Next Start Date: October 2021 - Deadline to enrol 1st May

BSc (Ord) Health & Social Care Degree Online

Our BSc (Ord) Health & Social Care degree programme is delivered in collaboration with the University of Sunderland.  It is designed for people seeking to improve their skills in the important world of Health & Social Care and achieve an internationally-recognised degree award. Learners are able to study the course using blended learning techniques.  This involves studying online content, participating in webinars and online group discussions, along with great one-to-one study support from a highly-qualified and experienced tuition team.

Course fee for year 1 €4000 or 16 monthly instalments of €250 each month (instalment plan from April)

Enrolment & payment are completed over the phone, Call: 01 6855 300 (24/7) or request a call back at a time that suits you!

Year 1 Semester 1 Modules:

(October- December)

  • Foundations of Policy, Practice and Inequalities in Health and Wellbeing (core)
  • Biopsychosocial Theory (core)

Year 1 Semester 2  Modules:

(February – May)

  • Everyone’s Accountable: Safeguarding to Promote, Prevent and Protect
  • Living with Disability: Culture and Identity Or Social Policy in Action
level 7 social care

BSc (Ord) Health & Social Care Degree Online

Our BSc Health & Social Care degree programme is delivered in collaboration with the University of Sunderland. It is designed for people seeking to improve their skills in the important world of Health & Social Care and achieve an internationally-recognised degree award.
Learners are able to study the course using blended learning techniques. This involves studying online content, participating in webinars and online group discussions, along with great one-to-one study support from a highly-qualified and experienced tuition team.

Start our BSc (Ord) Health & Social Care degree in October 2021

Online & interactive course content, discussion forum & webinars – study when it suits you

BSc (Ord) Health & Social Care degree awarded by the University of Sunderland

BSc (Ord) Duration: 2 years

Flexible study options – study anywhere, anytime

No hidden costs – 100% transparency on course fees

Course fee for year 1 €4000 or 16 monthly instalments of €250 each month (instalment plan from April)

Deadline to enrol for October 2021 intake is 1st May 2021

Enrolment & payment are completed over the phone at 01 6855 300.

Study in a way that suits you

Our online BSc (Ord) Health & Social Care degree is completed through our online interactive learning management system.

Everything is online so you can manage your study time in a way that suits you.  You are only required to attend one group event – the induction session with your tutors at the start of each semester.

Our tutors will help you to become an independent learner, gaining knowledge of both theory and practice and being able to apply critical thinking skills to a range of real-life scenarios.

Our learners have found that the blended learning format helps them to combine study with work and family commitments.  Our team of student advisors are on hand to support learners to develop their study skills and plan ahead to achieve their learning goals.

 

Introduction to the degree

level 7 social careOur BSc (Ord) Health & Social Care degree is offered in collaboration with the University of Sunderland.

The strengths of our level 7 comparable degree lies in the way in which academic theory and real life practice are integrated to provide a solid foundation for a career in the world of Health and Social Care.

This degree programme is suitable for students who are currently working within or who are seeking to pursue a career in the broad area of Health and Social Care. This BSc (Ord) in Health and Social Care will support learners to develop a critical understanding of health and social care research, legislation, theory, policy and practice. 

Students will study psychology, sociology, social policy, legal studies and research methods. Many job roles and positions advertised for Team Leaders and Supervisors in Health and Social Care require applicants to have a degree in Health and Social Care in addition to at least two years work experience with the Service User group. This degree programme may also act as a bridge for students hoping to pursue Masters level study in a wide variety of health and social care related areas, for example, Occupational Therapy, Applied Behavioural Analysis, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Public Health, Health Promotion and Social Work.

Programme aims

 

Our degree programme combines academic theory with real-life practice to upskill learners for the changing world of Health and Social Care:

  • Understand the theory and practice of bio-psycho-social frameworks within which health and social care operates
  • Gain the knowledge and confidence to critically analyse health and social care data in the context of the care sector
  • Apply critical thinking skills to health and social care, both in Ireland and within a global context
  • Understand multi-disciplinary working practices in multi-agency settings
  • Gain the skills to progress to further study and/or professional training in this exciting and dynamic area

All our course modules and learner supports are designed to help you develop as an autonomous learner.  There is a structured programme of voiceover lectures, discussion forums and fortnightly webinars to:

  • Develop your understanding of the key issues that exert an influence on health, social care and wellbeing.
  • Help you gain a comprehensive understanding of Health and Social Care policy and practice.
  • Explore the contemporary issues that influence health, social care and the wellbeing of individuals and communities, from theoretical and practical perspectives.

Student support

Chevron’s degree programme offers unrivalled support to all our learners:

  • Highly qualified and experienced tutors.
  • Online & interactive course content, discussion forum & webinars – study when it suits you.
  • Discussion forum with tutors live for a scheduled 6 hours per week- this allows students to receive feedback on learning and teaching activities.
  • Scheduled Webinars which occur fortnightly to prepare students for assessments.
  • Compulsory Induction meet-up to get you started. Relevant modules and Webinar schedules are released during this Induction session.
  • The opportunity to avail of formative feedback on draft assessments.
  • Studies Advisor to assist with study plan and skills, in addition to referencing support.
  • Recommended reading uploaded on online platform.
  • Access to University of Sunderland e-library & research supports.

Career opportunities

  • Health and Social Care is a diverse field, with opportunities to specialise in areas such as young people, mental health, ageing, elderly care, or drug and alcohol abuse support
  • Health and Social Care graduates work in the HSE, care providers, social care organisations, charities, and other public, private and voluntary sector health agencies
  • Further study is also a popular option, with some graduates choosing to pursue our BSc (Hons) Health & Social Care degree

Further details

  • Qualification gained: BSc (Ord) Health & Social Care degree awarded by the University of Sunderland
  • Assessment method: 2 modules have exams, all the rest of the modules are assessments through assignments

Tax relief available, subject to Revenue rules. You may claim receive relief at the standard rate of tax, which is 20%. This is applied to the total qualifying fees.

Terms of Engagement for BSc (Hons) Health & Social Care (click here to read more)

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