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Course details

Subject area

Sport, Health and Physical Education

UCAS tariff points

104

Start date(s)

2021

Placements

Yes

Study abroad

Yes

Study mode(s)

Full time (3 years)

Course overview

What makes a healthy population? It’s about the joined-up delivery of health and social care services that are driven primarily by the needs of patients and communities. 

To meet the demand for skilled professionals in this growing area of provision, we’ve designed this degree in partnership with leading health and social care employers. You’ll be at the forefront of learning and professional practice in health and social care, developing the knowledge, understanding and skills to shape the future health of our populations.

The Student Contract

Your health and wellbeing is important to us which means that we may need to adjust elements of our courses, such as the timings of our placement provision, to take into account COVID-19-related government restrictions. However, please be assured that we will do our utmost to limit any impact this has on your university experience. If you have any questions about your course, please contact us at hello@leedstrinity.ac.uk

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About this course

We’ll give you a solid grounding in individualised health and care provision, exploring models of person-centred provision and the impact of  behaviours on health. You’ll learn how to manage in health and care, understanding the factors that influence health and social care decision-making.

You’ll explore contemporary health and social care delivery frameworks and structures, discovering how to appraise the effectiveness of joined-up approaches to service delivery.

You’ll learn from experienced professionals in their fields and leading researchers who are committed to your personal and professional development, along with helping you to develop the academic skills you’ll need for evidence-based practice and future research.

You’ll gain practical experience by completing professional work placements in the UK or abroad, and you’ll also have the opportunity to study  abroad at one of our international partner universities.

Why study with us?

  • This degree was designed in partnership with major employers in health and social care, to ensure you develop the skills employers are looking for now.
  • You’ll gain extensive professional experience by completing work placements in multiple health and social care settings.
  • Shape the future of health and social care. We’ll help you to develop key skills and knowledge in health and social care theory and practice, professional skills and management skills.

Modules

The module details given below are subject to change, and are the latest example of the curriculum available on this course of study.

Students will study a combination of core and option modules across their three or four years of study.

Modules by Year

Foundation Year

Core modules (students are required to take):

  • Academic Skills and Studying with Confidence
  • Project
  • Being Healthy in a Modern World
  • Introduction to Sport and Exercise

You will only study these modules if you are studying for the degree with Sport and Health foundation year (4 years)

Year 1

Core modules (students are required to take):

  • Policy and Legal Frameworks in Health and Social Care
  • Understanding Health and Social Care Practice
  • Research Methods 1
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Ethics, Society and Employability
  • Safeguarding and Managing Risk across the Lifecourse
Year 2

Core modules (students are required to take):

  • Person Centred Care and Integrated Working
  • Mental Health Today
  • Nutritional Biochemistry and Exercise for Health
  • Planning, Designing and Evaluating Health Interventions
  • Research Methods 2

Students are required to choose one option module from: 

  • Professional Development and Placement 2
  • Volunteering
Year 3

Core modules (students are required to take):

  • Leading Health and Social Care in a Multi-Agency Environment

Plus one option from:

  • Dissertation
  • Work-based Project

Students are also required to choose three option modules from:

  • Difficulties Families Face
  • Valued Ageing
  • Professional Learning through Work
  • Entrepreneurship and Creativity
  • Reflection and Supervision
  • Therapeutic Interventions with Families
  • Contemporary Issues in Public Health and Individual Wellbeing

 

Learning and teaching

At Leeds Trinity we aim to provide an excellent student experience and a personal approach to helping you achieve your academic and professional potential. We have a strong tradition of supporting student employability, with relevant skills embedded in the curriculum.

The key themes of our strategy are:

  • student confidence
  • professionalism
  • social responsibility.

To help you achieve your potential we emphasise learning as a collaborative process, with a range of student-led and real-world activities. This approach ensures that you fully engage in shaping your own learning, developing your critical thinking and reflective skills so that you can identify your own strengths and weaknesses, and use the extensive learning support system we offer to shape your own development.

For over 50 years, we have developed a strong reputation for the quality of our teaching.

We believe the secret to great learning and teaching is simple: it is about creating an inclusive learning experience that allows all students to thrive through:

  • Personalised support
  • Expert lecturers
  • Strong connections with employers
  • An international outlook
  • The right tools and technology
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Assessment

A variety of assessment methods are used, matched to the learning outcomes for your programme, to enable you to demonstrate the full range of knowledge and skills that you have developed.

For more details on specific assessment methods for this course contact hello@leedstrinity.ac.uk

Entry Requirements

Leeds Trinity University is committed to recruiting students with talent and potential and who we feel will benefit greatly from their academic and non-academic experiences here. We treat every application on its own merits; we value highly the experience you illustrate in your personal statement.

The following information is designed to give you a general overview of the qualifications we accept. If you are taking qualifications that are not included below, please contact our Admissions Office who will be happy to advise you.

QualificationGrade
UCAS tariff104
GCSE requirementsGrade C or above/grade 4 or higher in English Language and Maths.
Typical A Level offerBCC
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Student Finance

UK Home Students:

Tuition fees cost £9,250 a year for this course in 2021/2022.

Part-time tuition fees will be pro-rated accordingly to the number of credits you're studying. Depending on government policy, tuition fees may rise with inflation in future years.

Tuition fees for 2022/23 entry will be set in summer 2021.

Living costs, e.g. accommodation, travel, food, will also need to be taken into consideration.

Leeds Trinity offers a range of bursaries and scholarships to help support students while you study.

International Students, including EU Students:

Tuition fees cost £12,000 per year for this course starting in 2021/22.

Part-time study is not available for international students on a Tier 4 Student Visa. 

Additional costs

We advise students to budget for the following in addition to annual tuition fees:

  • Recommended and required reading lists will be provided at the start of your course. All the books and e-books are available from our Library to borrow but you may choose to purchase your own.
  • Field trips may occur during this course and they will be either fully or partly subsidised by the University. More details will be provided at the start of the course.
  • You'll need to include placement/s travel and associated costs too, however the University will contribute a standard amount towards your total expenditure.
  • The University provides students with a £6 printing credit each academic year which can be topped up either on campus or online

How to apply

For full-time undergraduate courses, you apply through UCAS. That's the University and Colleges Admissions Service.

On your application form, you'll need to know our institution code - it's L24 - and the course code. If you click through to the UCAS website using the button below, it'll take you to the right place with all the information you need.

You'll also need to write a personal statement - we've prepared a guide to help you.

There's lots more information about the application process on the UCAS website, or you can get in touch with our admissions team who will be happy to help:

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Professional placements

Our students undertake placements in facilities that provide residential care for adults and older adults, with youth work teams, in the NHS, in children’s and family centres, and with charities and non-government agencies.

Career opportunities

You’ll be well-prepared to work in a variety of roles within health and social care provision. You could work as a children’s services project worker, a lifestyle and wellbeing co-ordinator within care facilities, a children and family support worker, a community wellbeing worker, a health improvement specialist or a social work professional.

 

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