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Professionally Accredited

Our Housing courses are accredited by the Chartered Institute of Housing, whilst our Social Work degree is accredited by the Care Council for Wales.

Work Placements

The integration of work placements supports the development of relevant knowledge, skills and values.

The department of Applied Social Sciences is a leader in innovative professional education and offers a range of courses in Applied Social Sciences, Health and Social Care, Housing and Social Work.

The area incorporates a range of courses from HNC/HND level to graduate and postgraduate courses, as well as short course, continuous professional development.

Strong employer and practitioner partnerships ensure that courses reflect current best practice and promote the employability of students successfully completing courses within the Applied Social Sciences. The majority of courses also carry recognised professional accreditation at qualifying, or post qualifying levels.

The majority of staff have substantial practice experience and are active members of the relevant professional body. This expertise is used to engage in research and consultancy within the public, voluntary and private sectors.

Find out more about the Department of Applied Social Sciences at the Cardiff School of Health Sciences. 

Undergraduate Courses

Postgraduate Courses

Foundation leading to BA/BSc Social Sciences*

Health & Social Care – HNC*
Health & Social Care – HND / BSc (Hons)
Housing: Policy & Practice - HNC
Housing: Supported Housing - HNC
Housing: Policy &
- Diploma/BSc(Hons)*
Housing: Supported
- Diploma/BSc (Hons)*

Housing: Policy & Practice - BSc (Hons)
Housing: Supported Housing - BSc (Hons)
Social Work - BSc (Hons)

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Youth & Community Work - BA (Hons)*

Health and Social Science Research – MSc*
Health and Social Science Research Methods – MRes*

You may also be interested in:

Youth & Community Work - MSc/PgD*

Short Courses

Graduate Certificate Postqualifying Social
Graduate Diploma Postqualifying Social
BSc (Hons) Postqualifying Social Work*

* Also available Part-time

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