Those that choose to work within the diverse field of Community Health and Wellbeing must be able to meet the person-centred, holistic care needs of the people they encounter in their practice. Individuals accessing services may be at any stage of life and may have a range of mental, physical, cognitive or behavioural health challenges. This course is designed to equip you with the values, knowledge and skills that can be utilised and are specifically relevant to employment in Wellbeing and Social Care within the community. The programme reflects contemporary issues, changing trends and challenges within the sector and has an emphasis on improving the quality of service within this emerging field of practice. You will study a range of topics including psychological and social aspects of health and illness, debates and dilemmas in health and social care and mental health and wellbeing. This course is run in Partnership with the University of Wales Trinity Saint David.
Modules can Include: • Impact of an Ageing Population • Care Practice • Research in the Wider Health and Social Care Arena • Advocacy • Current Issues (Community Care) • Integrated Care Systems (Adult & Youth)
The programme will include lectures, tutorials and a substantial work placement. You will usually have to complete portfolios, oral and poster presentations and written assignments as you progress through the programme.
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
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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- Afan College
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
This course is suitable for anyone interested in pursuing a career within the community care sector and also welcomes mature learners with or without experience of working within the field of H&SC. We aim to reflect the multidisciplinary approach required in this sector and actively seek prospective students from varied employment/academic backgrounds. To be eligible for entry onto this course, students must have achieved 120 Credits at Level 4 and 210 Workplace Practice hours.
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
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