BA (Hons) Health & Social Care (Children & Young People)

What is the Course About?

Equip yourself with the knowledge, skills and experience for a career in health & social care and with a focus on working with children and young people. Work related experience combined with academic study, this practical and fascinating degree explores fundamental concepts for practice within the health and social care sector.

What subjects will I study?

Subjects include clinical & sociological perspectives, current legislation & policy, research methods, leadership & management in HSC and human growth and development. The Children & Young People pathway also includes children & youth services in HSC, working with children and young people and your final dissertation will have a children & young people research focus.

What are my progression and career options?

On successful completion, students have used our programmes as a stepping stone into employment in the wider health arena and/or progression to Postgraduate study. Individuals have found fulfilling careers in children & youth services, public and environmental health, teaching, health management and positions within the voluntary sector. Others have used the qualifications to enhance their Continuing Professional Practice and gain valuable experience within the health sector.

How will I be assessed?

Wide range of assessment methods employed including essays, reports, action projects & presentations.

Entry requirements

96 UCAS points. Mature and overseas students will be considered on transferable skills and experience within the sector and will undertake a HE Alternative Entry Assessment.