New College Durham

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

Health and Social Care

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Course summary

TEF Silver

New College Durham has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

Find out more about the TEF.

This programme will ensure you develop the advanced knowledge and skills of a health and social care professional. You will gain hands-on experience during a reflective work placement in practice.

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 codeL520
Institution code N28
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 Standard Entry criteria: All applicants must hold a Level 5 qualification (HND/FdA/international equivalent 120 ECTS Credits) in a health or social care related discipline. All external applicants must be interviewed (international applicants via internet/email respectfully). Level 2 or equivalent in English Language (or a minimum 5.5 IELTS in each band for international applicants). Level 2 or equivalent in Maths. Clear Enhanced DBS.

Non-standard entry criteria: Evidence of appropriate health or social care experience or employment within the industries. All applicants with non-standard criteria must be interviewed. Level 2 or equivalent in English Language (or a minimum 5.5 IELTS in each band for international applicants). Level 2 or equivalent in Maths. Clear Enhanced DBS.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000* Year 1
England £9000* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000* Year 1
Scotland £9000* Year 1
Wales £9000* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Health and Social Care at New College Durham - UCAS