Healthcare Practice (Integrated Health and Social Care) at UCEN Manchester - UCAS

UCEN Manchester

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Healthcare Practice (Integrated Health and Social Care)

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Course summary

The Healthcare Practice HNC is designed to provide a specialist vocational programme, with a strong work related emphasis. The course will develop practical skills and knowledge essential for jobs in the growing care sector, and will be delivered in our Higher Education building at our Openshaw campus. It will equip you with underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills for success in employment in the health and/or social care sector at a supervisory or management level. The course will develop specialist knowledge relevant to jobs and professions within Health and Social care to enable you to progress in your current role or gain employment in the health and/or social care sector. You will develop the range of skills, techniques, personal qualities and attitudes essential for successful performance and progression in your working life. This course also aims to prepare you to progress in your academic and professional development, leading to further advanced professional qualifications. This course is supported by focused study in areas of health and social care including specially designed units. You will be given the opportunity to develop and contribute to the health and social care environment through the combination of the knowledge and skills gained in different parts of the programme. During the course of the programme, you will be required to carry out 225 hours work-based experience in a relevant setting


Examples of current modules- Level 4 Mandatory Units: 1. Law, Policy and Ethical Practice in Health and Social Care 2. Demonstrating Professional Principles and Values in health and Social Care Practice 3. Supporting the Individual Journey through Integrated health and Social Care 4. Fundamentals of Evidence-based Practice 5. Effective Reporting and Record-keeping in Health and Social Care Services Level 4 Specialist Units: 6. Addressing Health Inequalities 7. Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Ill-Health

Assessment method

50% Practical Learning and Assessment Development Portfolio 20% Essays/Reports 20% Case studies, professional discussion, observation 10% Presentations

How to apply

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Openshaw Campus
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

UCEN Manchester is unable to consider international applications due to UKVI regulations.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We strongly recommend that all applicants have GCSE English Language and Mathematics grades A*-C or level 9-4. Alternatively, applicants may have Functional Skills qualifications in English and Maths at Level 2. Applicants who do not meet the standard entry criteria but have previous learning towards a degree-level qualification or relevant industry or life experience will be considered on an individual basis and may be invited to interview.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)



Although this is not an entry requirement for the course, you will be required to have an enhanced DBS check for this course to ensure you meet both our and industry safeguarding requirements. Please note there will be an additional cost to your course fees to cover Disclosure and Baring Service (DBS) checks. Please see the GOV.UK website for DBS costs.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8000 Year 1
Scotland £8000 Year 1
Wales £8000 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

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Healthcare Practice (Integrated Health and Social Care) at UCEN Manchester - UCAS