City of Liverpool College University Centre

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Healthcare Practice

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Course summary

TEF Silver

City of Liverpool College University Centre has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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The Higher National Diploma in Healthcare Practice is a unit-based programme that provides the underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills for a successful career in the health and/or social care sector. A range of core and specialist modules are undertaken, and students will develop their time management and organisational skills. Students will complete a programme of 120 units comprising of 7 different modules, five of which are core modules specified by the awarding body with a further two chosen by the institution to complement the study programme. All course tutors are subject specialists with a wide range of extensive experience in these fields of practice. Students gain an understanding of the use of information and communication technology as a tool in health and social care settings. Guest speakers aid understanding and add currency to students’ learning. Students will also present evidence that effectively reflects their abilities as a developing care worker in the field of health or social care.

Course details


On the programme, you will study the following mandatory core units: • Innovation and Improvement Through Action Research (Person set project) • Reflective Approaches in Implementing Person-Centred Practice • Health Psychology • Social Policy in Public Health • Holistic Approaches to Health Promotion. There are also two further optional units to be confirmed. Note: As part of the course students must complete a workplace placement or experience in a health and/or social care setting.

Assessment method

A range of assessment methods are used including academic essays, reports, shorter workbook-based tasks and skills development tasks, including presentations. In addition, a portfolio is used to record your development and progress through workplace activity.

How to apply

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The Learning Exchange, Roscoe Street
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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)


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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6568 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6568 Year 1
Scotland £6568 Year 1
Wales £6568 Year 1

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Provider information

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City of Liverpool College University Centre
The Learning Exchange
Roscoe Street
L1 9DW

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0151 252 3000

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Healthcare Practice at City of Liverpool College University Centre - UCAS