This Health and Social Care BA (Hons) course is composed of theoretical and practical learning modules that underpin the core concepts of healthcare. The content taught is relevant to both current health care practice and the changing context of healthcare delivery, while reinforcing the impact of care delivery on patients, their families, carers and the wider healthcare sector.
The aim of this course is to supply knowledgeable, enthusiastic and skilled individuals for employment and to support the delivery of health and social care within the NHS, Local Authority Services, private health provision, and third sector services.
This programme aims to equip you with specialist knowledge of the fundamental concepts and processes used in the deployment of health and social care in communities.
The course covers a broad range of subjects from contemporary advances in health and care social policy, to the challenges of successfully integrating health promotion into everyday practice.
Why choose this course?
We’ve spent £14 million on a brand new campus building. It’s a purpose-built, state-of-the-art development that is one of the most modern facilities in the UK. It includes a library, IT suites, mock law court, engineering and science labs, cafe and lots of individual and group study spaces. Next to us is Scarborough’s new leisure village. The complex includes an Olympic legacy swimming pool, sports hall, fitness suite, all weather pitches and the new Scarborough Athletic football ground.
This course has been developed and is taught by practising professionals and industry experts. Our academics bring a wealth of expertise to the classroom with many continuing to undertake research and other projects alongside teaching, meaning our students gain a well-rounded and relevant teaching experience.
At CU Scarborough, we put a strong focus on getting our graduates ready to enter the job market. This can be done in a variety of ways—one key element is work placements. With this degree, you are given the opportunity to undertake short and long-term placements throughout the course.
With specialist vocational skills and knowledge of the health sector, graduates from our Health and Social Care BA (Hons) Degree have a range of rewarding career paths to progress onto. Specialist roles include care worker, social worker, community support worker, occupational therapist and end of life carer.