Open University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

Adult Health and Social Care (T23)

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Course summary

If you work in health and social care, use services yourself, or would like to study to find out more about how we support adults in our care system, this certificate is for you. It provides an authoritative overview of the current context of health and social care for adults of all ages, using real-life case studies to explore a wide range of interesting issues and debates. Key features of the course

  • Deepens your knowledge and understanding of health and social care
  • Apply theories to help understand real-life case studies
  • Develops practical and employability skills
  • Builds a solid foundation for further study in this sector

Course details


Your first module will cover issues around care and caring, including communication, identity and safeguarding. In the second module you’ll study various perspectives in mental health, health and well-being and ageing.

How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

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Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £6456 Whole course
International £6456 Whole course
Channel Islands £6456 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £6456 Whole course
England £6456 Whole course
Northern Ireland £2148 Whole course
Scotland £2148 Whole course
Wales £2616 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Adult Health and Social Care (T23) at Open University - UCAS