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Central Bedfordshire College

Health and Social Care Practice

UCAS Code: HSCP

Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

Entry requirements


Access to HE Diploma

P:45

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE English and Maths at grade 4 or above.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2021

This course is designed to develop your knowledge of health and social care, and the wider social, policy, legal and organisational environment within which they are situated both within the UK and internationally.

You will study areas including sociology of health, public health, mental health, disability, multi-agency working as well as welfare and social care issues faced by vulnerable individuals and groups.

There is a strong employability focus at all levels of the course which will enable you to develop a range of transferable skills to enhance your employability.

Modules

Introduction to Academic Study and Work-based learning in Health and Social Care
Understanding the Human Services
Introducing Health and Social Care
Health and Social Care Practice Skills
The Law and Contemporary Social Issues
Evidence-based Health and Social Care Practice
Multi-agency Working in Practice
Mental Health and Society
Managing Work-based Projects in Health and Social Care
Comparing Health and Welfare Systems Globally

Assessment methods

The assessments are closely aligned to the course learning outcomes and graduate impact statements with a range of assessment methods, for example, action plans, reports, case studies, posters, portfolios, self-reviews, oral presentations, and closed book examinations.
Assessments will also develop key skills needed for working in health and social care settings, such as the ability to communicate clearly, self-appraise practice and be a team player. Most units include elements of individual and group activity to reflect the type of work undertaken in an organisation though if group work is used as part of the unit’s assessment strategy, it is primarily individually assessed often with a requirement for reflection on the process and learning from collaborative work. You will also be assessed in your ability to become an independent learner, to reflect and to self-appraise your skills development and evaluate your learning and its relevance to professional and vocational practice using evidence from your course work and workplace.
You will be required to ensure that the work you submit for assessment is your own. All coursework submitted is subject to university procedures for the detection of plagiarism.
You will be given feedback from your tutors and on occasions, from peers, indicating your strengths and areas for improvement aimed at supporting your learning and progress towards future assessments. There will be often input from employers and/or work place mentors during the assessment process dependent upon specific arrangements made in any unit.

Tuition fees

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England
£6,165
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EU
£6,165
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,165
per year
Scotland
£6,165
per year
Wales
£6,165
per year

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