This diploma develops your critical understanding of health and social care policy, theory and practice, which is essential in today's fast-changing care sector. Health and social care professionals at all levels need to be proactive and flexible to succeed. Through your studies you’ll develop the skills you need for effective practice in a diverse, multidisciplinary environment. You’ll also gain an understanding of how ethical, legal, social, economic and political factors influence the provision and development of services. Key features of the course
- Applies new ideas to real life issues and situations that affect us all
- Helps you to develop as an independent and reflective learner
- Explores the context and processes of change
- Discover new ways of working across agency and professional boundaries
This diploma of higher education has two stages, each comprising 120 credits. At each stage you will study one 60-credit compulsory module focusing on current issues across the health and social care sector. For the remaining 60 credits of each stage, you will choose between option modules exploring particular issues or client groups in more depth, for example, mental health, older adults, children and young people or health and wellbeing.
How to apply
To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
There are no qualification requirements for this course.
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Fees and funding
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