BSc (Hons) Health & Social Care

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The Health and Social Care (BSc) (Hons) is designed for progression from the Level 4 Certificate of Higher Education Skills for the Workplace (Health and Social Care).

This course is only available to our progressing students who have completed their CertHE Skills for the Workplace (Health & Social Care).

To apply for this course, the student must complete an RPCL form provided by the admissions team. Please contact for more details.

Course Overview

This programme is only available to Home applicants.

Successful completion of studies on the CertHE Skills for the Workplace (Health and Social Care) will enable learners to progress straight into Level 5 of this degree programme which follows a similar pattern of flexible delivery as the Certificate, being delivered with modules that are studied consecutively, with face-to-face tuition at a convenient community location.

After successful completion of this programme, students are welcome to continue to study with us onto one of our MBA pathways.


Year Two – Level 5 (Dip HE & BSc)

  • Changemakers: Building your Personal Brand for Sustainable Employment (20 credits; compulsory)
  • Changemakers: Creativity and Value Creation (20 credits; compulsory)
  • Introduction to Independent Research Skills (20 credits; compulsory)
  • Introduction to Physiology (20 credits; compulsory)
  • Principles of Health and Social Care Practice (20 credits; compulsory)
  • Protecting and Supporting Families in Health and Care (20 credits; compulsory).

Year Three – Level 6 (BSc)

  • Digital Transformation in the Health and Care Professions (20 credits; compulsory)
  • Empowering the Older Person (20 credits; compulsory).
  • Health, Wellbeing and Sustainable Development (20 credits; compulsory)
  • Independent Project (40 credits; compulsory)
  • Psychopathological Classifications and Provisions (20 credits; compulsory).

Key Features

The programme has the following general educational and specific aims:

  • To produce recognised Higher Education qualifications of subject areas related to health, digital health, and social care sector. 
  • To provide appropriate progressive studies which have relevance to careers in the primary functions of care within the health and social care sector.
  • To offer an opportunity for personal and or academic development to the individual student, respecting and building on prior relevant study or vocational experience.
  • To enhance the student's ability to exercise investigative, reflective analytical and reasoning powers in context.
  • To provide the student with the knowledge and skills to extend their study and training post-graduation. 


There are a variety of assessments such as presentations, projects, reports and blogs.

Entry Criteria

This programme is only available to Home applicants.

Successful completion of Level 4 CertHE Skills for the Workplace: Health and Social Care (120 credits).

Tuition Fees and Scholarships

Visit the Fees and Scholarships and Bursaries sections for more information.

Additional Costs

There will be no mandatory additional costs to study beyond the payment of tuition. Students should be prepared to incur the basic costs associated with study such as transport and may wish to purchase coffees, snacks or other sundry items on campus.

Many students also choose to invest in study support tools such as laptops over the course of their study, though this is not a programme requirement. Any activities related to study or student life which bear a cost beyond tuition will be optional, and the expense shall be clearly communicated to students at the time of registration.

Career Opportunities and Employability

With a BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care degree, our graduates can gain entry into roles within the public sector (e.g. care, human resources, housing and environment, education-based or training roles, or advocacy), the private sector (e.g. agencies, support worker roles, admin or management), or the third sector (e.g. fundraising, coordination or support roles).

Graduates could also use this course as a platform for further study in order to qualify as social workers, psychologists, or educators, or to advance onto a Master's course.


For any questions related to the academic content of the course, please contact the programme manager Dr Eleni Koutsogeorgou.

For all other enquiries, please call us on 0207 127 7404 or email the London Admissions team at