UCEN Manchester

Degree level: Undergraduate

Healthcare Practice (Nursing and Healthcare Assistant)

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Course summary

The purpose of Pearson BTEC Higher National Diploma in Healthcare Practice (Nursing and Healthcare Assistant pathway) is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals able to meet the demands of employers in the healthcare sector and adapt to a constantly changing world. The qualification aims to widen access to higher education and enhance the career prospects of those who undertake it. The Pearson BTEC Higher National Diploma in Healthcare Practice (Nursing and Healthcare Assistant pathway) allows students to acquire the required knowledge and skills required at Level 5 which offers flexibility and supports progression into a range of health and nursing related degrees and professions. Students will gain a wide range of sector knowledge tied to practical skills gained in evidence-based practice, personal research, self-study, directed study and workplace learning and experience.

How to apply

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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


As part of the mandatory course requirements, learners are required to complete a mandatory work experience element. In addition, learners are required to undergo a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring (DBS) check to verify their fitness to practice in vocational areas where they may come into contact with vulnerable people.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8000 Year 1
Scotland £8000 Year 1
Wales £8000 Year 1

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No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Healthcare Practice (Nursing and Healthcare Assistant) at UCEN Manchester - UCAS