The BSc Health and Social Care Studies (Top up), validated by Sheffield Hallam University, enables students with a FdSc Professional Practice in Health and Social Care (or similar), to gain a full undergraduate degree qualification.
The course will enable you to:
• Develop an understanding of the complexities of working in the health and social care sector.
• Gain analytical techniques and problem-solving skills that can be applied in many types of employment within the health and social care sector.
• Earn an honours degree in this field, whether you’re a foundation degree holder or have studied equivalent level 5 health and social care qualifications.
This top-up course is designed to enhance the qualifications of students who aim to work in non-registered roles across health and social care organisations. It will prepare you to lead organisations and services in emerging integrated health and social care roles.
Sheffield Hallam University
Evidence Review:40 Credits
Enhancing Quality Services though effective collaborative Practice: 20 Credits
Practice and Employability Skills in Health and Social Care Employability: 20 Credits
Technology Enhanced Care: 20 Credits
Understanding Health and Social Care Organisations: 20 Credits
All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time
The course is usually assessed through course work; essays, presentations and workshops
Foundation Degree in Professional Practice in Health and Social Care or 240 credits (120 level at 4 and 120 at level 5) from an equivalent health and social care programme.
This course is suitable for those wishing to pursue a career in health and social care, but who are either unsure about which field of practice they wish to work within or are perhaps not eligible to access a pre-registration course.
Following completion of this course, students may apply for pre-registration courses at Masters level.
This course extends the FdSc Professional Practice in Health and Social Care which provides a principal route for the training and education of assistant practitioners, who have developed roles in a wide range of services including:
– long term conditions
– staying healthy
– end of life care
– maternity and newborn
– acute care
– planned care
– mental health
– children and families