NEW Visit our main university pathways application here Learn more
search Search

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.

Apply Now

Key Facts

bookmark_border

Degree

(BA (Hons)) Health and Social Care

timelapse

Degree Duration

4 Years :

1 Year Pathway + 3 Years Degree

call_split

Pathways Available

date_range

Start Dates

September 2022

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.

Apply Now
Important
  • 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 IFY will prepare you for the first year of your undergraduate degree. It’s made up of several core and subject-specific modules that will give you a greater understanding of your chosen subject area. The skills you develop through this programme will help you in your chosen degree, in your future career, and in all aspects of life.

Learn more about International Foundation Year open_in_new

The International Year One is the perfect pathway if you want a undergraduate degree from a UK, EU or US University but do not meet the requirements for direct entry.

The IY1 course provides an intensive combination of first year University subject modules with English language skills.

Following successful completion of the IY1 you will continue onto your second year degree study directly with the University of your choice.

Learn more about International Year One open_in_new

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.

Learn more about International Year Zero open_in_new

The Pre Masters Program will prepare you for the UK, EU or US study system, giving you the confidence and skills that you’ll need to go further in your studies. Depending on your academic qualification and English language level and chosen programme, you can study the IIM over one or two terms.

What’s the difference between the one or two terms?
One Term Two Terms
3 months of study Six months of study
Additional academic English and subject-related support

 

Learn more about Pre Master's open_in_new

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.

723+
Degrees

Our courses can lead to many career-enriching degree courses

50+
Countries

Our team and agent network represent us worldwide

95%
Student Progression

Progression is based on the number of students who completed their course and continued onto their degree

Start your study abroad journey today

Find your perfect course