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Health and Social Care – University Year 1 & 2 (Level 4/5)


The Undergraduate Level 4/5 Health and Social Care course carries 240 credits. The course is designed to fast track students to the final year of an associated Undergraduate Degree within the Health and Social Care field. Level 4 of this course is equivalent to Year 1 of a University Degree and Level 5 to Year 2 of a University Degree. The final year Top-Up Degree can be completed at a UK University, either on campus or through a Distance Learning Programme.

The course pulls together theory and practice for those who wish to work with people in a caring environment. It is suitable as a foundation for those envisaging a move onto one of the many health or social professions.

On successful completion of the full programme and the final year of an accredited Undergraduate Degree programme, students will be eligible to pursue a professional career in Health and Social Care services.

Course Details

  • L4 - 6 modules & 6 assignments – 120 Credits
  • L5 – 5 modules & 5 assignments – 120 Credits
  • Each Module - 40 hours of guided learning and 30-50 hours of optional materials – exercises, recommended exercises, reading and self-testing exercises.
  • Study Resources Included – Online modules, Course materials, Personal tutor support through video conferencing – Skype, Zoom, Team, etc., Dedicated Student support.

Module Details

Modules Level 4

1. Academic Study Skills

2. Communicating in Health and Social Care

3. Introduction to Healthcare Policy

4. Reflective Practice

5. Managing People in Health & Social Care

6. Socialogy: Concepts in Health & Ill Health

Modules Level 5

1. Principles Underpinning Health and Social Care

2. The Management of Quality in Health and Social Care

3. Research Project

4. Partnership working in Health and Social Care

5. Working with Service Users with Complex Needs

Award

• QUALIFI Level 4 Diploma in Health and Social Care
• QUALIFI Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care

Awards are regulated and recognized by OFQUAL

Progression Route / University Top-Up

If you decide to top up to a full Undergraduate Degree through an accredited UK university, you need to contact BMLBS directly for assessment and registration. Costs will vary depending on choice of university and whether they will be undertaken on campus or distance learning programme.

NOTE: UK/EU students may be eligible for student loans for the top-up portion of their studies. Visit www.slc.co.uk for more information.

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