Health Promotion & Social Care

Level 6, BSc (Hons) Degree

Duration: Three year course

Location: Benfleet

Days & Times: Three days per week (Full-Time)

Start Date: September

Fee: £8,000

Course Description

180130-Health -&-Social -CareThis degree is designed to develop your knowledge of health promotion and social care, and the wider social, policy, legal and organisational environment within the UK and internationally.

Students will draw on strong professional links and benefit from guest lectures, fact-finding visits and networking opportunities.

This course is offered in partnership with, and validated by, the University of Hertfordshire.


Year 1

  • Graduate study skills
  • Theoretical perspectives in social care
  • Introduction to health promotion theory
  • Life stages development.

Year 2

  • Introduction to research
  • Working with others
  • Contemporary issues in health promotion
  • Healthy lifestyles in public health.

Year 3

  • Research project
  • Social problems and social issues
  • Analysis of a health promotion programme
  • Leadership & Management and employment in the sector.

How Will I Be Taught and Assessed?

Throughout the three years, you will be taught across a range of core and specialist modules. Your assessment for each unit will differ; from preparing research and work journals to portfolios and essays.

There are no formal exams. 

Why Should I Choose Seevic College?

  • You will have the opportunity to work with community groups
  • You will be able to visit public health organisations, health promotion organisations, hospitals, care homes etc.
  • The degree is  designed in partnership with experts from the sector, ensuring your studies are up to date and relevant
  • The degree will prepare you for a  career where you can plan and deliver health and social care services which are fit for the future.

What Could I Do Next?

A variety of careers in health promotion and social care are available. Students can use this degree to consolidate their professional role and gain promotion in the NHS, or move into the wider health or social care field. Graduates can enter areas such as health promotion and public health, whilst others can progress to teaching, health research, health promotion, health and social care or health management. 

General Entry Requirements

96 UCAS points or above, for example:

  • A Level 3 BTEC in Health & Social Care
  • A related subject e.g. Access to Higher Education, Health pathway.
  • A-Levels. 

You will also need grade C/4 or above in GCSE Maths and English, or equivalent.

Additional Costs

  • You may require a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) enhanced check, which is currently £62 but may be subject to increase.
  • Trips and visits should not exceed £50 in any one year


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