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1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

Entry requirements

Entry to Year 1:
48 UCAS points from Level 3 Access Diploma or equivalent Level 3 qualification (e.g. A-Levels) Also, GCSEs Grade C/level 4 (or above) for Maths and English, or equivalent (e.g. Pass at Functional Skills Level 2).

Direct Entry to Year 2 (top-up year):
Successful completion of HNC in Healthcare Practice (120 HNC Credits)

BTEC Level Diploma (MM) or Extended Diploma (MPP), Access to HE Diploma in Nursing/Midwifery/Health & Social Care or 2 A Levels to include Health & Care or Health & Social Care, (C,C) equal to 64 UCAS points.  Related work experience.  

Credit Transfer

Transfer of credit from another qualification is considered on an individual basis and will require an interview.

About the course

The course covers a range of subjects including innovation and improvement, person-centred practice, care planning processes, supporting individuals through significant life events, supporting team and partnerships, psychophysiological disorders, and health psychology. Classes are taught though face-to-face lectures and one-to-one meetings. Students will engage in group work, research projects and flip-learning.

Where will this course take me?

  • Senior care assistant
  • Senior support worker in a range of health and care settings
  • Integrated support worker 
  • Care navigator 
  • Care co-ordinator

How much does it cost?

£4995 per year with an inflationary rise if you proceed to the HND.
You may access a student loan for the fees and maintenance.

You may access a student loan for the fees and maintenance. 

The Student Finance England website has full details and you can use their calculator to see what help you may be entitled to.

Included in the fee:

  • £10 free printing per year
  • All tuition and assessment

Not included in the fee:

  • Printing over £10
  • Cost of trips
  • Cost of residential visits
  • Basic stationery

*There may be additional costs for this course


The timetable should be available a month prior to commencement.

Assessment & Feedback

Research based assessment

Problem Solving assessment

Investigation based assessment

Portfolio based assessment

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