B.A. Health and Social Care (Hons)

University of Kent
In Canterbury (England)

Price on request

Important information

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Canterbury (England)

The Health and Social Care (Hons) programme from the University of Kent focuses on health and social care policy and offers both a stimulating course of study and a route into a large and growing number of careers.

Important information

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Where and when

Starts Location
01 September 2016
CT2 7PE, Kent, England
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What you'll learn on the course

Social Policy
Health and Social Care

Course programme

Course Content

The course structure below gives a flavour of the modules that will be available to you and provides details of the content of this programme. This listing is based on the current curriculum and may change year to year in response to new curriculum developments and innovation. Most programmes will require you to study a combination of compulsory and optional modules, you may also have the option to take ‘wild’ modules from other programmes offered by the University in order that you may customise your programme and explore other subject areas of interest to you or that may further enhance your employability.

Stage 1

Possible modules may include:

  • Social Problems and Social Policy I: Youth,The family and the State
  • Social Problems and Social Policy II: The Market, The Family and the St
  • Sociology of Everyday Life
  • Fundamentals of Sociology
  • Introduction to Criminology
  • Modern Culture

You have the opportunity to select wild modules in this stage

Stage 2

Possible modules may include:

  • Health, Illness and Medicine
  • Welfare in Modern Britain
  • Social Research Methods
  • Caring for Vulnerable Adults: Understanding Social Care

You have the opportunity to select wild modules in this stage

Stage 3

Possible modules may include:

  • Health and Health Policy
  • A Future for the Welfare State? Social Change, Challenge and Crisis
  • The Care and Protection of Children and Families
  • Reproductive Health Policy in Britain
  • Mental Health
  • Childhood, Society and Children's Rights
  • Environmental Policy and Practice
  • Poverty, Inequality and Social Security
  • Environmental Politics
  • The Social Politics of Food
  • Education,Training and Social Policy
  • Research Dissertation