City College Plymouth has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
This course will focus on some of the complex issues underpinning the provision of health and social care within the UK today. Renewed emphasis is placed upon raising the awareness of dementia and mental health with dedicated opportunities for individuals to pursue research in the field. The course is designed to meet the needs of those employed in baseline caring roles who seek to improve their own knowledge and understanding of the sector. It will teach you the skills needed to improve your own professional practice and collaborate with others in the field.
The course includes the following subjects: dementia awareness, mental health issues and wellbeing, psychological perspectives in health and social care, communication, safeguarding, research design and inquiry (health and social care), sociological perspectives in health and social care, issues of leadership and management, person centred practice – holistic care, examination of legislation and quality protocols/standards, personal professional practice portfolio.
Assessment will be through a mixture of practical assessments, in-class tests, coursework, reflective practice, presentations and seminars.
How to apply
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!
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This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
International applicants will be asked to complete a fee assessment. This allows us to confirm an applicant's nationality, immigration status and residency to correctly assess fee status. Applicant's will be asked to include copies of the relevant pages of their passport, any letters from the Home Office confirming immigration status in the UK and any other relevant documentation (copy of visa stamps, marriage certificate, etc.).
|UCAS Tariff||48 points|
Four GCSEs at Grade C (4) or above including English and Maths.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£7,450||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£7,450||Year 1|