This course has been designed for students wishing to top up their existing studies to degree level. It will support you in enhancing your understanding of health and healthcare provision in preparation for further study or employment. When studying at Level 6, you will be given the opportunity to enhance your existing skill set through reflecting on the challenges associated with improving health and wellbeing at individual, community and population level. All of our health and wellbeing programmes embed 5 key themes and when you embark on your Level 6 studies you will be given an opportunity to explore these further. The 5 themes are:
- People and Place; This theme explores the complex range of factors that influence health status. In particular, health is explored through the lens of the individual and the places in which their lives are lived.
- Partnership Working: Partnership working is the only way in which we can tackle some of the most complex health and care challenges. Supporting individuals, groups and communities requires the involvement of many different partners, working together collaboratively.
- Sustainability: Adopting a focus on sustainability will ensure that you are able to contribute to a health and social care system that is not only financially sustainable, but also minimises adverse impacts on society and the natural environment, which could jeopardise the ability of future generations to meet their
- Academic, Personal and Professional Development; Throughout, we aim to support you to develop the necessary skills and attributes to be successful when working in the health and wellbeing sectors. At Level 6, you will focus on leadership at a system level and developing a range of associated skills.
- Critical Evaluation and Research: Throughout your studies you are expected to use research and evidence
- Citizen involvement to ensure that the experiences of individuals, carers, families and communities are integrated into the programme;
- Visiting and honorary lecturers / speakers from a wide range of health care and related fields who bring contemporary and real-world examples into the classroom.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
To be eligible for entry onto this course, you must have achieved 120 Credits at Level 4 and 120 credits at Level 5 that are appropriate to the top up programme offered. This is typically through successful completion of a Foundation Degree (FD) Health and Social Care. If you hold a HND, a FD in another subject area, entry onto the course is determined by the modules you have achieved.
English language requirements
As an EU or International applicant you will need to showcase your English language proficiency skills during your admissions process. The below qualifications are accepted for a number of courses, please be aware these scores are a guide on what is acceptable. http://wlv.ac.uk/english We have a suite of courses that require differing English language proficiency, these requirements are there to ensure that you have the correct ability to achieve your desired qualification with us. You will also need to check each individual course page for accuracy as our Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Bodies courses require specific English qualifications prior to entry.
English Language Requirements - EU and International Applicants
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Fees and funding
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