Harlow College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

HNC Healthcare Practice

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Course summary

Qualification HNC in Healthcare Practice Entry requirements Level 3 Access Diploma or equivalent Level 3 qualification, e.g. A-Levels. Also, GCSEs Grade C/level 4 (or above) for Maths and English or equivalent, e.g. pass at Functional Skills Level 2. Who is it suitable for? Anyone looking to start a career in the health and social care sector. Why study this course? This course boasts a real-world, integrated approach to learning in the healthcare sector. It has been designed to equip students with the healthcare practice skills, knowledge and the understanding necessary to achieve high performance in the global health and social care environment. Students will be able to progress on to the Level 5 HND in Healthcare Practice. Students also have the option of converting their qualification into a degree by studying an additional year at university. Harlow College has a dedicated adult learning team, whom have been working with, and helping adult learners gain the qualifications they need to go to university for many years. The team understand the different needs of adult learns. They recognise that many of its adult learners have to juggle their studies around a busy family life and so classes have been specifically arranged to fit around the school runs. The department benefits from a wide range of specialist skills, with experts in a wide range of subject areas, including nursing and midwifery, health and social care, psychology and counselling, business, health science professions, and medicine. About the course. An overview of course content and structure, teaching etc The course covers a range of subjects including law, policy and ethical practice, professional principles and values, supporting the individual, evidence-based practice, sociological and psychological perspectives, and supporting adults in residential care. Classes are taught through face-to-face lectures and 1-2-1 meetings. Students will engage in group work, research projects and flip-learning. Core/compulsory modules Law, Policy and Ethical Practice in Health and Social Care Demonstrating Professional Principles and Values in Health and Social Care Practice Supporting the Individual Journey through Integrated Health and Social Care Fundamentals of Evidence-based Practice Optional modules Sociological and Psychological Perspectives on Health Supporting Adults in Residential Care Effective Reporting and Record-keeping in Health and Social Care Services What has to be provided? Students will require a notebook, pens, pencils, and an A-4 folder. How much does it cost? The tuition fee for 2020/21 is £5,750 You can apply to Student Finance for a student loan. Assessment methods Essays, research projects, presentations, observations, timed written assessment. Awarding Body Pearson (EdExcel) Where will this course take me? HND Healthcare Practice University Jobs in the health and care sector can include (but are not limited to) any of the following job roles: healthcare practitioner, residential care home, home care assistant, social worker, counselling.

Course details

Modules

Core/compulsory modules Law, Policy and Ethical Practice in Health and Social Care Demonstrating Professional Principals and Values in Health and Social Care Practice Supporting the Individual Journey through Integrated Health and Social Care Fundamentals of Evidence-based Practice Optional modules Sociological and Psychological Perspectives on Health Supporting Adults in Residential Care Effective Reporting and Record-keeping in Health and Social Care Services

Assessment method

Essays, research projects, presentations, observations, timed written assessment.


How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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 codeHCHP
Institution code H23
Campus nameHarlow College
Campus code1

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 48 points Level 3 Access Diploma or equivalent Level 3 qualification e.g. A-Levels . Also, GCSEs Grade C/level 4 (or above) for Maths and English or equivalent, e.g. pass at Functional Skills Level 2.

Level 3 Access Diploma or equivalent Level 3 qualification e.g. A-Levels . Also, GCSEs Grade C/level 4 (or above) for Maths and English or equivalent, e.g. pass at Functional Skills Level 2.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £5750 Year 1
England £5750 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5750 Year 1
Scotland £5750 Year 1
Wales £5750 Year 1

Additional fee information

£5,750 per year with an inflationary rise if you proceed to the Year 2/HND. Included in the fee: £10 free printing per year. All tuition and assessment. Not included in the fee: Printing over £10 Cost of trips. Cost of residential visits. Basic stationery
HNC Healthcare Practice at Harlow College - UCAS