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Healthcare Practice

Newcastle College University Centre

UCAS Code: L511 | Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

Entry requirements


A level

C,C

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GCSE/National 4/National 5

Grade C(4) in Maths and English Language.

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

MM

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

MPP

Scottish Advanced Higher

C,C

UCAS Tariff

64

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2022

This Healthcare Practice degree is an ideal course if you are interested in the health sector and are hoping to pursue a career in a professional healthcare role. This degree will give you the clinical and nursing skills you need to become a nursing practitioner and you will benefit from the industry experience of the qualified nurses who teach on this programme. You will focus on health promotion and learn in a simulated hospital environment. This course has links to the CQC, has been validated by health professionals. You will benefit from industry insight through guest lectures from the NHS. This Healthcare Practice degree will help prepare you for work as you will undertake live briefs from industry and benefit from guest lectures from organisations such as the NHS, Marie Curie, CQC and Parkinsons UK. You will also gain a Mental Health First Aid and First Aid in the Workplace qualification whilst studying this course (subject to funding). Once you successfully complete this degree you may choose to progress onto the BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care (Top-Up) or the BSc (Hons) Public Health (Top-Up). You may also choose to enter the healthcare industry as a nursing associate or healthcare assistant.

Modules

Year One: • Academic Study Skills • Applied Health Sciences • Assessment and Clinical Skills in Healthcare • Bioscience 1 • Personal Development or Recognition of Prior Learning • Safeguarding in Healthcare • Work Related Learning. Year Two: • Bioscience 2 • Health Promotion • Professional Development • The Prevention and Control of Infection • Values and Ethical Frameworks • Work Based Learning.

Assessment methods

Students are taught through: • Small group learning • Seminars • Group work • One-to-ones • Collaborative working • Educational visits.
Students are assessed through: • Poster presentation • Case study work • Live briefs • Presentations.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£9,000
per year
EU
£9,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Newcastle College University Centre

Department:

Health

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