Faculty of Health

& Wellbeing

Care

Develop

Grow

Valuable Degrees in Multi-Million Pound Faclities

The University of Bolton’s Faculty of Health and Wellbeing covers a wide range of subjects: social care, early years, youth work, community and social policy, and dental sciences all combine to complete the package of courses that we at Eton University are proud to present to you. If you want to help other people, especially the most vulnerable, this faculty likely has a course that will empower you to do just that. Input and accreditation from organisations such as the NYA (National Youth Agency), The JNC (Joint Negotiating Committee), and the NHS trusts around Greater Manchester enhance the relevance of the content you will learn while studying. Plus, fantastic facilities such as the Queen’s Specialist Building and Bolton One build your practical skills. Bolton One even has Clinical Simulation Suites, which present a realistic medical environment with simulated patients.

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Bachelors Degrees

Health and Social Care BSc (Hons)

Linked closely to the School of Health and Social Science’s Industrial Advisory Board, this qualification will build your knowledge in the wide field of Health and Social Care. Covering topics such as inclusion, legal and ethical issues, anatomy and physiology, and safeguarding, you’ll learn the theory behind the practice from qualified professionals. The multimillion pound Bolton One facility means you can gain experience in a multitude of health areas, practicing key skills such as team work and the importance of linking together agencies for the best possible care.

  • UCAS points: 96

  • Start date: 23/09/2019 

  • Location: The University of Bolton

  • Award: BSc (Hons)

  • UCAS code:  L511

  • Duration: 3 years

Dental Technology BSc (Hons)

A career as a dental technologist means a stable role in a dynamic field. Learn in England’s newest dental school, using up-to-the-minute techniques, in the three key fields of orthodontics, fixed prosthodontics, and removable prosthodontics. You’ll accompany qualified professionals in dental workshops and embark on work placements that give you a more in-depth look at the different roles a dental technologist plays in patient care. With the demand for these skills booming, careers in the NHS, private practice, or in other related fields are all options for graduates of this thorough and exciting course.

  • UCAS points: 96

  • Start date: 23/09/2019 

  • Location: The University of Bolton

  • Award: BSc (Hons)

  • UCAS code: B840

  • Duration: 3 years

Early Years Childhood Studies BA (Hons)

Whether you wish to go into a career involving the care of the under-fours, or if you’ve already made a start in the field, the University of Bolton’s degree will boost your employability and give you all of the specialist skills necessary to improve the lives of the very young. This qualification is one of many in Bolton’s Education group of courses listed in the UK’s top five for student satisfaction (Complete University Guide 2018); it’s no wonder, with professional and experienced staff supporting you every step of the way, and opportunities for work experience with a whole variety of local services.

  • UCAS points: 96

  • Start date: 23/09/2019 

  • Location: The University of Bolton

  • Award: BA (Hons)

  • UCAS code: X320

  • Duration: 3 years

Community Development And Youth Work (Endorsed Route) BA (Hons)

Accredited by the NYA and ESB, and with 800 hours of built-in work experience, this qualification will launch your career in the best fashion possible. Experts and employers worked with the University of Bolton to design a degree that will prepare students completely for the challenges of working in the community development and youth work field. The faculty has links to over 70 partners and agencies, too, meaning your work experience will be varied and diverse. With modules in ethics, safeguarding, and up-to-date practice guidelines, you’ll graduate equipped for a career where helping others comes as standard.

  • UCAS points: 96

  • Start date: 23/09/2019 or 23/01/2020

  • Location: The University of Bolton

  • Award: BA (Hons)

  • UCAS code: L540

  • Duration: 3 years

Community Development and Youth Studies BA (Hons)

Broadly similar to the Community Development and Youth Work BA, this degree focuses more on the academic. 200 hours of placements mean more time spent on theory and research, ideal if your goal is further education or policy work. Modules such as Diversity, Inclusion and Social Justice, Enabling Healthy Communities, and Housing and Homelessness explore the ways in which youth work is impacted by intersectional factors, while your practice in wide-ranging organisations ensures you know what life is like in the field.

  • UCAS points: 96

  • Start date: 23/09/2019 or 23/01/2020

  • Location: The University of Bolton

  • Award: BA (Hons)

  • UCAS code: L545

  • Duration: 3 years

Masters Degrees

Social Care, Health And Wellbeing MSc

If you want to produce real improvements in the Care sector, this Masters degree will build on your skills and experience to create a leader with the cross-agency know-how to change things for the better. Hot issues in this sphere of health such as equality and diversity, integration and collaboration in health and social care, and the importance of engaging with service users are all studied in-depth with experienced faculty members who know the importance of research. A diverse community of students ensure that as well as having the chance to focus on your own personal areas of interest, you are exposed to experiences from various areas of the Social Care, Health and Wellbeing field.

  • Eligibility: At least a Lower Second Class (2.2) Honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject; IELTS 6.0

  • Start date: 23/09/2019

  • Location: The University of Bolton

  • Award: MSc

  • Duration: 1 year

Early Childhood Studies MA

If you’ve been working in the Early Years sector for some time, or if you’ve developed a real passion for Early Childhood Studies during the course of your education, this Masters degree is an opportunity for you to build your advanced knowledge even more. Modules include Equality and Diversity for Human Services, Contemporary Issues, Policy and Practice, Childhood in a Global Context, and Early Years Curriculum Development. On graduation you’ll be equipped to go into careers in Counselling, Occupational Therapy, Social Work, and more. Alternatively, you may want to progress into further study, with qualifications such as an MPhil or PHD being options for skilled students.

  • Eligibility: at least a Lower Second Class (2.2) Honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject; IELTS 6.0

  • Start date: 23/09/2019

  • Location: The University of Bolton

  • Award: MA

  • Duration: 1 year

Community Development And Youth Studies MA

For aspiring or growing Community Development professionals, this course is a route to management, senior, and leadership positions in a variety of jobs in the field. Whether you want to work in the public sector, for a charity, or in a school, college, or place of worship, the skills you learn on the Community Development and Youth Studies MA will enhance your employability and boost your confidence. Modules include Global Community Development, Youth Work and Sustainability, Equality and Diversity for Human Services, and of course your Dissertation module, where you will have the chance to develop your own thesis on an area you’re passionate about.

  • Eligibility: at least a Lower Second Class (2.2) Honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject; IELTS 6.0

  • Start date: 23/09/2019

  • Location: The University of Bolton

  • Award: MA

  • Duration: 1 year

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