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Health & Social Care [Level 4 & 5]

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Description

The undergraduate level 4/5 health and social care course is a 240 credit course designed to get students into the last year of a related undergraduate degree in the subject of health and social care. The last year of a top-up degree can be completed at a UK university on campus or virtually.

The level 4 modules and tasks in this course correspond to the first year of a university degree. Level 5 activities and modules are equivalent to a university degree’s second year.

Description

About our Course

In order to expedite students to the last year of a related undergraduate degree in the health and social care field, the undergraduate level 4/5 health and social care course is a 240 credit course. The last year of the top-up degree can be finished remotely or on campus at a UK university.

The first year of a university degree is equal to the level 4 modules and assignments in this course. The tasks and modules at level 5 correspond to the second year of a university degree.

There are six level 4 modules and assignments totaling 120 credits in this course, as well as five level 5 modules and assignments totaling 120 credits. A student will obtain 120 credits and be eligible to apply for an exemption from the first year of a university degree course if they choose to study just at level 4.

Every module includes roughly 40 hours of guided instruction and an extra 30 to 50 hours of optional instruction. These resources include suggested books, suggested tasks, and online sources.

This course is eligible for ELCAS funding.

To enrol onto the level 4 course, you must be at least 18 and have a full secondary education. Before enrolling onto the level 5 course, you must have attained a level 4 or equivalent.

Qualification

Qualification Numbers: Level 4 Diploma in Health and Social Care- 601/5058/0
Qualification Numbers 2: Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care- 601/5442/1

Course Content Level 4

Academic study skills

This module’s objective is to give students the knowledge and abilities they need to succeed in higher education. By doing this, students will be able to develop the critical and reflective thinking abilities needed to reach their full learning potential.

Communicating in health and social care

This module’s goal is to increase the learner’s understanding of the many communication styles that are employed in social and health care contexts as well as the significance of these styles for efficient service delivery.

An introduction to healthcare policy

This program aims to raise learners’ awareness of various effects on healthcare and how those influences affect policy creation. Examining healthcare policy evaluation will enable students to investigate the most important modern concerns facing policymakers, providers, and recipients of assistance.

Reflective practice

The purpose of this module is to familiarize the learner with reflective practice in its various forms. In the fields of health and social care, reflections on and in practice are crucial ideas that support the notion of self-development that connects theory and practice.

Managing people in health and social care

This module’s goal is to give students an understanding of the procedures related to hiring, managing, and training employees in the health and social care industries. In this subject, students will look into the procedures for managing people in the health and social care industries as well as how to help an organization undergo change.

Sociology: concepts in health and ill health

This module aims to give students a knowledge of sociological conceptions of health and illness and how they relate to the delivery of care in the health and social care sectors. It will make it possible for students to comprehend the nature of modern society and how it affects how people perceive health and illness. Students will investigate the effects of societal structures on health and well-being, including those related to age, gender, ethnicity, socioeconomic class, family, and households.

Course Content Level 5

Principles underpinning health and social care

There are professional norms of conduct for all social workers and health care providers. This module’s goal is to increase knowledge of the principles, philosophies, and laws that guide health and social care practices as well as the systems in place to encourage best practices in the industry.

The management of quality in health and social care

Quality is a term with a wide range of meanings and viewpoints that is crucial to the provision of health and social care services. In order to empower and involve service users, this module aims to help learners gain an awareness of various viewpoints on the quality of health and social care services and how it is assessed.

Research project

The objective of this module is to enhance the learners’ abilities in independent research and critical analysis through the completion of a small-scale pilot study that directly relates to their professional or higher education program.

Partnership working in health and social care

This program aims to provide students a better knowledge of the value of collaborating productively with others in the health and social care sectors. Students will investigate three facets of collaboration. Initially, they will look at collaborations with service users who support independence and provide people with the knowledge they need to make decisions. Secondly, students will examine inter-agency collaboration and partnerships between various health and social care providers. Lastly, students will look into organizational alliances and explore various forms of collaboration.

Working with service users with complex needs

The aim of this unit is to help learners to understand issues of health, disability and illness and how health care professionals can empower those with complex physical and mental health needs to determine their own care.

Assignments

Six written tasks at level 4 and five written assignments at level 5 are part of the Qualifi level 4/5 diploma in health and social care. Each assignment is between two and three thousand words long. Students can access the ‘Tutor’ part of the learning portal to receive assistance with the courses and assignments.

The assignment unit titles for the level 4 course are:

  1. Academic study skills
  2. Communicating in health and social care
  3. An introduction to healthcare policy
  4. Reflective practice
  5. Managing people in health and social care
  6. Sociology: concepts in health and ill health

The assignment unit titles for the level 5 course are:

  1. Principles underpinning health and social care
  2. The management of quality in health and social care
  3. Research project
  4. Partnership working in health and social care
  5. Working with service users with complex needs

Career Path

An authorized undergraduate degree program’s final year and the entire level 4/5 health and social care course successfully completed will serve as a launching pad for a professional career in health and social care services. This course integrates philosophy and practice for anyone who want to work in a compassionate setting.

A health & social care degree covers a range of issues and helps you develop the skills to follow a career in health, social care, leisure or education. Here is a list of possible career paths you may take after completing the full degree:

  • Community development worker
  • Further education teacher
  • Health improvement practitioner
  • Health service manager
  • Medical sales representative
  • Naturopath

What is included in the cost of our course?

  • All course material, including online modules and written assignments
  • Personal tutor support with 1-2-1 Zoom sessions
  • committed student assistance
  • Having access to a social learning forum online
  • Assignment evaluation and comments
  • Get FREE access to our HUB

University Progression

If you decide to top up to a full undergraduate degree through an accredited UK university, the costs are listed below. Please note, the below costs are for distance learning/online only. You have the option of finishing on campus; costs will vary depending on which university you chose to complete the final year at.

Anglia Ruskin University

Management and Leadership in Health and Social Care (top-up) BSc (Hons)

University of Derby

Integrative Health and Social Care (Top- Up) BSc (Hons)

University of Bolton

BSc Honours Health and Social Care top-up