Professional Practice in Health and Social Care at DN Colleges Group - UCAS

DN Colleges Group

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Sheffield Hallam University

Professional Practice in Health and Social Care

Course summary

The Certificate of Higher Education of Professional Practice in Health and Social Care is the first year (level 4) of the Foundation Degree and is designed for adults wanting to progress towards a professional degree within the health and social care sector. It has been designed in response to the rapidly changing workforce demands and policy initiatives aimed at modernising services and improving quality, productivity, and efficiency. It covers both the academic and work-based competencies that are relevant to a multitude of roles within health and social care settings. This course prepares you for a rewarding career the management of health, care, and other related services. Through a comprehensive curriculum, you will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in this field. From administration to management, you will be equipped to lead and make a positive impact on the well-being of individuals and communities. With a focus on healthcare systems, ethics, and effective leadership, this programme paves the way for a fulfilling and impactful career.

Modules

Modules include: Transition to Higher Education - 20 credits (Semester A) Essential Science - 40 credits (Semester A and B) Integrated Holistic Assessment and Development -20 credits (Semester B) Work Based Learning One - 40 credits (Semester A and B) Students will receive 6 hours of teaching per week throughout this course. Additional one-to-one meetings with tutors will provide further support. There will be 125 workplace hours to complete over the duration of programme.

Assessment method

The primary way of delivering this course is on campus. On campus teaching includes a combination of lectures, small group seminars, workshops, guest lectures and one to one discussion with your tutor. You will be assessed through a range of methods including written assignments, reflections, practice documents and presentations.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
L5D1
Institution code:
N64
Campus name:
University Campus North Lincolnshire
Campus code:
N

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE English Language or English Literature and Mathematics at grade 4 /D or above or equivalents (please see below) - GCSE English and Maths equivalents: - Level 2 Adult Numeracy/Literacy - Level 2 Key Skills/Application of Number - Equivalency test from equivalencytesting.co.uk We also welcome applications from people of any age who might not meet the standard entry criteria. We would expect to see evidence of competency to pursue the course successfully. You must be able to demonstrate your potential to be caring and compassionate and the ability to develop meaningful relationships with service users and carer.


Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7940 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7940 Year 1
Scotland £7940 Year 1
Wales £7940 Year 1

Additional fee information

Your Tuition fees cover most costs associated with your course (including registration, tuition and assessment) There may be some extra costs that you might need to make, or choose to pay, for example: • Books (you’ll have access to books from your module reading lists in the HE library, but you may want to buy your own copies) • Printing and photocopying • Trips and enhancement opportunities As the course includes a work placement, you will be required to pay for an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
Professional Practice in Health and Social Care at DN Colleges Group - UCAS