Chesterfield College

Professional Practice in Health and Social Care Chesterfield College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Sheffield Hallam University


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Course summary

This course is a work-based qualification for those looking to go into a wide range of roles across the health, social and community care sectors. It combines health and social care education with practical skills acquired through work placements or existing employment.There are two routes available; one for those already employed in health, social or community care and the other for those not in employment who will undertake a placement in a suitable care based role. Successful completion of the FdSc Professional Practice in Health and Social Care can lead on to a wide range of roles including: Nurse; Occupational therapist; Social worker. Upon successful completion of the
FdSc students can study a related BSc (Hons) degree in areas such as Nursing, Social Work, Physiotherapy and Paramedics by undertaking additional study at Sheffield Hallam University.

Course details


Year 1: • Work Based Learning • Reflective & personal development skills • Essential sciences for person centred care • Holistic assessment • Delivery and implementation of health and social care interventions • Foundations for effective collaborative practice Year 2: • Work based learning • Promoting health, wellbeing and independence • Using and evaluating evidence to inform practice • Leadership and management.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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 code L510
Institution code C56
Campus name Chesterfield College
Campus code 0

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Entry Requirements: A relevant Level 3 qualification; English and Maths (Grade C or above at GSCE or Level 2 equivalent). Mature students with relevant experience will also be considered.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6,995 * Year 1
Northern Ireland £6,995 * Year 1
Scotland £6,995 * Year 1
Wales £6,995 * 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.

Provider information

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Chesterfield College
Infirmary Road
S41 7NG

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