Middlesbrough College has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
This course will be of specific interest to you if you are seeking to develop or advance your career in health, care or public health.
It has been designed to enhance student employability, providing excellent outcomes in either employment or progression to professional study.
There is a significant vocational focus to the course and a range of work experiences and/or placement settings are available to you for development of learning in practice. Programme subject to validation by The Open University.
You will develop an understanding of the theory underpinning care practice, which will enhance the quality of care you provide for your clients either in work or on placement. The content of the curriculum is strongly influenced by the principles of wellbeing and prevention.
Year 1 modules include:
• Work-Based Learning: Health and Social Care Practice
• Safeguarding Vulnerable Individuals
• Academic Study Skills and Digital Literacy
• Health and Wellbeing in Context
Year 2 modules include:
• Work-Based Learning: Health and Social Care Service Development
• Research Methods in Health and Social Care
• Public Health
• Specific Needs
You will be assessed through formative assessments to help develop your academic skills as well as several forms of summative assessment including assignments, examinations, presentations, portfolio work, case studies, workbooks and projects.
50% is assessed through a work-based e-portfolio demonstrating practice development achieved within the workplace/placement.
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
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Middlesbrough College|
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
- Year 2
|UCAS Tariff||36 - 48 points||This can be from a range of appropriate Level 3 qualifications. Please contact the College if you have any queries.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||PPP|
|Access to HE Diploma||Successful completion of the Level 3 Access to HE Diploma.|
|Scottish Higher||Please contact the College if you are studying these qualifications.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MP|
You must also hold Level 2 qualifications in English and Maths. This may be GCSE (grade C/4), Functional Skills or units from the Access to HE Diploma.
Direct applicants to Year 2 will need to hold 120 credits at Level 4 from either a Cert HE or HNC.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£6,300||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£6,300||Year 1|