Lincoln College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Open University Validating Partnership

Complementary Healthcare and Wellbeing

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Course summary

DipHE Complementary Healthcare and Wellbeing aims to provide learners wishing to undertake studies within Complementary Therapies with a deeper, broader, and enriched learning experience - supporting career development into this ever growing and expanding industry. The course incorporates and links to the current healthcare and wellbeing initiatives, along with the growing developments and changes within the healthcare sector, NHS needs and patient choice whilst ensuring skills, techniques and essential knowledge allow for both private and public sector career opportunities. The programme provides comprehensive education and training into the concept of Holistic and Integrated Healthcare; whilst developing hands-on practitioner skills and extensive practical techniques in various therapeutic therapies to include Advanced Massage, Clinical Aromatherapy and Reflexology. It provides a deeper level of knowledge within Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, and Nutrition; whilst developing deeper therapeutic relationships, allowing for effective support and treatment planning for various client health needs. Business development, professional standards, interpersonal skills and ethics will be employed to ensure safety, efficacy and high standards of practice. Graduates may progress to working in corporate settings, the NHS, within specialist areas such as palliative care, midwifery, integrated healthcare practices or private clinics. The course is accredited by the Complementary Health Professionals and students are eligible to get free CHP membership.

Modules

Typical Course Structure; Year 1: Principles and Practices of Complementary Therapies, Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology, Clinical practice, Interpersonal Skills and Professional Ethics, Integrated Healthcare and Wellbeing Development, Fundamental Research and Study Skills, Year 2: Business and Marketing, Advanced Clinical Practice, Complementary therapies in specialist settings, Research Project, Nutrition as Therapy.

Assessment method

The assessment methods typically used throughout the programme include: Essays, Written exams, Practical formative and summative assessment, There may also be a requirement to collate a clinical portfolio made up of reflective practice, case study reports and formative assessment feedback that will support professional progression, ensuring that students cover a wide range of client objectives, types, and techniques.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
B300
Institution code:
L42
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Interview


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6IELTS with an overall score of 6.0 and a minimum of 5.5 in each component. Equivalent English language qualifications may be acceptable for applicants requiring a visa

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9500 Year 1
Channel Islands £9500 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9500 Year 1
England £8500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8500 Year 1
Scotland £8500 Year 1
Wales £8500 Year 1
International £9500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees will remain unchanged for the duration of a student’s continuous enrolment. You will need general stationery equipment and access to the internet and a pc at home capable of running Microsoft products; pc's are also available on campus. There will also be a Uniform and Kit required to complete the practical elements of the course, plus DBS check £47.80 (compulsory) This will be discussed at interview and induction. Additional compulsory course costs will be paid for using the Career Degree Bursary. The Career Degree bursary was established in order to enhance our Higher Education students’ academic programme and support their studies - helping to make our students more employable, industry prepared and equipped for life as a graduate. A bursary of up to £500 for full-time students over the course of their programme to support any aspect of independent study or compulsory course specific costs. In addition, course coordinators will be allocated an additional payment to spend each academic year on enhancements that will support the development of employability skills and progression to graduate level employment. Students who wish to access opportunities in excess of the Career Degree Bursary may do so at full cost to themselves. *It cannot be substituted for cash, fee waiver or in-kind support funds Please see the full ‘HE Terms and Conditions’ for details of additional library and printing costs associated with this programme.

Sponsorship information

Additional compulsory course costs will be paid for using the Career Degree Bursary. The Career Degree bursary was established in order to enhance our Higher Education students’ academic programme and support their studies - helping to make our students more employable, industry prepared and equipped for life as a graduate. A bursary of up to £500 for full-time students over the course of their programme to support any aspect of independent study or compulsory course specific costs. In addition, course coordinators will be allocated an additional payment to spend each academic year on enhancements that will support the development of employability skills and progression to graduate level employment. Students who wish to access opportunities in excess of the Career Degree Bursary may do so at full cost to themselves. *It cannot be substituted for cash, fee waiver or in-kind support funds Please see the full ‘HE Terms and Conditions’ for details of additional library and printing costs associated with this programme.

Complementary Healthcare and Wellbeing at Lincoln College - UCAS