Planit


Health and Social Care

Open University in Scotland

Content

In today's fast-changing care sector, professionals at all levels need to be proactive and flexible to succeed. This degree provides a sound and critical understanding of health and social care policy, theory and practice, and the skills you need for effective practice in a diverse, multidisciplinary environment. You’ll also understand how ethical, legal, social, economic and political factors influence the provision and development of services; and gain the critical and analytical skills that underpin evidence-based practice.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal qualifications required to study this degree. Computer and internet access required.

If you’re new to study or to the OU, we recommend that you start with a course at Level 1.

Progression Routes

The degree will be relevant to anyone who works, or has a particular interest, in health, social work or social care in the statutory, voluntary or private sectors.

Start Date

October, February

Qualification

Degree

Award

BA Hons

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

Flexible

Faculty

General

Department

Health and Social Care

SCQF Level

10

Career Area

Health and Medicine

Career Sectors

Alternative Medicine

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