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Healthcare Practice (Integrated Health and Social Care)

City of Liverpool College University Centre

UCAS Code: 4L48 | Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


To apply for this programme, applicants will be required to hold a Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Healthcare Practice.

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About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2022

The Higher National Diploma in Healthcare Practice is a unit-based programme that provides the underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills for a successful career in the health and/or social care sector. A range of core and specialist modules are undertaken, and students will develop their time management and organisational skills.

Students will complete a programme of 120 units comprising of 7 different modules, five of which are core modules specified by the awarding body with a further two chosen by the institution to complement the study programme.

All course tutors are subject specialists with a wide range of extensive experience in these fields of practice. Students gain an understanding of the use of information and communication technology as a tool in health and social care settings. Guest speakers aid understanding and add currency to students’ learning. Students will also present evidence that effectively reflects their abilities as a developing care worker in the field of health or social care.

Modules

On the programme, you will study the following mandatory core units:
• Innovation and Improvement Through Action Research (Person set project)
• Reflective Approaches in Implementing Person-Centred Practice
• Health Psychology
• Social Policy in Public Health
• Holistic Approaches to Health Promotion.

There are also two further optional units to be confirmed.

Note: As part of the course students must complete a workplace placement or experience in a health and/or social care setting.

Assessment methods

A range of assessment methods are used including academic essays, reports, shorter workbook-based tasks and skills development tasks, including presentations.

In addition, a portfolio is used to record your development and progress through workplace activity.

Tuition fees

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England
£6,673
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,673
per year
Scotland
£6,673
per year
Wales
£6,673
per year

The Uni


Course location:

The Learning Exchange, Roscoe Street

Department:

Health and Social Care

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