What will I learn?

This programme explores a range of disciplines within the health and social care area and encourages students to develop skills in reflective practice, critical enquiry and independent study.The course gives a good introduction to the variety of options available within health and social care. This programme provides a higher education progression opportunity for individuals aspiring to, or established in, a career in the vocational area of health and social care. It offers students progression opportunity to Honours degree level and includes modules on reflective practice, supervision, and research and enquiry methods. It will also include independent study modules to enable learners to extend their knowledge and skills within their chosen specialism. Students will obtain a critical appreciation of the benefits of supervised practice as part of their ongoing development and participate in discussion on a range of issues and debates confronting contemporary health care and social care practice.Delivery is through a range of methods including, lectures, seminars, case-study, discussions, and workshops. A variety of assessment strategies will be used including assignments, case studies, work-based projects, patchwork texts, and extended research study/dissertation.

Which department am I in?

School of Social Sciences

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£8,250.00 (US$ 11,182) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

19 September 2022


Colchester Site

Sheepen Road,



CO3 3LL, England

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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