What can I do with a Health & Social Care degree?
Are you thinking about studying at Newman but unsure of which course would suit you? Factors to consider are: what subject area interests you, what style of degree will suit you and your long-term career aspirations.
Today, we are looking at the types of careers a Health & Social Care degree opens up for you. Depending upon the exact content of your degree, you can look at jobs such as:
- Community development worker
- Further education teacher
- Health promotion specialist
- Health service manager
- Medical sales representative
Some of the above may require additional training.
Also as part of this degree you will gain many transferrable skills that many graduate employers will value, so do not restrict your thinking to the jobs listed above. Useful websites to explore your ideas are Prospects and Target Jobs.
What did Health & Social Care graduates do 6 months after graduation?
More than half of health studies graduates are in employment six months after graduation. Popular occupations related to this field include nurses, laboratory technicians, care workers and welfare professionals. A third of graduates are undertaking further study or combining work and study.
For a detailed breakdown of what Health & Social Care students are doing six months after graduation, see What Do Graduates Do?
Here is a full description of Newman’s BSc (Hons) degree in Health & Social Care including entry requirements.