North Kent College

Healthcare Practice for England North Kent College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd


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Course summary

The aim of this programme is to provide students with a rigorous academic and practical knowledge base in areas relevant to the Healthcare industry.

• To provide you with knowledge of Healthcare industries.
• To enable you to develop practical skills relevant in the care sector.
• To focus on the knowledge, skills and understanding required to support learning in a range of vocational settings
• To enable you opportunities to work within the care sector, applying the knowledge learnt within the programme, and demonstrating an ability to analyse and evaluate your work-based performance
• To enable you to develop the necessary professional and reflective skills through a variety of stimulating and varied learning environments that can be built on throughout your professional life
• To enhance self-reflection, critical thinking skills and independent learning
• To provide a suitable academic platform for progression to honours level study or further professional development

Course details


Law, Policy and ethical practice in Health and Social Care (15 credits) Level 4
Demonstrating Professional Principles and Values in Health and Social Care (30 credits) Level 4
Supporting the individual journey through integrated Health and Social Care (15 credits) Level 4
Fundamentals of evidence-based practice (15 credits) Level 4
Effective reporting and record keeping in Health and Social Care service (15 credits) Level 4
Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care (15 credits) Level 4.
Health Education in Action (15 credits) Level 4.

Assessment method

A range of assessment methods will be used to encourage and develop your skills during the course. These include but are not exclusively include the following; Peer review, taught and directed study, formal written assessment, practical observation, self-directed independent study, assessment of specific skills.

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 L510
Institution code N85
Campus name Dartford Campus
Campus code 1

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 48 - 80 points
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) PPP

Students under 21:

48 UCAS points from A Level.

We also accept equivalent qualifications, including:

. BTEC/National Diploma
. International Baccalaureate
. Advanced & Progression Diplomas
. Access courses

Plus: GCSE English language & Maths with a minimum of grade C or recognised equivalent are required

Students over 21:

If you do not have the above UCAS for GCSE requirements but have appropriate experience, specific knowledge or industry-based qualifications, your application will be welcomed & still considered.

Additional entry requirements


You will be sent details regarding your interview via UCAS. Interviews will take place at the Dartford Campus, Oakfield Lane, Dartford with the course tutor.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £5,950 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5,950 Year 1
Scotland £5,950 Year 1
Wales £5,950 Year 1

Additional fee information

Work-Based Learning: All students are required to work within an appropriate health care setting on an employed or in some cases voluntary role and any expenses required for travel or otherwise are students’ responsibility Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check: Student DBS checks are not required by the college however, it is a legal requirement for those working in health and social care settings. Although some organisations will process this at no cost to the student, others will require the student to pay for this themselves. If students wish to, they may pay for a DBS check through North Kent College at a cost of £44.00. Trips: Students may wish to attend other trips, events and seminars the travel arrangements and expenses for these events are the responsibility of the student. Coursework: Resources used in the production of the coursework and any stationery including extra printing costs and any books or magazine subscriptions are the responsibility of the student.

Provider information

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North Kent College
Oakfield Lane

Course contact details

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01322 629580