Health and Social Care at DN Colleges Group - UCAS

DN Colleges Group

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Hull

Health and Social Care

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Course summary

The programme aims to:

  • Develop students who can assess, plan and implement care delivery and make sound judgements about the effectiveness of the delivery (local, sustainable delivery via a flexible, multi-disciplinary workforce).
  • Develop student’s personal and transferable skills including assessing and planning, problem solving and decision making, health promotion, interdisciplinary working, interpersonal skills and reflective practice (linking theory, policy and practice).
  • Develop students’ principles of integrity and compassion to support best practice, effective communication and professionalism (person-centred practitioner).
  • Enable students to understand the core principles of continuous professional development, whilst collecting and collating evidence to support this.
This course is particularly relevant to people already working in or looking to develop a career within Health and Social Care. This course provides a range of skills relevant across a variety of different professions. People who have completed this course have gone on to work in areas including Adult Nursing, Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy If you wish to continue studying beyond this course, it will provide you with a strong academic basis to do so. Course progression routes could include the BSc (Top Up) Health and Social Care programme. This foundation degree is validated by the University of Hull.


This course includes the following core modules that all students complete: Block 1 Year One (10 weeks)

  • Development in Practice 1 (10 credits)
  • Social Policy (20 credits)
  • Study Skills (10 credits)
Block 2 Year One (10 weeks)
  • Biopsychosocial Lifespan Development (20 credits)
  • Health Promotion (20 credits)
Block 3 Year One (10 weeks)
  • Development in Practice II (10 credits)
  • Bioscience and Body Systems (20 credits)
  • Research Skills (10 credits)
Block 1 Year Two (10 weeks)
  • Advancing Practice 1 (10 credits)
  • Evidence Based Practice (20 credits)
  • Care Planning (10 credits)
Block 2 Year Two (10 weeks)
  • Public Health Leadership and Epidemiology (20 credits)
  • Advancing Practice 2 (10 credits)
  • E-Health and Telecare Foundations (10 credits)
Block 3 Year Two (10 weeks)
  • Principles of Inclusive Practice (20 credits)
  • Contemporary Issues in Adults and Mental Health Care (20 credits)
Occasional changes to modules and course content may take place. Students will be notified when applicable.

Assessment method

The primary way of delivering this course is on campus. Students will receive between 6 and 8 hours of teaching per week throughout this course. On campus teaching includes a combination of lectures, small group seminars, workshops, guest lectures and one to one discussions with your tutor. Additional one-to-one meetings with tutors will provide further support. Throughout the degree, students will be assessed in a number of ways, including (but not limited to) written assignments, presentations, exams and practical assessments.

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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University Campus North Lincolnshire
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7770 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7770 Year 1
Scotland £7770 Year 1
Wales £7770 Year 1

Additional fee information

Your Tuition fees cover most costs associated with your course (including registration, tuition and assessment) There may be some extra costs that you might need to make, or choose to pay, for example: - Books (you’ll have access to books from your module reading lists in the HE library, but you may want to buy your own copies) - Printing and photocopying - Trips and enhancement opportunities - Students are required to purchase a Scrub top to take part in practical sessions - Students need to pay for an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check prior to enrolment on the programme
Health and Social Care at DN Colleges Group - UCAS