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South Thames Colleges Group

Healthcare Practice for England - HND

UCAS Code: WC07

Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


A level

E-A*

One A Level in a relevant subject at grade A*-C or more than one A Level at grades A*-E.

Access to HE Diploma

M:45

If you don't already have a relevant HNC, you'll take the two-year course and start at HNC level. For the two-year course, you'll need a related Level 3 qualification, like an Access to Higher Education Certificate, or at least one A Level in a relevant subject at grade A*-C or more than one A Level at grades A*-E.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

You should have GCSE maths and English grade A*-C or equivalent.

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About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2020

Gain the knowledge and skills to help you follow a career in health and social care. If you're already working in the sector, an HND will enhance your job prospects and help you meet the increasing demands of the health care sector. It offers focused study in defined areas of the sector. You'll be encouraged to study independently to consolidate your learning and broaden your understanding of the subject.

Modules

•Psychology for health - developing understanding of the psychological factors which influence behaviour throughout the lifespan and how these apply to health and social care
•Facilitating change in health and social care - gaining an understanding of the factors of change in health and social care services and the practice of evaluating and facilitating change
•Supporting significant life events - investigating how people may be supported through expected and unexpected transitions and the effectiveness of service responses in supporting them.

Assessment methods

Each module is assessed through coursework. You'll need to undertake an initial assessment at interview.

The Uni


Course location:

South Thames College (Wandsworth)

Department:

Health and Social, Business and Sport Science [STC]

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