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Entry Requirements

• 72 UCAS points at A2
• BTEC Extended Diploma: MMP
• BTEC Diploma: DM
• Pass Access Course: 72 UCAS points
• International Baccalaureate Diploma: Pass including 72 points from Higher Level Subjects
• T Level: P (C+) IELTS: 6.0 with no Component lower than 5.5
• GCSEs: 5 at grade C/4 including Maths and English
• A satisfactory Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland) is required for this course

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Full time

 

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Duration

Full time:

2 years

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Timetable

TBA


Keen to work in youth justice, NHS trusts, private hospitals, children's services, social services, family centres or children's homes? Our two-year FdA Health and Social Care programme is for you.

Overview

This work-based learning programme combines courses in health, social care and mental health and is aimed at meeting the skills required by the growing health and social care market.

The course aims to equip you if you are working, or intending to work in health and social care with relevant knowledge and skills, to address your continuing professional development needs and bridge the gap between theory and practice.

During the course, you’ll undertake two practice placement modules, enabling you to develop a range of work-based skills.

This programme can lead to a wide variety of other courses and studies, including Social Work, Community and Social Care, Nursing, Midwifery, Physiotherapy, Operating Department Practice and Sports Therapy.

What will I study?

Year 1 Compulsory Modules:

NU1019: Care from the Clients Perspective
PZ1000: Introduction to Anatomy, Physiology and Psychology of Health
PZ1015: Study & Lifelong Learning Skills
PZ1022: Communication and Collaboration
PZ1090: Foundations for Practice

Year 2 Compulsory Modules:

PZ2035: Management and Leadership in Health and Social Care
PZ2073: Health Promotion
PZ2090: Supporting Professional Practice
PZ2091: Evidence Based Practice
Optional Modules
PZ2035: Management and Leadership in Health and Social Care
PZ2074: Assisting Rehabilitation Practice
PZ2091: Evidence Based Practice
PZ2092: Introduction to Long Term Conditions and End of Life Care
PZ2130: Management of Mental Health Across the Lifespan

Entry Requirements

• 72 UCAS points at A2
• BTEC Extended Diploma: MMP
• BTEC Diploma: DM
• Pass Access Course: 72 UCAS points
• International Baccalaureate Diploma: Pass including 72 points from Higher Level Subjects
• T Level: P (C+) IELTS: 6.0 with no Component lower than 5.5
• GCSEs: 5 at grade C/4 including Maths and English
• A satisfactory Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland) is required for this course

What can I do next?

This programme can lead to a wide variety of other courses and studies, including Social Work, Community and Social Care, Nursing, Midwifery, Physiotherapy, Operating Department Practice and Sports Therapy.

Fees and Financial Information

The fees for this course are charged at £9,250. Financial support is available.

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