York College University Centre

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Health and Social Care

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Course summary

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The HND in Health and Social Care is a direct progression from the HNC in Health and Social Care. This course will provide you with a knowledge and understanding of core issues in Health and Social Care, and the skills required for employment. A Higher National Diploma qualification will provide you with an in-depth understanding of the key concepts and practical skills required for a more senior role within the health and social care sector. This nationally recognised qualification allows for direct progression in to employment, with a key focus on developing practical skills alongside building the knowledge and understanding of the underpinning theoretical elements. The programme provides the knowledge and skills needed to work in a range of roles within both health and social care. Emphasis on practical skill development, alongside the requisite knowledge and understanding, is an important component of the course. You will learn through applied practical work and develop skills to critically analyse information and develop knowledge skills and behaviours needed to succeed in the workplace. Course themes include: • Public health contexts • Promoting health • Research in health and social care • Roles and responsibilities in care • Growth and development • Anatomy and physiology for care practitioners • Care and communication Skills you will learn: • Communication skills • Organisational and Problem Solving Skills • Interpersonal Skills • Campaign Planning and Promotion • Critical Thinking • Accuracy and Attention to Detail • Report Writing and Data Analysis • Time Management This course is 'Subject to Approval' and has not yet completed the College's approvals process. Whilst we are confident that the course will be approved, it may be subject to minor changes.

Course details


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeH3S5
Institution code Y70
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 32 points Applicants who have relevant experience and skills will be considered.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7200 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7200 Year 1
Scotland £7200 Year 1
Wales £7200 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please visit www.yorkcollege.ac.uk if you would like to study this course part time.
Health and Social Care at York College University Centre - UCAS