Wakefield College has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This course combines study and practical work experience to equip you with a combination of technical abilities, academic knowledge, and transferable skills that are highly desirable to employers. The course is designed to follow on from the FdSc in Health and Well-being, though this particular course is not a pre-requisite for entry. Many Learners will already have a range of rich and varied experiences of working with in the health and social care sector. This course will help you become more aware of developmental approaches to learning and to reflect on your own practice, which will extend your professional competence and effectiveness in supporting individual care needs and developing existing management knowledge and skills.
You'll study a range of theoretical and work-related components which will enhance your understanding of working within the health and social care sector. You will have the opportunity to choose a topic for an independent research project (dissertation) which will contribute to your knowledge of a specific area. Modules studied could include Substance Misuse in Health and Well-being; Inequalities in Health; Managing a Health and Well-being Project; Strategic Management; Dissertation.
Knowledge is assessed by means of assignments, reports, portfolios and assessed presentations. You will have the opportunity to choose a topic for an independent research project (dissertation) that will contribute to your knowledge of a specific topic. You are also advised to be employed in or undertake a placement in a health and social care setting.
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||Advanced Skills and Innovation Centre|
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
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
Foundation degree in relevant subject at a pass or above.
English language requirements
GCSE English grade 4 or C
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£6,750||Year 1|