BSc (Hons) Health and Wellbeing (Top-up)

What topics are covered by the course?

You'll study a range of theoretical and work-related components which will
enhance your understanding of working with in the health and social care sector.
You will have the opportunity to choose a topic for an independent research project (dissertation) which will contribute to your knowledge of a specific area.
Modules studied can include:
Substance Misuse in Health and Well-being;
Inequalities in Health;
Managing a Health and Well-being Project;
Strategic Management;

Who should attend?

Entry requirements

A performance-based foundation degree, HND, or other Level 5 qualification (minimum average grade across Level 5 of 50%)
Those with previous experience or learning that is relevant may be eligible via our APL process for accreditation towards this course
All applicants must complete a satisfactory interview.
Students who have not previously completed a Level 5 research module may be required to undertake a short bridging module prior to the start of the programme which is designed to ensure that students are able to undertake the academic demands of Level 6 study. This bridging programme holds no additional fees and affords the learner an opportunity to receive information, advice an guidance regarding suitability of programme. The learners will commence the BSc (Hons) in health and well-being at the same staring point as those learners not undertaking the bridging course.
Applicants wishing to APL will also be considered. The College’s APL Code of Practice enables students with academic qualifications and those with experiential, work-based qualifications to apply for programmes of study by producing a portfolio of evidence.

What will I be able to do on completion?

Further study

Graduates from the programme will have the opportunity to further their academic studies through a Post Graduate degree in a related topic at another institution. For those with a particular interest in teaching Wakefield College also offer a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE).

Career Opportunities

This qualification will enhance careers in health, social care, community healthcare, management and many other areas.
Graduates will be equipped with the knowledge and confidence to work in a variety of roles associated with Health and Well-being., in the statutory, independent and third sectors.

How will I be assessed?

Knowledge is assessed by means of assignments, reports, portfolios and assessed presentations. You will have the opportunity to choose a topic for a an independent research project (dissertation) that will contribute to your knowledge of a specific topic. You are also advised to be employed in or undertake placement in a health and social care setting.

Location: University Centre- Wakefield City Campus
Level: Level 6
Start Date: September
Time of day: Day
Mode of Study: Full-time

Guide Price: Please contact us for details.

Delivery: Classroom
Category: Health & Medical »
Duration: 1 year
Qualification: BSc (Hons)

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