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COURSE OVERVIEW:This one-year course offers an excellent opportunity if you are looking to enter the exciting world of public health and social care, or if you are already working within the field and looking to advance your career. You will gain in-depth knowledge and understanding of public health policymaking while gaining work place experience through observations and professional reflections. This is an intellectually stimulating course, providing you with contemporary knowledge associated with a career in public health and/or social care.The course is ideal for those who are looking to upskill their existing skills who are working in public health settings. Additionally, the course will deepen your knowledge and understanding of public health and social care, and develop your academic literacy skills. WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY"During my course, there were times when I felt an assignment was completely impossible, but the moment I asked for assistance and discussed it with my module tutor, everything became clearer, and made such a difference to my grades and overall wellbeing.This is an academically demanding and enlightening course that provided me with current knowledge relevant to a career in public health and social care, among other things." Margaret, First Class Honours Graduate, BA Public Health & Social Care, Class of 2021COURSE INFORMATION:WORK PLACEMENTAn integral part of the learning on the programme takes place through workplace experience. You will need to undertake paid or voluntary work within a public health or social care setting. A minimum of 50 work placement hours are required to enable you to gain experience and reflect on work-based learning. Suitable work placements may include care homes and family centres, educational establishments, or public health centres. Students are encouraged to find their own placement according to their expectations for their career development. Advice and guidance are available through the World of Work team or the programme leader. It is advisable that you check with your programme leader to ensure your work placement is suitable to meet the learning outcomes of the programme prior to starting your course. MODULESYou will be required to attend timetabled sessions typically two days a week, allowing you to work in a public health or social care setting for the rest of the week. Students can expect a mix of online and on campus teaching (subject to Government guidance). Our virtual learning environment (VLE) allows you to stay on top of assignments 24/7. Note students are required to maintain attendance at 80%.Students will be studying a suite of modules including –Year 1 (Level 4):Developing Academic Literacy: This module aims to develop students’ academic literacy and equip them with study, search, referencing and writing skills essential to their programme within higher education. Students will complete an annotated bibliography and a reflective essay for this module.Sociology of Health Care: This module enables students to begin to consider theoretical concepts of health, the social determinants of health and policies of responsive intervention and preventative measures. As part of their assessment, students will complete a written essay and a report.Health Assets and Health Needs: This module aims to provide students with the knowledge and understanding of and impact of health inequalities, examining strategies for health needs assessment of individuals as well as vulnerable groups. Assessments include a poster presentation and a written essay.Risk Assessment in Health Care: This module introduces students to aspects of risk assessment incorporated within the Health and Safety at work legislation in approaches to care delivery and Public Health. Assessments include a case s




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