Burnley College

BA (Hons) Professional Practice (Integrated Health and Social Care) - Top Up Burnley College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Buckinghamshire New University


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Course summary

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This top-up degree is flexibly designed to enable practitioners in community health, education, social care and policing to continue their professional development and expand their expertise in their practice setting. This work-based programme is open to students who have successfully completed a Foundation Degree or a Diploma in Higher Education.
This top-up degree has been specifically designed to those already in employment in a community health, education, social care and policing setting to meet their continuing professional development (CPD) needs and develop their expertise in their practice setting. This work-based programme is designed to help you develop your theoretical knowledge and expertise and enable enhanced practice and career progression. As a ‘top up’ from our Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care, it is an excellent gateway into managerial careers in care homes, residential homes, voluntary organisations, special schools and agencies providing domiciliary care. The client base you could work with includes young offenders, those with mental health needs, learning disabilities, the vulnerable, elderly and disabled.

Course details


Leadership and Management in Practice; Research and Innovation in Practice; Contemporary Issues and Inter-Professional Practice.

Assessment method

This top-up degree will be fully assessed on coursework you complete throughout the one-year course.

How to apply

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 HWO5
Institution code B69
Campus name Burnley College
Campus code A

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 For this course, students will have 240 credits within a specialist subject area so will have knowledge and critical understanding of their area of study and the way in which those principles have been developed. Students will be able to articulate and apply those principles in an employment context as a competent practitioner. It is expected that students will normally be employed but must have access to at least 6 hours of work experience a week. Applicants must have 120 credits at Level 5 in a field related to their award pathway and must be working in a relevant area of community health, education and social care

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,000 Year 1
EU £9,000 Year 1
England £9,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,000 Year 1
Scotland £9,000 Year 1
Wales £9,000 Year 1

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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Burnley College
Princess Way
BB12 0AN

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