City College Plymouth

Health and Social Care City College Plymouth Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of Plymouth


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Course summary

TEF Gold

City College Plymouth has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.

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This course will focus on some of the complex issues underpinning the provision of health and social care within the UK today. Renewed emphasis is placed upon raising the awareness of dementia and mental health with dedicated opportunities for individuals to pursue research in the field. The course is designed to meet the needs of those employed in baseline caring roles who seek to improve their own knowledge and understanding of the sector. It will teach you the skills needed to improve your own professional practice and collaborate with others in the field.

Course details


The course includes the following subjects: dementia awareness, mental health issues and wellbeing, psychological perspectives in health and social care, communication, safeguarding, research design and inquiry (health and social care), sociological perspectives in health and social care, issues of leadership and management, person centred practice – holistic care, examination of legislation and quality protocols/standards, personal professional practice portfolio.

Assessment method

Assessment will be through a mixture of practical assessments, in-class tests, coursework, reflective practice, presentations and seminars.

How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 48 points
GCSE/National 4/National 5 Four GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, to include English and maths

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £3,700 Year 1
EU £3,700 Year 1
England £3,700 Year 1
Northern Ireland £3,700 Year 1
Scotland £3,700 Year 1
Wales £3,700 Year 1

Additional fee information

DBS clearance required (available through the college if not already obtained at a cost of £22).

Provider information

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City College Plymouth
Kings Road

Course contact details

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01752 305786