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.
Download BSc (Hons) Health Welfare & Social Sciences Programme Specification (2021-22) at https://www.cornwall.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/BSc-Hons-Health-Welfare-Social-Sciences-Programme-Specification-2021-22.pdf
Download BSc (Hons) Health Welfare & Social Sciences Module Appendix Handbook (2021-22) at https://www.cornwall.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/BSc-Hons-Health-Welfare-Social-Sciences-Module-Appendix-Handbook-2021-22.pdf
What You Will Learn
Health, Welfare and Social Policy
Safeguarding & Promotion of Welfare
Equality, Diversity & Rights
Indicative Modules Year 2
Development Through Work
Research in Social Issues
Health & Wellbeing
Approaches to Inclusive Practice
Indicative Modules Year 3
Working with Diverse Groups
Aspects of Rural Life
Leadership & Management
Psychology in Practice
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