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Applied Health and Social Care

What can I do with my degree?

Graduates with degrees in Applied Health and Social Care enter job roles within a range of different sectors. Employers value the knowledge and skills that are developed on these programmes. As well as having an in-depth knowledge of many aspects of health, social care and wellbeing, graduates have strong transferable skills including:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and team working skills
  • Strong research & analytical skills.
  • The ability to collect, analyse and report on information from a variety of sources
  • The ability to work independently
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Strong organisational skills

To help you to identify career ideas and options Careers have created the following resources specifically for you.

Options with a degree in child health and wellbeing disciplines

Options With a Degree in Child Health & Wellbeing Disciplines

Career options with a degree in counselling and psychotherapy disciplines

Careers Options with a Degree in Counselling & Psychotherapy Disciplines

Options with a degree in criminology/offending

Options with a Degree in Criminology

Careers working with children and young people

Careers working with Children and Young People

Options with a degree in nutrition and health

Options With a Degree in Nutrition & Health

Further resources

Prospects and the NHS Health careers pages have more ideas on what options are open to you.

Prospects

Health Careers

Finding a graduate job

Don’t forget to look at our graduate vacancies to explore where to find roles including those in the North West if you are planning to stay local once you graduate.

Edge Hill graduate vacancies Finding graduate vacancies in the North West

Developing Skills

Volunteering is a great way to develop your skills. Employers value experience developed in many different settings.

Volunteering opportunities

Volunteering Opportunities - Health, Wellbeing and Nutrition

Volunteering Opportunities – Children and Education

Volunteering Opportunities - Children and Education

Useful links

This Wakelet provides a collection of useful websites for students and graduates looking for employment in roles related to Applied Health and Social Care.