Health and Social Care

What are the language requirements for Health and Social Care courses?

The international language requirement for Health and Social Care courses is IELTS level 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band (or equivalent). For guidance by your region please see our International Entry Requirements page, or our alternative language tests during COVID-19 (where applicable).

Please note that some Health and Social Care courses currently have visa restrictions and applications can not be accepted if you require a tier-4/Student Route visa.

If you have any enquiries relating to this you can contact the International Team to discuss at

For all the details on the specific Health and Social Care courses or if you have any other enquiries relating to this please visit the Health and Social Care subject area, you will also find contact details of the Health and Social Care Team if would like to speak to them directly.

You can also chat with our staff directly every Wednesday from 2 pm - 4 pm and periodically throughout the working week.

Alternatively, chat with our current students who will be able to share this information with you and any other course-related queries.

Or book onto one of our Open Days or Course Advice Days to find out more and speak with the team.

At the University of Bolton, we understand our students have different requirements and we pride ourselves on the positive and supportive learning environment we provide. Being voted No. 1 for Student Satisfaction for the past three years (Complete University Guide, North West) is a testament to our approach.

We are proud of our work on-campus to ensure our students can enjoy #UniAsItShouldBe, COVID-secure.