Health and Social Care

The BA (Hons) Health and Social Care will provide students with an in-depth understanding of the health and social care policies, theory and practice and students will gain the skills needed to be able to work effectively in a multidisciplinary environment.

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Key Facts



BA (Hons) Health and Social Care

Degree Duration

4 Years :

1 Year Pathway + 3 Years Degree


Pathways Available

International Year Zero


Start Dates


Degree Overview

In line with today’s fast-changing care sector, the emphasis during this course will be on the social experiences of health and care and the delivery and management of services. Students will learn how the provision and delivery of these services are influenced by society and the economy as well as by political and ethical factors. The course will focus on providing students with a detailed understanding of the key contemporary issues that shape our health and our society and therefore the well-being of individuals and their communities. Students will also develop the critical and analytical skills that underpin evidence-based practice.

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  • This course is available as a 4-year ‘with Placement Year’ option. Please apply for Health and Social Care (with Placement) BSc L51P.

Why Study this Degree

The degree structure is flexible enough to offer a range of specialisms and a breadth of choice.

The degree is taught by experts in the subject who aim to be innovative and to meet real needs.

Your Pathways

The International Year Zero is the first year of the four year undergraduate course. IYZ is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen University undergraduate degree course.

Following successful completion of the IYZ, you will continue onto Year One of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

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Bangor University

Founded in 1884 and dedicated to academic excellence for more than 130 years, Bangor University is among the oldest degree-awarding institutions in the UK.

With around 11,000 students from over 120 nationalities, international students find Bangor a truly welcoming community and a special place to study.

Bangor University has been ranked among the top 70 global institutions and 1st in Wales for their impact on society outside their research and teaching, in 2020. And ranked among the top 15 in the UK for teaching quality that same year.