The Certificate in Higher Education in Health and Social Care is a 1-year programme when studied on a full-time basis, which requires 6 hours of engagement in the classroom, one day per week. Students will also be required to complete at minimum of 125, paid or voluntary work-place hours over the duration of the programme within the arena of Health and Social Care. Vocational hours provide real world relevance to student learning and are imperative to success on this programme. The programme aims to:
- Develop students who can assess, plan and implement care delivery and make sound judgements about the effectiveness of the delivery
- Develop student’s personal and transferable skills including assessing and planning, problem solving and decision making, health promotion, interdisciplinary working, interpersonal skills and reflective practice
- Develop students’ principles of integrity and compassion to support best practice, effective communication and professionalism
- Enable students to understand the core principles of continuous professional development, whilst collecting and collating evidence to support this.
This course includes the following core modules that all students complete: Level 4 Year 1 Trimester 1 (From Sept to Nov)
- Study Skills
- Social Policy
- Development in Practice One
- Health Promotion
- Biopsychosocial Lifespan Development
- Bioscience and Body Systems
- Development in Practice Two
- Research Skills
The primary way of delivering this course is on campus. Students will receive 6 hours of teaching per week throughout this course. On campus teaching includes a combination of lectures, small group seminars, workshops, guest lectures and one to one discussion with your tutor. Additional one-to-one meetings with tutors will provide further support. Throughout the degree, students will be assessed in several ways, including (but not limited to) written assignments, presentations, exams and practical assessments.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Students working in the Health & Social Care sector will also be considered
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding