HND in Health and Social Care (Applied Social Studies)

West Cheshire College
United Kingdom
Qualification
Diploma
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
2 years
Intakes
September
Tuition fee (local)
Information not available
Tuition fee (foreign)
Information not available

Entry Requirements

  • Students must be at least 18 years of age and possess one of the following qualifications:
  • National Diploma or Certificate in a relevant discipline at merit or distinction¬†
  • Level 3 Extended Diploma/Diploma in a relevant discipline at merit or distinction
  • 120 UCAS points obtained from A-levels or equivalent
  • QAA accredited Access to HE Diploma
  • NVQ level 3 industry related qualification

In addition students must also possess GCSE English Language and mathematics at grade C or above.

Curriculum

  • Communicating in Health and Social Care Organisations
  • Health and Safety in the Health and Social Care Workplace
  • Personal and Professional Development in Health and Social Care
  • Social Policy
  • The Sociological Context of Health and Social Care¬†
  • Principles of Health and Social Care practice
  • Working in Partnership in Health and Social Care
  • Research Project

Optional units include:

  • Safeguarding
  • Psychology for health and social care
  • Counselling skills,
  • Understanding specific needs in health and social care
  • Contemporary issues
  • Supporting significant life events
  • Employability skills
  • Health promotion

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