UCEN Manchester

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Healthcare Practice (Integrated Health and Social Care)

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Course summary

The Healthcare Practice HND is designed to provide a specialist vocational programme, with a strong work related emphasis. The course will develop practical skills and knowledge essential for jobs in the growing care sector, and will be delivered in our Higher Education building at our Openshaw campus. It will equip you with underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills for success in employment in the health and/or social care sector at a supervisory or management level. The course will develop specialist knowledge relevant to jobs and professions within Health and Social care to enable you to progress in your current role or gain employment in the health and/or social care sector. You will develop the range of skills, techniques, personal qualities and attitudes essential for successful performance and progression in your working life. This course also aims to prepare you to progress in your academic and professional development, leading to further advanced professional qualifications. This course is supported by focused study in areas of health and social care including specially designed units. You will be given the opportunity to develop and contribute to the health and social care environment through the combination of the knowledge and skills gained in different parts of the programme.

Course details


Examples of current modules- 1. Innovation and Improvement through Action Research (Pearson-set Project) 2. Reflective Approaches in Implementing Person-centred Practice 3. Care Planning Processes in Healthcare Practice 4. Supporting Individuals through Significant Life Events 5. Supporting Team and Partnership Working Across 6. Health and Social Care Services 7. Human Resource Management for Healthcare 8. Recognising and Meeting the Needs of People with Long-term Health Conditions

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

International applicants

UCEN Manchester is unable to consider international applications due to UKVI regulations.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

HNC Health and Social Care We strongly recommend that all applicants have GCSE English Language and Mathematics grades A*-C or level 9-4. We understand that not all applicants may have these and encourage you to contact us to discuss further options available. Applicants who do not meet the standard entry criteria but have previous learning towards a degree-level qualification or relevant industry or life experience will be considered on an individual basis and may be invited to interview.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

Although this is not an entry requirement for the course, you will be required to have an enhanced DBS check for this course to ensure you meet both our and industry safeguarding requirements. Please note there will be an additional cost to your course fees to cover Disclosure and Baring Service (DBS) checks. Please see the GOV.UK website for DBS costs.

Provider information

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UCEN Manchester
Ashton Old Road
M11 2WH

Clearing contact details

UCEN Manchester Clearing

0161 674 7777

Additional information

Monday-Thursday= 8.30am -4.30pm Friday= 8.30am -4.00pm August 15th= 7.30am-6.00pm

Course contact details

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UCEN Manchester Admissions Department


Course Enquiry Team

03333 222 444

International Admissions Office

+44 (0)1616741600

Healthcare Practice (Integrated Health and Social Care) at UCEN Manchester - UCAS