Assistant Practitioner in Health and Social Care at University of Cumbria - UCAS

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Course summary

Are you a support worker in a health and social care setting? Do you want to develop your skills and become an assistant practitioner? Then FdSc Assistant Practitioner in Health and Social Care is the course for you. This programme was designed to provide academic progression for support workers. It's been mapped to National Occupational Standards, so you will gain the skills and knowledge related to your chosen professional route, as well as generic knowledge within ethics, values base and academic writing. Graduate destination This programme will give you the knowledge and skills needed to become an Assistant Practitioner. You can also progress onto an allied health professional course, such as Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Radiography and Physiotherapy. Modules **Year one Compulsory modules**

  • Fundamentals of Professional Practice
  • Foundations of Anatomy & Physiology
  • Introduction to Health & Well-Being
  • Negotiated Learning
  • Professional Development & Clinical Skills
  • Work Based Learning
**Year two Compulsory modules**
  • Contemporary Issues in Therapeutic & Diagnostic Interventions within a Multi-disciplinary Perspective
  • Applied Anatomy & Physiology
  • Evidence Based Practice
  • Negotiated Learning
  • Applied Professional Development & Clinical Skills
  • Work Based Learning

How to apply

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Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE at grade C/4 or above in Maths and English. Functional Skills Level 2 in Numeracy and Literacy are also accepted. All applicants must be working in a health and social care setting and have the support of their employer – as evidenced by a letter of support from the employer confirming provision of appropriate supervision within the work setting.

Additional entry requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £13250 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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Assistant Practitioner in Health and Social Care at University of Cumbria - UCAS