University Centre at Salford City College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Integrated Health & Social Care

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Course summary

This qualification in Healthcare Practice for England (Integrated Health & Social Care) aims: ● To equip students with the healthcare practice skills, knowledge and the understanding necessary to achieve high performance in the global health and social care environment ● To provide education and training for a range of careers in healthcare, including: healthcare assistant practitioner roles in a range of settings, nursing assistant roles, care navigation, planning and assessment roles as well as roles in public health, health promotion and non-clinical healthcare supervisory or lower management ● To provide insight and understanding into the diversity of roles within the healthcare sector, recognising the importance of collaboration at all levels ● To equip students with knowledge and understanding of culturally diverse organisations, cross-cultural issues, diversity and values ● To provide opportunities for students to enter or progress in employment in healthcare, or progress to higher education qualifications such as an Honours degree in Nursing, Public Health, Healthcare Administration or a related area ● To provide opportunities for students to develop the skills, techniques and personal attributes essential for successful working lives ● To support students to understand the local, regional and global context of healthcare practice, management and health promotion and, for those students with a global outlook, to aspire to international career pathways ● To provide students with opportunities to address contemporary health and care issues facing the sector, and society at large, with particular emphasis on integrated and compassionate care, and person-centred approaches to providing healthcare to individuals across their lifespan ● To offer a balance between employability skills and the knowledge essential for students with entrepreneurial, employment or academic aspirations ● To provide students with opportunities to engage in an industry-recognised higher apprenticeship scheme that aligns with their employer’s needs and their own career aspirations ● To provide students with the context in which to consider professional ethics and their relation to personal, professional and statutory responsibilities within the industry. Level 4 Mandatory Units: 1Law, Policy and Ethical Practice in Health and Social Care (15 Credits) 2 Demonstrating Professional Principles and Values in Health and Social Care Practice (30 credits) 3 Supporting the Individual Journey through Integrated Health and Social Care (15 credits) 4 Fundamentals of Evidence-based Practice (Pearson-set Project) (15 credits) 17 Effective Reporting and Record-keeping in Health and Social Care Services (15 credits) Plus 2 other Units Level 5 Mandatory Units 18 Innovation and Improvement through Action Research (Pearson-set Project) (30 credits) 19 Reflective Approaches in Implementing Person-centred Practice (15 credits) 26 Supporting Team and Partnership Working Across Health and Social Care Services (15 credits) 22 Supporting Individuals through Significant Life Events (15 credits) Plus 3 other Units. The course includes 225 hours mandatory work experience in an occupationally relevant setting, and you will be supported in developing practice-based competencies by Tutors/Assessors and designated Workplace Mentors.

Course details

Modules

The modules listed below are a mixture of compulsory and optional. You may not have the opportunity to study all the modules shown as part of the course. There is a required mix of Core, Specialist and Optional units totaling 240 credits over the 2 years. Year 1: Mandatory 1Law, Policy and Ethical Practice in Health and Social Care (15 Credits) 2 Demonstrating Professional Principles and Values in Health and Social Care Practice (30 credits) 3 Supporting the Individual Journey through Integrated Health and Social Care (15 credits) 4 Fundamentals of Evidence-based Practice (Pearson-set Project) (15 credits) 17 Effective Reporting and Record-keeping in Health and Social Care Services (15 credits) Optional: (all 15 credits) (2 are studied) 6 Supporting Dementia Care 8 Addressing Health Inequalities 9 Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Ill-Health 16 Supporting Adults in Residential Care Year 2: Mandatory 18 Innovation and Improvement through Action Research (Pearson-set Project) (30 credits) 19 Reflective Approaches in Implementing Person-centred Practice (15 credits) 22 Supporting Individuals through Significant Life Events (15 credits) 26 Supporting Team and Partnership Working Across Health and Social Care Services (15 credits) Optional: (all 15 credits) (3 are studied) 23 Managing Quality in Care Environments 24 Health Psychology 31 Providing Outpatient and Community Care 36 End of Life Care Planning and Support 38 Nursing – Principles and Fundamentals of Practice The course includes 225 hours mandatory work experience in an occupationally relevant setting, and you will be supported in developing practice-based competencies by Tutors/Assessors and designated Workplace Mentors.

Assessment method

Level 4 100% Coursework Pearson-set Project 50% Practical Learning and Assessment Development Portfolio 20% Essays/Reports 20% Case studies, professional discussion, observation 10% Presentations Level 5 100% Coursework 30% Practical Learning and Assessment Development Portfolio 20% Essays/Reports 40% Case studies, professional discussion, observation 10% Presentations

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 course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application codes

Course code:
NU02
Institution code:
S11
Campus name:
University Centre at Salford City College
Campus code:
E

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Interview

An interview with the Curriculum team will be required.

Other

Some work placements (taken during Level HE5 of the course) involve regular unsupervised access to children and/or vulnerable adults, also known as regulated activity. If you'll be undertaking a placement that involves regulated activity you'll have to get an Enhanced Disclosure certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) beforehand. Charges are payable to cover the cost of the DBS Enhanced Disclosure application and annual registration with the online Update Service. You don't need to apply for DBS Enhanced Disclosure before starting the course.


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7500 Year 1
England £7500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7500 Year 1
Scotland £7500 Year 1
Wales £7500 Year 1

Additional fee information

DBS
Integrated Health & Social Care at University Centre at Salford City College - UCAS