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Northumbria University

Integrated Health and Social Care

UCAS Code: L5L5

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


The AQA Technical is accepted in combination with other qualifications.

Access to HE Diploma

D:18,M:27

Subjects studied at AS level and not carried forward to A Level will be accepted and the UCAS Tariff points achieved will count towards your total UCAS Tariff score.

The Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate is accepted in combination with other qualifications.

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate – Principal subjects

M2,M2,M2-M1,M1,M1

The Extended Project qualification is welcome and the UCAS Tariff points you achieve from an EPQ will count towards your total UCAS Tariff score.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

A good GCSE profile is expected including English Language and Mathematics at grade C or University recognised equivalent. If you have studied for a new GCSE for which you will be awarded a numerical grade then you will need to achieve a minimum grade 4.

HNC (BTEC)

P

HND (BTEC)

M-D

Acceptable for year 2 entry if in a related subject.

The International Baccalaureate Diploma programme is accepted by Northumbria University. Please contact Admissions for more information on specific entry requirements.

Irish Leaving Certificate - Higher Level

H3,H3,H4,H4,H4,H4-H3,H3,H3,H4,H4,H4

The OCR Cambridge Technical Certificate is accepted in combination with other qualifications.

The OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma is accepted in combination with other qualifications.

The OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate is accepted in combination with other qualifications.

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma

DDM

The OCR Cambridge Technical Foundation Diploma is accepted in combination with other qualifications.

The OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma is accepted in combination with other qualifications.

The OCR Cambridge Technical Subsidiary Diploma is accepted in combination with other qualifications.

The Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate is accepted in combination with other qualifications.

The Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma is accepted in combination with other qualifications.

The Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate is accepted in combination with other qualifications.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma

DDM

The Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma is accepted in combination with other qualifications.

Scottish Advanced Higher

C,C,C-B,C,C

The Scottish HNC is accepted in combination with other qualifications.

Scottish HND

Pass

Scottish Higher

B,B,B,C,C-B,B,B,B,C

UCAS Tariff

120-128
90%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


This course has alternative study modes. Contact the university to find out how the information below might vary.

Course option

3years

Full-time | 2018

Other options

4 years | Sandwich | 2018

4 years | Full-time with time abroad | 2018

Subject

Health and welfare

Throughout the Integrated Health and Social Care degree, we aim to support you to review, debate and evaluate different health and welfare systems, as well as current debates and developments in this academic area.

You will research the history of health and social welfare provision, critically examine a range of professional roles, analyse global health issues and government policy, as well as debate a range of significant social welfare issues such as disability, equality and social justice; migration and asylum; health and the life-course and the integration of health and social welfare services.

This degree also aims to equip you with an understanding of the issues and tensions of working across professional and organisational boundaries and why better integration between health and social care can lead to higher standards of care and service delivery.

This knowledge prepares you for potential roles in a variety of health and social care settings, in the public, private and voluntary sectors, as well as for further, post graduate and/or professional study in this discipline.

Modules

For a full list of the modules on your course, please access the course pages at www.northumbria.ac.uk

Assessment methods

Your tutors will use a variety of teaching methods, which may include lectures, seminars, problem-based workshops, case discussions, practical activities, group work and tutorials. Teaching is backed up by a well-designed support system that will underpin your learning journey. You will have access to a Guidance Tutor with whom you can discuss any academic issues. Extensive feedback from both tutors and peers is built into the course.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£14,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Northumbria University

Department:

Social Work and Community Wellbeing

TEF rating:
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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

77%
med
Health and welfare

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Health and social care

Teaching and learning

86%
Staff make the subject interesting
90%
Staff are good at explaining things
86%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
77%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

86%
Library resources
90%
IT resources
82%
Course specific equipment and facilities
69%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

100%
UK students
0%
International students
9%
Male students
91%
Female students
72%
2:1 or above
13%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
B
C
369

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Health and social care

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£21,692
med
Average annual salary
97%
med
Employed or in further education
80%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

22%
Sales assistants and retail cashiers
15%
Welfare and housing associate professionals
11%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Social sciences

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£16k

£16k

£19k

£19k

£21k

£21k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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This information comes from the National Student Survey, an annual student survey of final-year students. You can use this to see how satisfied students studying this subject area at this university, are (not the individual course).

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You can use this to get an idea of who you might share a lecture with and how they progressed in this subject, here. It's also worth comparing typical A-level subjects and grades students achieved with the current course entry requirements; similarities or differences here could indicate how flexible (or not) a university might be.

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Post-six month graduation stats:

This is from the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Survey, based on responses from graduates who studied the same subject area here.

It offers a snapshot of what grads went on to do six months later, what they were earning on average, and whether they felt their degree helped them obtain a 'graduate role'. We calculate a mean rating to indicate if this is high, medium or low compared to other universities.

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Graduate field commentary:

The Higher Education Careers Services Unit have provided some further context for all graduates in this subject area, including details that numbers alone might not show

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The Longitudinal Educational Outcomes dataset combines HRMC earnings data with student records from the Higher Education Statistics Agency.

While there are lots of factors at play when it comes to your future earnings, use this as a rough timeline of what graduates in this subject area were earning on average one, three and five years later. Can you see a steady increase in salary, or did grads need some experience under their belt before seeing a nice bump up in their pay packet?

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