**Health and Social Care** at Newman University develops and enhances your knowledge of the expertise and values required to successfully work in health and social care. As a student on the course, you will understand how a person’s health and their environment can impact on their quality of life and gain an understanding of the many complexities of social care. The **BSc (Hons)** has a strong research base, where you will study quantitative and qualitative research at each level of the degree. There is also an emphasis on international issues faced within health and social care. You will also take part in a work placement which can be undertaken locally, nationally or internationally. **SPECIAL FEATURES** Our courses are underpinned by the Six C’s: **care, compassion, competence, communication, courage and commitment.** You will develop as a caring and compassionate practitioner who will take your skills, knowledge and understanding into professional health and social care environments. **EMPLOYABILITY** There are many job opportunities for health and social care graduates, for example you could work in family care, public health, health promotion or project management. The course acts as an excellent springboard into further study into many of the health and social care professions such as midwifery, social work and nursing. Many of our students move into management roles in organisations such as the NHS or start their own social enterprise.