Health and Social Care Management and PolicyHolloway
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Rank: 131 (UKEAS)
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2021/09/01
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £13750
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London Metropolitan University has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
Why study this course?This course examines the social, political and economic context in the study of social policy and health care management. A particular feature of the curriculum is its focus on policy, management and collaborative working structures.More about this courseThis course is designed to meet the needs of those working in health and welfare services as practitioners, managers or administrators.The student group is therefore multidisciplinary, and most course members combine study with full-time work. The course is also suitable for graduates with a research interest in the changing nature of health and social care in the new mixed economy of welfare.The course has recently been re-focused, it now offers increased opportunities for you to combine your study of health and social policy with specialist modules in evaluation, management, social care practice, regeneration or public health.Considering the changing and dynamic nature of health and social care in the new mixed economy of welfare, our course opens up new employment horizons for you. It well equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to contribute to developments in the system.We are proud to serve an extraordinary student population in the heart of London, with young and mature students joining us from across the UK and around the world.We have scheduled teaching mostly in the evenings to accommodate your employment and personal life alongside your studies.
You will be required to have an honours degree in a relevant subject discipline such as sociology, psychology, the social sciences or politics is the normal entry requirement. However, the overriding criterion is the ability to demonstrate the knowledge base, academic skills and motivation to benefit from and succeed in an advanced level award. Hence applicants with lower qualifications but substantial work or voluntary experience in a relevant area may be considered. All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language.
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There are an average of 7000 international students at the university from over 150 countries around the world. The International Student Advice Service is available to help with many of the queries and issues these students have ranging from immigration and visas to country specific application information. There is also help with daily life matters through a series of one to one and group sessions as well as with social events to enjoy their time in London. There are also English language skills courses for those wanting to learn or improve their grasp of the language. The drop-in advice centre is found in Tower Building on the Holloway campus. Student life outside the classroom focuses around the Student Union which provides representation, support and advice to its members. It also operates the various clubs and societies while running two social facilities, a bar on Holloway Road and another on Goulston Street which hosts a range of special events. There are also a range of student media opportunities to get involved with including a magazine, radio station, newspaper and a law publication. Clubs and societies range from sports to interest, culture and faith as well as academic subjects and into volunteering and charity work. Students can get involved with the running of the union and helping their fellow students as well as working in the larger community. They can even seek to set up their own group about a shared interest with others.