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Bachelor of Science

BSc (Hons) Health and Social Science

Course Overview

The BSc (Hons) Health and Social Science Degree offers an excellent opportunity to tailor your learning experience to meet personal, academic and career goals.

Our BSc (Hons) Health and Social Science Course is formulated to ensure that you will be equipped with valuable practical experience, special work-related skills training, and an increased potential for employment.

The interdisciplinary programme draws on diverse academic disciplines such as public policy, psychology, criminology, communication studies, public health, economics, exercise science, human performance, linguistics, political science, psychology and sociology.

You will gain a critical comprehension of health and social care policy, theory and practice together with an understanding of how complex groups and societies function interact and change. You will learn from our highly qualified academics with expertise across the health and social science field.

Why study this course?

  • If you wish to make a difference to the vulnerable people in society while gaining a well-recognised qualification, this course is for you.
  • This degree is specially designed for those who aspire to pursue a career in the social, wellbeing, health, and voluntary sectors where working with people remains as a key feature.
  • The programme will develop your knowledge and skills through the core modules to advance your practice and enhance career choices.
  • A range of optional modules can be chosen in the final years of the programme to tailor the course to suit your personal interests, improve strengths and fine-tune your career path.

Course details

  • Location

    Regent College London
  • Duration

    3 years
  • Study mode

    In-person
  • Fees

    £ 9,250 per year,
  • Timetable

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

Modules

  • Making Sense of Society: The Sociological Imagination (LC473) – Core
  • Making Sense of Society: Understanding the Social World (LC470) – Core
  • Policy and Strategy (LC482) – Core
  • Policy in Context (LC475) – Core
  • Sociology of Health (LC459) – Core
  • Wellbeing in Society (LC460) – Core
  • Contemporary Debates (LC462) – Core
  • Media, Communication and Society (LC480) – Core
  • Qualitative Research Methods for Social Scientists (LC571) – Core
  • Quantitative Research Methods for Social Scientists (LC572) – Core
  • Ethical Issues in Health and Social Sciences (LC567) – Core
  • Understanding the Work Environment (LC565) – Core
  • Employability and Professional Development LC580) – Core
  • ‘Race’ Ethnicity and Migration (LC561) – Core
  • Citizenship, Community and Welfare (LC564) – Core
  • Gender and Sexuality in Society (LC560) – Optional
  • Sport, Diversity and Well-being (SL517) – Optional
  • Dissertation (LC661) – Core
  • Applied Dissertation (LC683) – Core
  • Ageing through the Life-Course (LC664) – Core
  • Leadership and Teamwork (LC665) – Core
  • Disability in Mental Health and the Criminal Justice System (LC654) – Optional
  • Body Culture and Society (LC663) – Optional
  • Global Health and Society (LC666) – Optional
  • Funding for Sport (SL617) – Optional

Career progression

With successful completion, this 3 year degree offers improved career opportunities in the fields of Health and Science. Graduates have found careers in teaching, youth justice, mental health, medical rehabilitation, housing associations, social care, charity organisations and community development. However, there are endless jobs in you can explore with a Health and Social Science Degree.

Entry Requirements

A UCAS Tariff score of 80-96

Minimum of two full A-levels (or equivalent)

Proficiency in the English language
  • Dr Morris A Anglin
    Head of School of Health and Sports Science

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