11/08/2021

Categories: Health and Social Care, Undergradute

How student internships help the health and social care sector

During university degrees, many of you will undertake some type of placement or student internships. From nursing to graphic design, students will be using the internet in search of opportunities to practise their skills.

Students in the health and social care sector are one of these groups who spend a lot of their term-time off-campus working in local communities. Our course at the University of Bolton is tailored to the requirements of the NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework, meaning students can step into the working environment confident they can perform to the high standard required.

Student benefits

Working in a professional health and social care sector for a length of time, will have a significant positive effect on your studies and future career; one of the most significant advantages is simply being in the industry. You can get an insight into the day-to-day tasks as well as learn how to interact with other colleagues and patients.

This type of experience is a quick and sure-fire way to obtain the necessary skills for your career. You can put all the knowledge you have gained in lectures to use, but most importantly transform your CV from educational to practical. When you graduate from a health and social care course, this industry experience will make you highly employable.

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Employer benefits

For employers, offering students internships and placements can benefit you in multiple ways. A company who offers out these opportunities gains an unspoken status among the younger generation, suggesting it is the place to apply to when you graduate. This means that as a brand, you will be able to have first picks of the newly qualified talent in the industry.

By essentially test-driving the talent through internship programmes, you can offer future opportunities to those who perform well. By providing help and training to students, you can nurture your workforce’s talent from a younger age so that when they graduate, you know they have the right skills to benefit your company.

Are you interested in getting involved?

As an employer, if you want to get involved with offering student internships and placements, please do get in touch. If you’re a potential student, interested in gaining a high-quality degree and industry experience to equip you for your future career in the health and social care sector, you can find more information about the courses we offerhere.

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Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

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BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care Final Year top-up
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

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HND HND Health and Social Care
Full-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration
64
UCAS Points

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FdA FdA Health and Social Care
Full-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration
40
UCAS Points

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FdA FdA Health and Social Care (Assistant Practitioner: Independent Route)
Full-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

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MA MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Full-time
Mode of study
12 months
Duration

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MA MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism): Extended
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

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MSc MSc Human Society (with specialism)
Full-time
Mode of study
12 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Human Society (with specialism): Extended
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

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MSc MSc Social Care, Health and Wellbeing
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

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PD PD Professional Doctorate in Health and Social Care
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration

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Part-time
Mode of study
4.5 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

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FdA FdA Health and Social Care (Assistant Practitioner: Higher Apprenticeship Route)
Full-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration
40
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care Final Year top-up
Part-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

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BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Business Management: Health and Social Care (top-up) (Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship)
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

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HND HND Health and Social Care
Part-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
64
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

MA MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Part-time
Mode of study
24 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Health and Social Care
Part-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Human Society (with specialism)
Part-time
Mode of study
24 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Social Care, Health and Wellbeing
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

PgDip PgDip Health and Social Care
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

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Part-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

PD PD Professional Doctorate in Health and Social Care
Part-time
Mode of study
6 years
Duration

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AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Advanced Professional Development in Health Care for Older Persons (HE6)
Part-time
Mode of study
14 weeks
Duration

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AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Bereavement and Loss HE6
Part-time
Mode of study
14 weeks
Duration

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AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Bereavement and Loss (HE7)
Part-time
Mode of study
14 weeks
Duration

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Part-time
Mode of study
14 weeks
Duration

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AdvDip(CPD) AdvDip(CPD) Multidisciplinary End of Life Care (HE7)
Part-time
Mode of study
15 weeks
Duration

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MSc MSc Community Health Care Nursing (top-up)
Part-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

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FdA FdA Health and Social Care (Assistant Practitioner: Higher Apprenticeship Route)
Part-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
40
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

Regent College London

BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

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Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

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Full-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration
64
UCAS Points

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