Health Studies (Home) BSc (Hons)

UCAS CodeHEAL
QualificationBSc (Hons)
Duration2–4 years
Study modePart-time
Typical offer120 UCAS Tariff points

About this Course

Please note: this is a part-time course.

The BSc (Hons) Health Studies is a part time pathway which consists of a wide range of level 5 and level 6 modules with a clear focus on practice.  This pathway is designed to develop evidence based practice and leadership. Students following the pathway can choose from the range of modules offered at level 5 and level 6 which best relate to their field of practice and meets their individual development needs. There is a compulsory Research module at level 6.

Course Aims

  • To produce knowledgeable and skilled practitioners capable of delivering high quality evidence based health care.
  • To further develop the personal and professional attributes of the practitioners attending the courses.
  • To provide participants with a broad programme of education to help facilitate the development of higher levels of professional judgement and practice.
  • To facilitate the development of reflective practitioners.

The following options are currently available:

Course Mode of Study No of Years
BSc(Hons) Health Studies Part-time 2 to 4
Diploma in Health Studies Part-time 2 to 4

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Associate Students and Continuing Professional Development

Students who do not wish to register for the BSc (Hons) pathway can choose a limited number of modules at either level 5 or level 6 from the pathway to study as an Associate Student.

Students can then carry a maximum of 60 credits forward when they choose to register on the BSc (Hons) Health Studies degree programme.

Course Content

For me personally, the best thing about the school are the tutors. Their mission is to provide the best possible experience to their students and are working hard to achieve this.

Andrea Thomas
Healthcare Sciences

What will you study on this course?

Course content is for guidance purposes only and may be subject to change.

Careers and Employability

Entry Requirements

  • Have achieved 120 credits at Level 4 (Cert) and be working in settings where academic/clinical competence requirements of individual modules can be achieved.
  • Have an active registration on the relevant part of the professional register such as NMC or HCPC.
  • Have completed a period of professional practice of (normally) no less than six months from initial registration.
  • Students not holding full diploma may be able to access at degree level utilising existing APL [Accreditation of Prior Learning] arrangements. However, students can only utilise the APL route for no more than 50% (60 CATS points) of the diploma.
  • Students applying for one of the Specialist Practice Awards should have 120 credits at level 5 and current registration on the appropriate part of the NMC register.

How to Apply

Further information and application forms can be obtained from contacting the School BSc Admissions.

Further Information

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Fees

The fees for nurses and midwives employed by Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board may be covered by commissioning arrangements with Bangor University if they have the signed support of their Manager and Head of Nursing and Midwifery Education, Research and Professional Practice, BCUHB. Please check with the the Office of the Head of Nursing and Midwifery Education, Research and Professional Practice, BCU

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