Health and Social Care at East Sussex College - UCAS

East Sussex College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Health and Social Care

Course summary

The HND develops the key concepts and ideas that underpin the Health and Social Care sector. It also expands your knowledge of the contemporary issues that inform delivery of services in various settings e.g. in the community. You will also progress your skills as a reflective practitioner; a necessary skill for the world of work as well as in higher education. You will study a range of units which relate to health and social care including six mandatory core units; Communicating in Health and Social Care, Organisations Principles of Health and Social Care Practice, Health and Safety in the Health and Social Care Workplace, Personal and Professional Development in Health and Social Care, Working in Partnership in Health and Social Care there will then be optional units which include: Social Policy, The Sociological Context of Health and Social Care, Empowering Users of Health and Social Care Services, Safeguarding in Health and Social Care, The Role of Public Health in Health and Social Care and will be chosen in line with the student cohort. We offer the following full-time option to complete the HND: Two years at Hastings (Integrated Health and Social Care and Healthcare Management option).


HND consists of seven mandatory, optional and specialist units such as; • Reflective Approaches in Implementing Person-centred Practice; • Supporting Individuals through Significant Life Events; • Care Planning Processes in Healthcare Practice; • Innovation and Improvement through Action Research (Pearson-set Project) • Supporting Team and Partnership Working Across Health and Social Care Services • End of Life Care Planning and Support • Health Psychology

Assessment method

A variety of assessment methods are used including written reports and presentations.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

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Hastings (Station Plaza)
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

120 CAT points

Entry requirements

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £5950 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £5950 Year 1
EU £9200 Year 1
England £5950 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5950 Year 1
Scotland £5950 Year 1
Wales £5950 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 .

Additional fee information

Studying with us will give you excellent value for money. Our lower fees, compared to many other universities, help you to save money, while getting the very best from our expert tutors.
Health and Social Care at East Sussex College - UCAS