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Full Time Health and Social Welfare BA (Hons)

Bradford College

Other Qualifications , Uncategorised

Course Description

Modules Covered Level One: At Level 1 the 8 modules of Inequality and Health, Health Psychology, Diet, Activity and Health, Social Nutrition, Introduction to Psychology and Interpersonal Skills, Planning for Personal Development, Key Perspectives in Sociology, and Social, Environment and Public Policy provide a solid foundation to Social Policy, Sociology, Psychology, and Health as well as a useful introduction to Lifelong Learning. Level Two: At Level 2 your studies are further developed with the modules of Issues in the Provision of Health Care, Gender Ethnicity and Health, Food and Health, and Principles of Research. A Placement within a Health and Social Care setting is a significant part of your Level 2 studies and is supported by Community Studies and Multi-Disciplinary Practice in Community Settings. Level Three: Level 3 provides an opportunity for you to further develop theoretical studies relating to health and welfare. The modules are: Promoting Public Health, Holistic Approaches to Health, Critical Studies of Community Caring, Global Issues in Health and Development. Through your dissertation study and one elective module you can pursue your personal interests and career intentions. Teaching Methods A range of teaching and learning strategies are used on this programme including: lectures, seminars, tutorials, presentations, workshops, directed study, coursework, examinations and assignments. Work PlacementFieldwork Your supervised placement is at Level Two. Here you have the perfect opportunity to develop and consider the links between college-based learning theory and practice. Course Overview This programme places emphasis on the importance of Health and Social Welfare within communities. You will have the opportunity to study contrasting perspectives on health and social welfare and examine how political, economic, social and cultural factors affect individual and group experiences of health and social welfare. Course Structure The programme consists of three levels, each level being one year of full time study. At each level there are a range of modules providing you with the supporting knowledge, understanding and awareness of health and social welfare in a changing political, social and cultural context. These are drawn from the disciplines of Sociology, Social Policy, Psychology and Health Studies. Our Elective modules allow you to further develop a particular area of interest. Learning Methods We aim to provide a supportive learning environment and encourage you to develop independent learning skills. Study skills support is available through individual tutorials, Lifelong Learning Workshop, Communication Workshops and Information Communication Technology. Assessment Your assessment on this programme takes place in a number of ways including: written assignments, reports, seminar presentations, essays, examinations and dissertation. Entry Requirements A minimum of 100 - 140 tariff points. The programme caters for a range of entry qualifications and applications from mature students are actively encouraged. A satisfactory Enhanced CRB disclosure and health check are also required. Under 21: You should have passes in five GCSE subjects including three at GCSE Grade C or above (1 of which must be English) and two A Levels, or the equivalent, such as AS Levels, BTEC, GNVQ Advanced, or successful completion of an accredited access course. Over 21: You will be required to produce evidence of completion of an accredited access course or of your ability to study at Higher Education level. Short courses and relevant work experience may be taken into account. Mature applicants may be required to complete a piece of written work as part of their application. Direct entry onto level 3 is available for candidates with relevant Foundation degrees or HNDs. What`s Next? Your end qualification suits a wide range of careers in the fields of community work, health promotion, community health, housing, residential and communi

Modules Covered Level One: At Level 1 the 8 modules of Inequality and Health, Health Psychology, Diet, Activity and Health, Social Nutrition, Introduction to Psychology and Interpersonal Skills, Planning for Personal Development, Key Perspectives in Sociology, and Social, Environment and Public Policy provide a solid foundation to Social Policy, Sociology, Psychology, and Health as well as a...

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