Professional Practice in Health and Social Care at Chesterfield College - UCAS

Chesterfield College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Sheffield Hallam University

Professional Practice in Health and Social Care

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Course summary

This course is a work-based qualification for those looking to go into a wide range of roles across the health, social and community care sectors. It combines health and social care education with practical skills acquired through work placements or existing employment.There are two routes available; one for those already employed in health, social or community care and the other for those not in employment who will undertake a placement in a suitable care based role. Successful completion of the FdSc Professional Practice in Health and Social Care can lead on to a wide range of roles including: Nurse; Occupational therapist; Social worker. Upon successful completion of the FdSc students can study a related BSc (Hons) degree in areas such as Nursing, Social Work, Physiotherapy and Paramedics by undertaking additional study at Sheffield Hallam University.


Year 1: • Work Based Learning • Reflective & personal development skills • Essential sciences for person centred care • Holistic assessment • Delivery and implementation of health and social care interventions • Foundations for effective collaborative practice Year 2: • Work based learning • Promoting health, wellbeing and independence • Using and evaluating evidence to inform practice • Leadership and management.

How to apply

Application codes

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements


Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6995* Year 1
Northern Ireland £6995* Year 1
Scotland £6995* Year 1
Wales £6995* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

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.
Professional Practice in Health and Social Care at Chesterfield College - UCAS