Are you looking for employment or promotion within Healthcare, Social care, Childcare, or the field of public and social policy? Could your career benefit from an in-depth knowledge of current health, social, childcare, public or social policy? This course is designed for new and existing professionals practising in a range of public, private and voluntary sector environments. The course is flexible, and can be fitted around other commitments students may have, as it is delivered on one day per week for part-time students and two days per week for full-time students. This allows opportunities for either part-time or full-time study, either for those returning to education or those who are in employment and wish to enhance their qualifications and employment status or opportunities.
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
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
This is a one year top up course. Applicants should have completed a Foundation Degree or equivalent, relevant qualification in Health or Social Care, vocational or professional, successfully gaining 120 credits at Level 4 and 120 credits at Level 5. Students unable to demonstrate 120 credits at HE level 5 may support their application with the submission of a portfolio for accreditation of prior/experiential learning (APL/APEL/RPEL). The portfolio should clearly identify the learning derived from their experiences. For students gaining entry via prior learning, APEL can also be used for exemption from part of the Award.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
You may be required to attend an interview for this course
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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Fees and funding