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BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care – Online

Course Overview

Studying our BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care – Online course offers you the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of vulnerable individuals. With this degree, you will gain a strong foundation that prepares you for a diverse range of roles in statutory, voluntary, and independent settings. These include local authority teams, health promotion projects, hospitals, sheltered accommodation, hospices, day centres, and residential care units.

Furthermore, graduates with a background in Health and Social Care are well-positioned for careers in health education, health promotion, welfare, health research, community mental health, commissioning, and care management services. Potential roles include service managers, coordinators, advocates, educators, trainers, technicians, and support workers, assisting individuals across various demographics including children and families, older and disabled individuals, those with substance abuse issues, and individuals with mental health challenges. This degree opens doors to diverse and rewarding career opportunities aimed at making a positive difference in society.

Please note that this course is available from September 2024 onwards.

Why study this course?

  • This 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.

Course details

  • Location

    Regent College London
  • Duration

    3 years
  • Study mode

  • Fees

    £ 9,250 per year, £ 15,950 per year (Overseas)
  • Timetable

    Flexible options with weekday, evening, and weekend classes available. Check when you apply.
  • Delivered in partnership with


  • 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
  • Contemporary Mental Health (HLT6060) Optional
  • Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (HLT6012) Optional
  • Care of the Older Person (HLT6015) Optional
  • Working With Children and Families (HLT6125) Optional
  • Safeguarding Children (HLT6027) Optional

Career progression

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.

Entry Requirements

  • 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.

  • Dr Morris A Anglin
    Dean of School of Health and Sports Science

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