What is the BSc (Hons) Health and Social Science degree?
The importance of studying health from the perspective of social sciences has highly accentuated with the increasing rates of illnesses related to people’s lifestyles, individual choices, ecological factors, and government decisions.
BSc (Hons) Health and Social Science degree is designed to cultivate your aspiration to govern the future of health; leisure and social care services through a pleasant academic experience in a collaborative and supportive environment.
The student-centric course involves four academic years inclusive of the foundation year where you nurture your academic skills, build self-confidence and recognise learning progresses to prepare for the undergraduate degree.
Upon successful completion, you will obtain a sound knowledge to make a difference in the ever-evolving field of health and social science.
Why Should I do a Health and Social Science Degree?
The BSc (Hons) Health and Social Science degree prepares graduates to identify and address the complex societal challenges and tendencies contributing to political instability, climate change, social inequity and similar issues by providing thorough understanding of how complex groups and societies function, interact and change.
Once the foundation year is completed you will meet the requirements to take the next step to continue the undergraduate degree programme where the three academic years allow you to select optional modules to suit your career aspirations.
Whether you are shifting careers, pursuing your studies or improving your current job prospects, we look forward to welcome you.
- GCSE English at grade C/4 or above
- GCSE Mathematics at grade C/4 or above
- Minimum of 90 credits from a Level 3 qualification such as A Levels or BTECs.
All applications are considered on individual merit. If you do not meet our advised entry requirements why not make an appointment with our recruitment team who can support you to explore your eligibility or other pathways.
- Course Duration: 4 years, full time
- Level: RQF Level 3-6
- Awarding Body: Buckinghamshire New University
- Assessment: Mixture of written assessments, exams and practicals
- Mode of Delivery: Full Time
- Timetable options: Two full days or two evenings & a Saturday
- Campus: Southall
- Intake dates: September and February
- Fee: £5500 for the foundation year. And £8000 thereafter for the degree (student loans eligible)
Most courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees. For more details visit our financial support, bursaries and scholarships section.
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You may be able to borrow money to help pay for college or university tuition fees and to help with living costs. Student finance is available on all our HND, Foundation, Bachelors and Top-Up Degree Courses.