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Health and social care are two of the most important aspects of health services, including everything from early years education to end of life and palliative care.
The insightful health and social care courses at the University of Bolton are specifically designed to meet the demands of the NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework, which means you’ll be learning all the latest practices needed to excel in this challenging and rewarding field. Our apprenticeship/foundation degree will help you deliver elements of health and social care, undertaking clinical work in areas that previously have only been handled by registered professionals.
One of the biggest advantages of studying health and social care at Bolton is the state-of-the-art £31 million Bolton One building. Facilities such as the Clinical Simulation Suite ensure your learning is both current and relevant. Other facilities that will be accessible to you include:
A Social Learning Zone
Group study rooms
A Student Hub that offers academic and pastoral support
Unlimited access to IT facilities
Our university has been ranked number one in the North West for student satisfaction by the Complete University Guide 2020, thanks to the excellent personal and academic support we provide in our student-centred friendly environment. Career development and employability skills are core elements of our programmes, which include work placements and potential employment opportunities.
For those of you who are aiming to begin a career in the healthcare sector, our courses will provide an opportunity to study alongside, and collaborate with, students who are already health and social care practitioners. If you are already working in this sector, a health and social care degree from the University of Bolton can enhance your career progression. You will learn skills and techniques that will provide you with a lifelong vocation and you will be able to enjoy a career where you can provide valuable care to those in need.
The courses at Bolton are delivered by staff with vast experience from across health and social care, which provides a rich learning mix and readies students for a fulfilling career. Here’s a small overview of what you can expect from the courses:
Regular guest lectures from professionals and service providers
Personal tutoring to meet individual student needs
Inclusion of the latest research into the curriculum, as undertaken by the academic staff
Opportunity to study alongside, and collaborate with, students who are already health and social care practitioners
There are several career options that you can consider after completing any of these health and social care courses at the University of Bolton, such as (please note that some roles may require additional qualifications and/or work experience for entry):
Health and social care services
Adult guidance and care with older people, people with learning disabilities/physical disabilities and mental health issues/specialist non-clinical provision
Leadership in health and social care
Teaching and training
If you have any more questions about studying at the University of Bolton, our award-winning student services team are here to put your mind at ease about any queries related to accommodation, finance, funding, health and well-being, disability support or anything else you may need.
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