This new course at Nescot will develop those who have studied healthcare to Level 3 to meet the demands of a career in the care sector as senior care givers and managers. Through a combination of practical and academic work, the course will provide the in-depth skills and knowledge employers in the healthcare sector require. It will enable you to professionally adapt to changing workplace demands and make rewarding career choices. Entry Requirements You will need to meet one of the entry qualifications below: BTEC Level 3 in Health & Social Care, or a closely related subject Similar Level 3 course in Health & Social Care Suitable ‘A’ Level grades in relevant subject(s) An Access to Higher Education Diploma An equivalent qualification to the above Significant employment experience in a related role Applicants will also have an interview with a member of the course team to ensure that it meets your needs and ambitions.
This course is designed for those who have studied Healthcare to Level 3 and/or have an employment background in the sector. Using Nescot’s outstanding facilities including science labs and our new Health Hub, you will combine higher-level knowledge with practical skills, to gain a qualification to prepare you for a successful career. The course will also enable you to develop independent research skills to prepare you for future learning and career development. The course will also enable you to progress into Year 2 or Year 3 of a related degree course at many universities. Each year the course consists of a number of modules. The modules we expect to offer on the course are: Units (Year 1) 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 Effective Reporting and Record-keeping in Health and Social Care Services Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Ill-Health Supporting Independent Living Units (Year 2) Innovation and Improvement Through Action Research Reflective Approaches in Implementing Person-centred Practice Supporting Team and Partnership Working Across Health and Social Care Services Supporting Individuals Through Significant Life Events Pharmacology and Medicine Management Global Health and Wellbeing (these modules are listed as an indicative guide and are subject to change)
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
NOTE: Mature students lacking the above qualifications, but with appropriate experience from the healthcare-based industry are invited to apply, and eligibility will be assessed by interview and portfolio of evidence. A range of alternative qualifications or experience that is equivalent to the typical offer will be considered. Applications from international students with equivalent qualifications are welcome. Normally a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 with minimum of 5.5 in any component, or equivalent is required for those for whom English is not their first language.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£7200||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£7700||Year 1|