Health and Social Care HND at Coventry University - UCAS

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Course summary

This health and social care course explores the core concepts of healthcare through theoretical and practical learning. This course aims to help you become a knowledgeable, enthusiastic and skilled individual ready to support the delivery of health and social care within the NHS, local authority services, private health provision or third-sector services. You should develop an in-depth understanding of life stage development, exploring the physical and psychological development of individuals from pre-conception to end-of-life. Critical discussion will be introduced to discuss the challenges facing health and social care systems supporting these groups. You will also be introduced to the topic of mental health and social policy ensuring that you are prepared for health- and care-associated issues across a wide spectrum of age ranges. Upon graduation, you will be prepared for roles in a variety of health and social care settings, such as working with those experiencing mental health issues or domestic violence, tackling environmental health issues or in public health teams. This Higher National Diploma (HND) follows the curriculum for Years 1 and 2 of the Health and Social Care BA (Hons) degree course. For the most up-to-date information about course content or our additional academic support, please visit our website.

Modules

Year 1: Contemporary Health and Wellbeing Working in Health and Social Care Modern Society Healthy Environments Year 2: An Introduction to Healthy Development Working with the Vulnerable in Society Mental Health and Social Policy Research Methods

Assessment method

The learning outcomes of modules, assignments and projects will be clearly stated. Your work will be marked according to how well you achieve these learning outcomes and your final feedback will refer to each outcome, as well as providing an overall percentage grade. Assessment methods vary and include, practical class and project performance, written practical reports, project thesis, laboratory experiments, tutorial tasks and assessments, which take place at the end of each six-week block.


How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

All applications are considered on an individual basis and the whole application is reviewed which includes previous and predicted qualifications, experience, reference and your motivation to study the course. The University also accepts the BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate/BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma and BTEC Level 3 National Diploma/BTEC Level 3 Diploma for entry onto degree programmes, provided that they are studied in combination with other qualifications that are equivalent to three A2 Levels. This may include subject specific requirements where necessary. If you are successful in receiving an offer, you will be invited to an Applicant Visit Day to discover more about the course and studying at Coventry University Group.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7200* Year 1
Northern Ireland £7200* Year 1
Scotland £7200* Year 1
Wales £7200* Year 1
Channel Islands £7200* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £7200* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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CU London (Dagenham)
Dagenham Civic Centre
Rainham Road North
London
RM10 7BN


Clearing contact details

Recruitment and Admissions Office

02476 888888

Course Clearing information

Additional information

Thursday 17 August 08:00-21:00, Friday 18 August 08:00-18:00, Saturday 19 August 10:00-16:00, Sunday 20 August 10:00-16:00, Monday 21 August onwards (weekdays only) 08:00-19:00


Course contact details

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UK Admissions Office

024 7765 2222

Health and Social Care HND at Coventry University - UCAS