MidKent College

Degree level: Undergraduate

Social and Community Work

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Course summary

The Higher National Certificate (HNC) is a level 4 qualification made up of 120 credits. This course is suitable for those wishing to work within a health and social care environment, and will prepare you for practice under Care Quality Commission jurisdiction. In additionl to the academic units delivered at College, you will need to complete at least 225 hours of an industry placement in a suitable health or social care workplace. Core modules: Law, Policy and Ethical practice in Health and Social Care Demonstrating Professional Principles and Values in Health and Social Care Practice Mental Health and Wellbeing: A Whole Person Approach Fundamentals of Evidence-Based Practice. This course will equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for employment in the industry at a supervisory or management level, through a flexible choice of units depending on your career goal. You will develop the knowledge and academic study skills required for progression to university degree courses. Including research, analysis, critical thinking and competence and capability in practice-based skills in the workplace.

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 codeL510
Institution code M87
Campus nameMaidstone Campus
Campus codeP

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 48 points

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Social and Community Work at MidKent College - UCAS