BSc Health and Social Care
BSc Health and Social Care (A R U . London)

Course Description

The health and social care sector is the largest sector in the UK, employing over 4 million people. The industry plays a crucial role in supporting the economy by maintaining the physical and mental health of the wider workforce.
This degree course will provide you with a range of opportunities to develop the attitudes, abilities and competencies needed to work in a health and social care environment, both home and international. Today’s health and social care organisations are exciting, complex and varied, therefore, successful practitioners require innovation and resilience. This course will offer you opportunities to use real-life case studies which draw on skills such as prioritisation, negotiation and care planning.
Employers from the health and social care sector have been directly involved in the design and development of this course. Collaborations with these sector partners are used to explore those skill sets that employers are most interested in and to constantly ensure they are embedded within the delivery of the course. You will also benefit from lecturers who have significant industry experience.

Required Qualification

Level 3 with 120 credits (UCAS 104) 

Level 2 with relevent work experience  

Modules under Course


Semester 1:
Research Skills 1
Professional Communications
Data Skills
Personal Development in Professional Settings.

Semester 2:
Research Skills 2
Global Debates
The Pitch Project

Year 1

Fundamentals of Human Anatomy and Physiology
Academic and Professional Skills
The Healthcare Professional
Health and Safety in Care Settings

Year 2

Lifecycle Development
Safeguarding in Practice
Personal Resilience and Significant Life Events
Promoting Health and Wellbeing
Sustainability in Career Development

Year 3

Contemporary Issues in Healthcare
Comparative Healthcare Systems
Leadership and Change Management
Undergraduate Major Project (Health and Social Care)

Jobs and Salaries

•        Community development worker (£21,000 to £36,000) 

•        Education mental health practitioner (£31,206 to £56,198) 

•        Further education teacher (£24,702 to £37,258) 

•        Health improvement practitioner (£24,907 to £30,615) 

•        Health service manager (£25,368 to £40,000) 

•        Medical sales representative (£25,000 and £50,000) 

•        Primary Care Graduate Mental Health Worker (£22,121 to £39,879)