individual
Community and Public Health
Introduction to Employment Skills
Equality and Diversity

Core Modules Year 2:

Food and Health
Evidence-Based Decision Making
Health Promotion
Working in Organisations*
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Media Perspectives on Health and Social Care

Core Modules Year 3:

Contemporary Issues in Health and Social Care
Project Management
Understanding People in Organisations
Enterprise, Employability and Entrepreneurship

Career opportunities

This course is a broad-based academic health and social care degree which will enable you to work in a variety of health and social care positions after your studies. Previous graduates have found employment in a wide range of roles and settings including health promotion, health trainers, working with people with drug or alcohol addictions, Sure Start, working with sufferers of domestic violence, supporting people with mental health problems, and voluntary organisations such as Barnardo’s.

The employment six months after the course was 84% of 2011 Health and Social Care graduates (most recent data).

The average starting salary for the 2011 Health and Social Care graduates was £17,750.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States