St. Mary's

Health & Social Care

Assessment Structure

40% Examination
60% Coursework

Course Description

Health and Social Care is a highly diverse and practical course that provides a solid platform for anyone who would like a career in the Health and Social Care Sector. Through your own research and practical activities, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of how to provide quality care for individuals by helping them to achieve their full potential; as well as how to apply the values of care by putting clients at the centre of the care process.

Future Opportunities

This course is essential for anyone who wishes to pursue careers within the health and social care sectors, such as, nursing, child care, teaching, social work and working with the elderly. It also provides you with the necessary entry requirements to continue to study A-level Health and Social Care or to begin your working career within the Health and Social Care Sector and Health Academy.