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Health, Social & Child Care

BSc (Hons) Care Studies: Top-Up Degree

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This programme will suit students wishing to develop a broad range of knowledge and skills relevant to Health and Social Care. It will provide you with the necessary knowledge and insights to develop an understanding of managing health and social care organisations more effectively.

Modules include Research Approaches in Social and Child Care, Inter-professional Working, Welsh Context of Social Care and Dissertation.

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of the HND or Foundation Degree (FD) in Care Studies.

If you hold a HND or FD in another subject area, entry onto the course is determined by the modules you have achieved. 

Career Prospects

You may progress to a variety of postgraduate health and social care related courses.

Graduates have employment prospects in a wide range of health and social care disciplines, for example: Support Workers and Assistants, Community Engagement Officers and Youth Workers.

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan

Course Length

1 year full-time - ONE day per week

Course Time

Days

Partnership

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Assessment

You will usually have to complete written assignments as you progress through the academic year.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is ‘a method of assessment that considers whether an individual can demonstrate that they can meet the assessment requirements for a unit through knowledge, understanding or skills that they already possess and do not need to develop through a course of learning’. If individuals can produce relevant evidence, that fully meets learning outcome requirements then RPL can be given for their existing knowledge, understanding or skills.

Additional Notes

The tuition fee for 2015 entry was £9000. Please visit our fees page for fee information for 2016 entry. UCAS Code: L512

Contact Details

Mary Golding Lloyd 01639 648216 mary.goldinglloyd@nptcgroup.ac.uk