The main aims of the course are:
· To provide a firm foundation of knowledge, skills, values and principles intended to enable students to feel confident and competent in employment in their chosen health and social care setting locally and nationally.
· Develop an understanding of effective health and social care leadership and management in terms of integrated leadership, change management, accountability, decision-making and potential responses to challenges in health and social care.
· Equip learners with the ability to communicate effectively in a range of contexts including working with communities, individuals with care and support needs including those at risk, as well as other stakeholders with an interest in health and social care services.
· Gain essential research skills and the ability to interpret legislation, theories and models to inform ideas to innovate via evidence based health and social care policies and practices intended to generate person centred outcomes.
· Prepare and support learners to develop an awareness and understanding of the foundations of Lifelong Learning
This degree provides the foundation for a variety of careers in the health and social care sector, from working with individuals to managing people. You will gain a sound understanding of the knowledge, skills and principles which will prepare you for employment in your chosen health and social care setting.
You will learn about all aspects of an individual’s journey through the health and social care pathway, considering the leadership, management, policy, contemporary issues and practice which influence their experiences. In the final year, you can choose modules to help tailor the degree to meet your career aspirations.
Getting out of the classroom and into the workplace is a key part of your learning. There are work placements throughout the course, which help you develop a clear picture of the diﬀerent careers open to you.
Level 4 Modules may include:
Study Skills for Higher Education 20 credits
Investigating Health and Wellbeing 20 credits
Law, Ethics and Policy 20 credits
Employability Skills 1 20 credits
Introduction to Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care 20 credits
Contemporary Issues in Health 20 credits
Level 5 Modules may include:
Employability Skills (2) and Ethics 40 credits
Communities and Society 20 credits
Communication and Intervention 20 credits
Integrated Leadership and Management 20 credits
Applying Research to Practice 20 credits
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
We are unable to accept International applications.
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|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||PPP|
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