BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care (UOB)
Studying our BSc (Hons) in Health and Social care will help you make a difference to the daily lives of vulnerable people.
The BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care Course will give you a good foundation, allowing you to work in a wide range of statutory, voluntary and independent settings, including local authority teams, health promotion projects, refugee and asylum service hospitals, sheltered accommodation, hospices and day centres, and residential care units.
In addition, graduates with a Health and Social care background are also in a good position to be considered for careers in health education and health promotion, welfare, health research, community mental health and commissioning and care management services.
Graduates may seek roles as service managers and coordinators, in advocacy, education and training, or as technicians and support workers helping children and families, older and disabled people, drug and alcohol abusers, and people with mental health problems.
Why should I do the BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care Degree?
Delivered in partnership with the University of Bolton, the BSc (Hons) in Health and Social Care degree is delivered in excellent teaching facilities which provide a stimulating learning environment that will be both engaging and memorable. This undergraduate course offers you the opportunity to develop the values, practical skills and knowledge necessary for a successful career in the global health and social care environment.
Our highly experienced and dedicated team will lead you in an exploration of the principles of care, professional values, attitudes and behaviour, ethical practice of care, promoting physical and mental health and emotional wellbeing and safeguarding and promoting diversity and inclusion.
Our focus is on helping you become a knowledgeable, compassionate, and person-centred care professional.
- Legal and Ethical Issues (HSO4001) Compulsory
- Introduction to Social Policy (HSO4002) Compulsory
- Principles of Care (HSO4004) Compulsory
- Anatomy & Physiology for Health and Social Care (HSO4007) Compulsory
- Introduction to Research and Evidence-Based Practice (HSO4008) Compulsory
- Enhancing Communication and Academic Skills (HSO4009) Compulsory
- Group Dynamics and Working in Teams (HSO5000) Compulsory
- Work-based Experience (HSO5003) Compulsory
- Health Promotion - Challenges and Opportunities (HSO5004) Compulsory
- Social Inclusion, Empowerment and Health (HSO5005) Compulsory
- Employability Skills (HSO5006) Compulsory
- Person Centred Health and Social Care (HSO5007) Compulsory
- Research Proposal/Methods (HSO6000) Compulsory
- Compassionate Health and Social Care (HSO6001) Compulsory
- Dissertation/Research Project (HSO6002) Compulsory
- Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (HLT6012) Optional
- Care of the Older Person (HLT6015) Optional
- Working With Children and Families (HLT6125) Optional
- Safeguarding Children (HLT6027) Optional
- Contemporary Mental Health (HLT6060) Optional
- UCAS points: 96
- Level 3: Any subjects are acceptable
- GCSEs: Five at grade C or above / grade 4 to 9
- IELTS: 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band (non-native speakers)
- If you are an international student, you must take a Secure English Language Test (SELT). You can only take a SELT with one of the following providers: IELTS SELT Consortium including UKVI Academic IELTS, LanguageCert, Pearson and PSI Services (UK) Ltd. Please see here for the minimum scores required for each
If you didn’t study GCSEs / A-Levels and have non-traditional entry qualifications or relevant work experience we will be happy to consider your application. You’ll be required to attend an interview as part of the admissions process.
If you don’t meet the entry requirements for this course, please consider applying for our BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care with Foundation Year.
How to Apply
Each of our courses have different entry requirements and a different admission process. We encourage you to look at our course pages and the How to apply section for detailed information.
From choosing your desired course, writing your personal statement and submitting the application, you can count on our friendly Recruitment Team for help and guidance at every step of the way. Get in touch to make an initial appointment to discuss your situation.
A degree in Health and Social Care looks at health in its broad context and investigates contemporary health issues. There’s a growing demand for Health and Social care workers who are not restricted by boundaries and can work flexibly to accommodate the increasingly complex health and social care needs of individuals, families and communities.
This BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care Degree will also enable you to develop a range of key transferable employability skills, including written and verbal communication skills, IT skills, and the ability to work independently and in a team, research and data analysis skills, and the ability to provide support and guidance.
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I would recommend the college because of the professionalism shown by the tutors and the attention they give to us students, so that we can progress. They are also very friendly and when we don’t understand something they spend time to explain the concepts to us properly.
I am very happy with Regent College London and the way in which my courses are being delivered online. The structure of the courses is well organized and I am engaged with my teachers and colleagues. Definitely I will recommend Regent College to anyone interested to pursue their studies.
It is my first year at Regent college studying a degree in Health and Social Care. The teaching is excellent and the environment is so clean which makes it a better place to study. I honestly like the staff because they are so polite. I am so lucky to studying here honestly.