Integrated Health & Social Care (2nd Year Entry)

Course details





Start Date

September 2020


BA (Hons)

About the course

Build a career within the health and social care sector with UWS’s BA (Hons) Integrated Health & Social Care programme.

This programme reflects the changing environment within health and social care. It will allow you to explore the health and social care sector in response to changing demographics and the integration of services. The programme recognises the shift in services, from both a national and international perspective, and how they are moving towards prevention, person- centredness, enablement and empowerment of individuals and support within people’s homes. Central to the programme is valuing the role that all staff play in the implementation and delivery of integrated services.

This programme is the first of its kind in Scotland and is specifically designed as a progression or articulation route for those who have a relevant HNC from a Further Education college looking to strengthen their knowledge, skills and career in the rapidly changing environment of integrated health and social care provision.

  • This programme is designed to provide an academic pathway for individuals who wish to pursue a career within health and social care in the public, private, third or voluntary sectors.
  • This programme will help you understand the interplay between integrated health and social care systems.
  • You will develop the knowledge and skills required to provide joined-up, comprehensive support services to improve outcomes for people using health and social care services
  • You will explore the practical ways support providers can work together to deliver high-quality and connected health and social care services to individuals.
  • You will develop graduate skills required within this exciting and evolving sector

Applications for this course are open to people currently residing in:

Scotland & EU/EEA

  • Year 1: Closed
  • Year 2: Closed
  • Year 3: Closed

England, Wales & Northern Ireland

  • Year 1: Closed
  • Year 2: Open
  • Year 3: Closed

International (non-EU)

  • Year 1: Closed
  • Year 2: Closed
  • Year 3: Closed

Entry Requirements

  • SQA HNC or BTEC Level 4 HNC: Additional Support Needs; Care & Administrative Practice (clinical route); Complementary Therapies; Counselling; Early Education & Childcare; Healthcare; Social Care; Social; Services; Working with Communities or other relavant discipline
  • SQA HND / HND or BTEC Level 5 HND: Complementary Therapies

Clearing Guide

Clearing can sometimes feel like a bit of an emotional rollercoaster. Don’t worry though as we’re here to guide you through the process, giving you the information and advice you need.

UCAS Track

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Fees & Funding

Your tuition fee status is determined by your nationality and the country where you are ordinarily resident. Find out all about undergraduate fees and funding for Scottish, UK, EU and International students, including tuition fees, student loans, and alternative sources of funding.

Contact us

If you’re not sure about anything, get in touch – we are here to help!

Whilst we may be dealing with a lot of enquiries during Results Day, our advisors will do everything they can to answer your call or email as efficiently as possible, so you shouldn’t be waiting too long.

T: 0800 027 1000 (Freephone within the UK)
T: +44 (0)141 849 4101 (outwith the UK)


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Contact our Clearing Team today 

+44(0)141 849 4101

We’re here to answer whatever questions you may have to help make the Clearing process as simple and stress-free as possible. Lines are open between 8.45am-4.45pm Monday to Friday, with extended opening hours on the dates listed below: 

  • Tuesday 4 August – 8.30am-6pm 
  • Wednesday 5 August – 8.30am-6pm 
  • Thursday 6 August – 8.30am-6pm 
  • Friday 7th August – 8.30am-6pm 

Opening times will return to 8.45am-4.45pm from Monday 10 August. 

Our lines may be busier at certain times and we thank you for your patience in advance. Rest assured that our advisors will do everything they possibly can to answer your call as quickly as possible in order to guide you through the Clearing process.

Guide to clearing

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Clearing 2020

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