BA (Hons) Social Policy, Health and Housing (Top-up) (Full-time) - 2020 Entry

Reasons to study Social Policy, Health and Housing

  • This degree is fully validated by the Chartered Institute of Housing, the professional body for the housing sector.
  • Develop theory to a higher level and utilise the skills required in a range of senior level employment roles.
  • Build local industry connections and enhance your employability skills and experience by undertaking an intensive work placement.
UCAS Code: L410
Institution Code: S51
Start Date/End Date: September 2020 - June 2021
Duration: 1 year, full-time
Campus: St Helens Town Centre Campus
2020 Tuition Fee: £7,750 per year
This degree will incur additional costs. See finance section for further details.
Entry Requirements: 240 credits from the Foundation degree in Social Policy, Health and Housing at University Centre St Helens or achieved at a comparable college or university that has modules that correlate with the degree.
Programme Specification: Coming Soon
Programme Handbook: Coming Soon
Course Contact: Ilaria Brancatelli
Telephone: 01744 623254
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Validated By: University of Chester
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The BA (Hons) Social Policy, Health and Housing (top-up) will provide you with the opportunity to analyse developments in contemporary social policy with a particular focus on community and housing issues.

The degree aims to develop your awareness of the work of agencies at a local, national and international level, emphasising the importance of effective and cooperative approaches to improving welfare outcomes.

This degree makes clear the connections between social welfare, health and housing issues, with a specific focus on multi-agency and community approaches to social problems.

By choosing to study the BA (Hons) Social Policy, Health and Housing (top-up), you will find yourself examining the concepts of citizenship and individual rights, equality and fairness. You will also look critically at poverty, gender, ethnic and health inequalities, the legal and criminal justice systems and issues faced by NHS users, carers, social housing providers and tenants in a rapidly changing world.

Additionally, you will have a chance to combine rigorous academic study with an extended, practical placement to further enhance your knowledge and employability.

Ref: Ilaria Brancatelli