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Adult Health and Social Care (T23) Open University Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: The Open University


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Course summary

If you work in health and social care, use services yourself, or would like to study to find out more about how we support adults in our care system, this certificate is for you. It provides an authoritative overview of the current context of health and social care for adults and older people, using real-life case studies to explore a wide range of fascinating issues and debates.

Key features of the course

  • Deepens your knowledge and understanding of health and social care

  • Develops practical and employability skills

  • Builds a solid foundation for further study.

  • Registration is expected to open in March 2020 for courses starting from October 2020.

Course details


Your first module will cover issues around care and caring, including communication, identity and safeguarding. In the second module you’ll study various perspectives in mental health, health and well-being and ageing.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6,024 Whole course
Northern Ireland £2,016 Whole course
Scotland £2,016 Whole course
Wales £2,016 Whole course

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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Open University
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Milton Keynes

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