Health & Social Care
United Kingdom, Westwood Way
|Study location||United Kingdom, Westwood Way|
|Type||Bachelor, distance learning|
|Nominal duration||3 years (240 ECTS)|
|Tuition fee||€2,600 per programme|
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
At least 2 reference(s) should be provided.
The undergraduate level 4/5 health and social care course is a 240 credit course designed to fast track students to the final year of an associated undergraduate degree within the health and social care sector. The final year top up degree can be completed at a UK university on campus or via distance learning.
The level 4 modules and assignments of this course are equivalent to the first year of a university degree. The level 5 modules and assignments are equivalent to the second year of a university degree.
This course is made up of six level 4 modules and assignments (120 credits) and five level 5 modules and assignments (120 credits). If a student decides to only study at level 4, they will receive 120 credits and can apply for an exemption from the first year of a university degree course.
Each module consists of approximately 40 guided learning hours of material with an additional 30-50 hours of optional learning material. These materials comprise recommended exercises, recommended readings and internet resources.
Successful completion of the full level 4/5 health & social care course and final year of an accredited undergraduate degree programme will act as a springboard to a professional career in health & social care services. The course pulls together theory and practice for those who wish to work with people in a caring environment.
A health & social care degree covers a range of issues and helps you develop the skills to follow a career in health, social care, leisure or education. Here is a list of possible career paths you may take after completing the full degree:
Community development worker
Further education teacher
Health improvement practitioner
Health service manager
Medical sales representative