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Undergraduate Health and Social Care

Society needs people who understand the whole health and social care system. At Edge Hill University, you’ll learn the skills you need to work in a range of settings and develop values and skills needed in the health and care sector. Your lecturers will share their own perspectives and talk about their research on subjects like public health and inequalities.

We’ll help you find invaluable placement opportunities in the NHS, local government services, voluntary and community settings, and social care. Having developed your confidence in the sector, you’ll be ready to take on a range of roles after graduation, or move on to postgraduate study for clinical or non-clinical careers in the sector.

Wellness. Mental health. Population health. Inequalities. We'll introduce you to big and current health and social care topics.

Always get the support you need throughout your studies.

Finish your degree with the confidence to apply theory to practice across the health and care sector.

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Open days are suitable whether you are looking to study an undergraduate programme or postgraduate course. Attending an open day provides an opportunity for you, and your family, to see our beautiful campus.

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Discover Health and Social Care at Edge Hill University

Three million people in England work in health and social care. At Edge Hill, we’ve designed our degrees to help you understand the sector and prepare for a range of roles. You might apply your skills to healthcare or work for local government. Many of our students also start careers in the voluntary community and social enterprise sector – this covers areas such as housing and mental health.
BA (Hons) Health & Social Wellbeing student Chloe Webb in the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine building

Elderly people often get forgotten about – I chose this course so that I could help make social care better for them.

Chloe Webb

BA (Hons) Health & Social Wellbeing

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There’s a wide range of modules, covering everything from housing and social policy to international health, and all are really well taught.

Emma Canning

BA (Hons) Health & Social Wellbeing

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Lizzie Brighouse

If you’re not completely sure what you want to do in the future, but know you want a health related career, then this degree is for you.

Lizzie Brighouse

BA (Hons) Health & Social Wellbeing

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We are one of the leading providers of education and training for health and social care professionals in the North West of England.

The innovative £14m Faculty of Health and Social Care building provides outstanding teaching and learning resources. These include leading edge clinical skills facilities, ten teaching rooms, an 860-seat lecture theatre and a number of social learning spaces.

Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine