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Course overviewThis course ensures that you have the opportunity to consider a range of central scientific foundations of health and social care.It enables you to:develop a comprehensive and critical understanding of key concepts and principles across the health and social care sciencesevaluate critically the contribution of and inter-relationships between the sciences underpinning health and social caredraw on acquired knowledge to contribute to the development of contemporary health and
This course ensures that you have the opportunity to consider a range of central scientific foundations of health and social care.
It enables you to:
develop a comprehensive and critical understanding of key concepts and principles across the health and social care sciences
evaluate critically the contribution of and inter-relationships between the sciences underpinning health and social care
draw on acquired knowledge to contribute to the development of contemporary health and social care.
How you learn
A range of learning and teaching strategies are used, including lectures, student-led seminars and computer-based workshops. The development of key skills including presentation skills, ICT skills and collaborative working is a significant feature of the course and these activities take place in a variety of locations using both traditional teaching and learning methods and e-learning approaches. Active participation in class discussion and activities is encouraged. Face-to-face activities are supplemented with the use of electronic materials via Blackboard. Individual tutorial support is also utilised to support learning, particularly in the Dissertation module.
How you are assessed:
A range of assessment strategies are used to provide variety of experience, to challenge and extend you, to give feedback as a basis for advancement and as a measure of your learning and skill development. These include reports, oral presentations, assignments, projects and a dissertation.
You'll understand and synthesise various complex issues surrounding the health and social care arenas. In addition you'll enhance your ability to implement evidence-based practice, and undertake and publish research in your field.
Based on its vibrant campus in the heart of Middlesbrough in North East England, Teesside University is a friendly, modern university offering a broad portfolio of courses.
The University has recently invested more than £275m in its town-centre campus giving it a leading edge in digital innovation, forensic facilities and sport and health sciences buildings. The University is investing an additional £300m over the next ten years to further enhance the experience of its students, staff and partners.
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Where you'll study
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