Health and Social Care (Mental Health) at Burnley College - UCAS

Burnley College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Central Lancashire

Health and Social Care (Mental Health)

Course summary

This course aims to provide a course with an emphasis on 'Fitness for Practice' that bridges the gap between theory and practice. The qualification is designed to provide employers with highly employable graduates who can 'hit the ground running' and who require the minimum of on the job training. This unique course has been created in response to the needs of health and social care providers in the voluntary, private and public sectors to enhance the training and qualifications of their advanced practitioners, operational and managerial staff, to meet the current service quality and performance agenda. This course will be relevant to students working, or intending to work, within the fields of Health and Social Care. Students on this course will need to undertake a total of 250 hours of placement, in setting such as community health dementia suites and care homes. If students are already in employment this can count towards placement hours. This placement experience is integral to ensuring students are able to apply the theory from the classroom into the practical setting and develop their individual skills and abilities within this field.


Year 1: Study Skills and Lifelong Learning Communication and Collaboration Concepts of Human Anatomy and Physiology Mental Health across the Lifespan Foundations for Practice Year 2: Care Delivery and Care Management in Mental Health Management and Leadership Perspectives on Intervention Supporting Professional Practice

Assessment method

Health and Social Care tutors promote the transfer of learning between academic theory and work based learning. Teaching and learning methods are varied including individual study, lectures, group activities, speakers and on line learning. Work-based learning is integral to the course aims, enabling the evaluation of skills and knowledge in practice. Assessment methods are varied and include exams, presentations, essays, workbooks, portfolio and reflective accounts.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Health and Social Care (Mental Health) at Burnley College - UCAS