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Arden University

Healthcare Management with Foundation Year

UCAS Code: N405

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

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About this course


Course option

4.0years

Full-time | 2020

Subjects

Management studies

Health and social care

The Foundation Year will prepare you for success at undergraduate level, giving you the relevant skills and knowledge required for studying in Higher Education. The BA (Hons) Healthcare Management has a range of modules designed to develop you as a professional manager in this sector. Covering three core themes, Professional Environment & Practice, Operations & Quality Management and Leadership & Management, this course will give you the tools that could lead to a career as a professional practitioner, manager or leader in Health and Social Care.

**Blended Learning:**

When you sign up for one of our compressed blended courses and become a student at an Arden University study centre, you get the best of both worlds. All the structure and personal tuition of a full time degree, coupled with the rich online resources and materials that our online students benefit from. This option is ideal for students who want the routine of a full time campus-based degree, without the full time commitment. This course is available to study at one of our study centres in Birmingham, Manchester, Tower Hill, Holborn and Ealing.

**Online Distance Learning**

Online Distance Learning is the flexible way of pursing a higher education qualification. You can study an international qualification without putting your life on hold. You will be able to watch online tutorials and access all of your learning materials online, you can study from any place in the world, on any device, at a time to suit you, as long as you can access the internet. If you don't want the huge expenses of going to a traditional university, or you are looking to gain work experience alongside gaining qualifications, online study may be the solution for you.

Modules

The modules you will study in your foundation year (Level 0):
• Skills for Academic Study
• The Structure of Business
• Using Numeracy, Data & IT
• Using Information
• Working Ethically
• Research Skills
/ Year 1 (Level 4)
• Skills for Learning in Care
• Social, political and ethical issues in international healthcare
• Communication and Collaboration in Managing the Professional Environment
• Meeting the Needs of Service Users
• Planning & Managing Resources
• Fostering Dignity and Respect
/ Year 2 (Level 5)
• Financial Control & Budgeting
• Performance Improvement and Management in Health and Social Care
• Public Health
• Health Promotion
• Inter-Agency Working in Care Delivery
• Leading Teams
/ Year 3 (Level 6)
• Quality Management in a Care Setting
• Business Analysis and Planning
• Global health and sustainability
• Project Management & Risk
• Research Methods & Final Project

Assessment methods

Assessments are designed to provide you an opportunity to demonstrate your strengths in a number of ways and so a variety of methods are used, these could include:
• Assignments
• Reports
• Essays
• Examinations
• Practical tasks
• Case study analysis
• Portfolios of evidence.
To support your development and ensure you are on the right track with your studies we will provide you with tutor feedback on every assessment you submit.
If required, your tutor may be able to give you suggestions and tips for improvement and help you understand how to apply your newly acquired skills into real life settings.

Tuition fees

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

England
£31,000
for the whole course
Northern Ireland
£31,000
for the whole course
Scotland
£31,000
for the whole course
Wales
£31,000
for the whole course

The Uni


Course locations:

Tower Hill Study Centre

Birmingham Study Centre

Manchester Study Centre

Ealing Study Centre

Holborn Study Centre

Department:

Health and Social Care

TEF rating:
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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

78%
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Management studies
73%
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Health and social care

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Management studies

Teaching and learning

91%
Staff make the subject interesting
91%
Staff are good at explaining things
91%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
91%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

64%
Library resources
68%
IT resources
52%
Course specific equipment and facilities
86%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Health studies

Teaching and learning

73%
Staff make the subject interesting
78%
Staff are good at explaining things
94%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
86%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

65%
Library resources
68%
IT resources
61%
Course specific equipment and facilities
79%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

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