Health and Social Care

Overview

This one year intensive course is aimed at enabling mature students (19+) to progress to social science degree programmes at university. To achieve this, you must have 60 credits, of which 45 are from level 3 units. (The remaining 15 can be from level 2 units.)

Aims of the course

To prepare you for study on a health related Bachelor's or social science degree programme, providing modules that widen your knowledge and experience of health and social care.

Unit Breakdown

Study skills, social work practice, sociology and psychology

Assessment Method

Assignment tasks, time constrained exams, class work, group work, discussions, timed exams presentations and essays

Progression Opportunities

You may choose to study a degree or foundation degree, or pursue further study on another social science or health-related programme. The majority of universities require students to have a GCSE (graded A* to C) or equivalent in maths and English, in addition to a level 3 qualification. They may also require a certain grade profile for the access course.

Career Options

Careers, following further study, in a range of professions including social welfare, housing , legal leadership and management, child, health and education professions.

Entry Requirements

You must be aged 19 or over. You need GCSE English and maths at grades A*-C, or functional skills English and maths at level 2 plus a substantial Level 2 qualification in a related subject at merit grade. Students will be expected to carry out preparatory reading before each lesson and also complete homework.

Facilities

Classrooms, learning resource centre and practical laboratory.

Process for Application

To apply please select your chosen start date and location below.


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Details

Venue Lewisham Way
Day/Eve Day
Study Mode Part Time
Duration 1 year
Start Date 11/09/2017
End Date 06/07/2018

Fees and Finance

16-18 £0 p/ year
19-24 £3,384 p/ year
24+ £3,384 p/ year
International £8,640 p/ year

Funding

For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

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