Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Health and Social Care (Practice)
1 year full time
MCAST IN COLLABORATION WITH FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT
MCAST-BTEC Higher National Diploma in Health and Social Care (Practice) Further Details are available under the section “Applications for MCAST Vocational Degrees”
The degree programme provides students with the competences required for those who intend to work in contact with clients making use of health and social care services.
You will have the opportunity to practice your care skills in different health and social care settings such as those catering for children, individuals with a disability, the elderly, and others.
The ability to conduct research in this area is a key issue and you will be expected to develop analytical skills and learn how to create tailor-made research programmes in the area.
The course is mainly assessed by home-based assignments, time-constrained in-class assignments, examinations and a work placement.
Programme Learning Outcomes
1. Conduct research in relation to health and social care practice 2. Provide appropriate care in relation to particular clinical case studies as part of a medical team 3. Apply biomedical science for health and social care settings 4. Understand ethical issues and make informed decisions within the context of the Health and Social Care sector.
Core Study Units
Research Methodology and Dissertation
Operations and Service Management
Ethical Issues and Decision Making
Clinical Neurological and Psychiatric Studies for Health Care Workers
Clinical Studies for Health Care Workers
Placements in a Health and Social Care Practice Environment
Senior health practice worker Medical representative Senior health administrator