Health and Social Care


Why Choose Health and Social Care?

The department work with a variety of long-established employers such as the NHS, local residential nursing homes, learning disability schools, day centres and hospices.

The department have also been nationally recognised by Skills for Care for the high quality and delivery of training.

Find out more about our BRAND NEW Care Centre of Regional Excellence (Care Core).


On the Boston College Health and Social Care courses, work experience is a key aspect, allowing you to bring theory and practice together. Alongside practical work experience, you will also study a wide range of mandatory and optional units across all course levels, for example Dementia Care, End of Life Care and Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults and Children.

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Connect Life With Learning

Health and Care Industries


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