University of Cumbria

Assistant Practitioner in Health and Social Care University of Cumbria Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

TEF Bronze

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To provide academic progression for support workers working within a health and social care setting, enabling development of skills and knowledge in their chosen professional route

Course details

Assessment method

Coursework - may include written tasks and assignment, reports, dissertations, portfolios, project work. Year 1 = 40% Year 2 = 50%. Practical Exams - may include practical skills assessment, oral assessments and presentations. Year 1 = 50% Year 2 = 50%
Written Exams - Year 1 = 10%

How to apply

Application deadlines

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15 January

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff NVQ Level 3 or Work Based Experience and Qualifications

GCSE at grade C/4 or above in Maths and English. Functional Skills Level 2 in Numeracy and Literacy are also accepted.

Additional entry requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 Year 1
International £10,500 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

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