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City of Sunderland College

Healthcare Practice for England

UCAS Code: H001

Higher National Certificate - HNC

Entry requirements


AVCE/Advanced S/NVQ Level 3 in appropriate vocational area

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

PPP

BTEC National Certificate/Diploma in Care/Health Studies

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You must be 18 years of age or over and possess one of the following: BTEC National Certificate/Diploma in Care/Health Studies. AVCE/Advanced S/NVQ Level 3 in appropriate vocational area. A Level with four passes (A*-C) at GCSE including Maths and English or equivalent level 2 An Access to Higher Education qualification Have at least 32 UCAS points Applications are also welcome from mature students with relevant work experience. You will also need to gain DBS Clearance.

About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2020

This 2 year HND course has 2 pathways available:
- Public Health and Health Promotion (Pathway one)

- Integrated Health and Social Care (Pathway two)

This full time course includes 450 hours work placement across the 2 years. (2 placements for Pathway one and 1 placement for Pathway two)
The course includes both mandatory and optional units. Examples of some of the units are detailed below:
- Law, Policy and Ethical Practice in Health and Social Care
- Demonstrating Professional Principles and Values in Health and Social Care Practice
- Supporting the Individual Journey through Integrated Health and Social Care
- Fundamentals of Evidence-based Practice (Integrated health pathway)
- Effective Reporting and Record-keeping in Health and Social Care Services (Integrated health pathway)
- Health Education in Action (Public Health and Health Promotion pathway)
- Addressing Health Inequalities (Public Health and Health Promotion pathway)

Modules

The course includes both mandatory and optional units. Examples of some of the units are detailed below:
1 Law, Policy and Ethical Practice in Health and Social Care
2 Demonstrating Professional Principles and Values in Health and Social Care Practice
3 Supporting the Individual Journey through Integrated Health and Social Care
4 Fundamentals of Evidence-based Practice (Integrated health pathway)
17 Effective Reporting and Record-keeping in Health and Social Care Services (Integrated health pathway)
5 Health Education in Action (Public Health and Health Promotion pathway)
8 Addressing Health Inequalities (Public Health and Health Promotion pathway)

Assessment methods

You will be taught through seminars, lectures and interactive workshops sessions.
You will also access self-study resource materials. Assessment methods include formal written tasks; presentations; independent learning; poster presentation; extensive research and enquiry; debated Issue and work-based learning on placement.
There will be awarding body set assignments in addition to tutor set assignments and practice based assignments where students will develop a Practical Learning, Assessment and Development Portfolio of evidence from the placement experience.

Tuition fees

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England
£5,999
per year
Northern Ireland
£5,999
per year
Scotland
£5,999
per year
Wales
£5,999
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Washington Campus

Department:

Care and Development

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