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BSc (Hons) Health, Welfare & Social Sciences

Level 6

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Key Info

Learning Area   Social Care & Health
Delivery Mode   Full-time
Duration   3 Years
Institution Code   C78


Dates & Locations

Course Type   University
Location   Cornwall College Camborne
Start Date   14/09/2021
UCAS Code   HWSS

This degree offers an excellent opportunity to increase both your academic skills and your employability. Your second and third years allow you to select optional modules which suit your career aspirations. For example, if you are interested in a career in mental health support you could choose the modules on Psychological Processes and Psychology in Practice. An interest in health promotion could lead you to choose the module in Health Promotion, whereas an interest in developing as a leader could see you choosing the Leadership and Management module. For applicants interested in issues around equality and diversity, there are module choices in Inclusive Practice and Aspects of Rural Life

This programme can also be studied as a one year top-up where you will complete Year 3 only. It also develops critical analysis, understanding research methods, problem solving, ITC, professional development, developing your CV and interview techniques and gaining workplace experience. Developing your communication skills, work-related experience and the opportunity to recognise and consider the relationship between the subjects you study in college and your actual working environment is encouraged.

Assessment is via essays, reports, presentations, seminars and debates. Support, guidance and preparation for all assessments are embedded in study skills sessions and individual modules.

The Professional Practice and the Development Through Work modules require you to undertake 120 hours of placement within the health and care field. The modules are designed to equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills to develop your personal and employability skills.


  What You Will Learn

Indicative Modules Year 1

Health, Welfare and Social Policy
Developmental Psychology
Sociological Perspectives
Professional Practice
Safeguarding & Promotion of Welfare
Equality, Diversity & Rights

Indicative Modules Year 2

Development Through Work
Research in Social Issues
Social Psychology
Social Policy
Health & Wellbeing

Optional modules:

Psychological Processes
Approaches to Inclusive Practice

Indicative Modules Year 3

Dissertation
Working with Diverse Groups

Optional modules:

Aspects of Rural Life
Leadership & Management
Promoting Health
Psychology in Practice

  Entry Requirements

64 UCAS points from AS and A-Levels (at least 48 points must be at A2-level) or relevant level 3 qualification, ie BTEC National Diploma / BTEC Extended Diploma - MPP Grades required (specific unit grades may be requested). Access to HE Diplomas in a relevant subject - 45 credits at level 3 (specific unit grades may be requested). Plus GCSEs at grade C/grade 4 or above in English Language and Mathematics: alternatives at Level 2 may be considered. Mature applicants with relevant experience but without the stated qualifications will be considered individually and are encouraged to apply. Entry Requirements for top-up: 240 credits with 120 at level 5 from a relevant Foundation Degree, HND, or equivalent in an appropriate subject. All qualifications and subject grades will be considered on an individual basis. HND qualifications may require additional bridging modules. We also required GCSE grade C or Level 2 English Language.

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# SocialSciences # Health # Welfare # Psychology # Sociology # Healthpromotion # University # Degree # Cornwall

Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The College reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.

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