Health and Social Care

York College University Centre

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd
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Course summary

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The HNC in Health and Social Care feeds directly into the HND in Health and Social Care. The qualifications provide a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in their sector and their national recognition by employers allows direct progression to employment. They offer a strong, sector-related emphasis on practical skills development alongside the development of requisite knowledge and understanding. The programme provides the knowledge and skills needed to work in a range of roles within both health and social care. The course team, working in partnership with local employers, will enable you with professional and technical education thereby providing you with a clear line to employment or to progression to a degree at Level 6. Emphasis on practical skill development alongside the requisite knowledge and understanding is an important component of the course. You will learn through applied practical work and develop skills to critically analyse information and develop knowledge skills and behaviours needed to succeed in the workplace. Course themes include: •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 • Research project This course is 'Subject to Approval' and has not yet completed the College's approvals process. Whilst we are confident that the course will be approved, it may be subject to minor changes.

Course details


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeH2S4
Institution code Y70
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 32 points

Applicants who have relevant skills and experience but who do not hold the standard minimum entry requirements will be considered. Applicants will be required to demonstrate the necessary skills and experience to enter the course through their personal statement.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7200 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7200 Year 1
Scotland £7200 Year 1
Wales £7200 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please visit www.yorkcollege.ac.uk if you would like to study this course part time.
Health and Social Care at York College University Centre - UCAS