Health and Social Care Management

  • Foundation Degree

  • 2 years full-time

UCAS Institution Code
B68

UCAS Course Code
A44B

Fees
£7,500 (Year 1, 2020/21)*

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This course will help you to develop an understanding of effective health and social care leadership and management in terms of integrated leadership, change management, accountability, decision making and potential responses to challenges in health and social care.

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This course will help to provide a firm foundation of knowledge, skills, values and principles intended to enable you to feel confident and competent in employment in your chosen health and social care setting setting, locally and nationally.

Modules may include:

  • Employability skills
  • Study skills
  • Investigating health and wellbeing
  • Law, ethics and policy
  • Introduction to leadership and management in health and social care
  • Communities and society
  • Communication and intervention
  • Integrated leadership and management
  • Applying research to practice

Methods of assessment include essay, portfolio, poster presentation, self-reflective assessment, written leaflet, case study, classroom test and report.

  • Typical A Level offer DD
  • Typical BTEC offer: BTEC Diploma with MM
  • Typical Access to HE offer: Pass Diploma with 45 credits overall at Level 3, all Passes

Note: An enhanced DBS check is an essential part of the entry criteria.

GCSEs: A minimum of 3 GCSEs including Mathematics and English at Grade C or above, or their equivalent.

Mature applicants may be accepted if they have relevant experience or other appropriate qualifications.

You will be able to top up to the Honours Degree at the University of South Wales.

This course will help to provide a firm foundation of knowledge, skills, values and principles intended to enable you to feel confident and competent in employment in your chosen health and social care setting setting, locally and nationally.

Modules may include:

  • Employability skills
  • Study skills
  • Investigating health and wellbeing
  • Law, ethics and policy
  • Introduction to leadership and management in health and social care
  • Communities and society
  • Communication and intervention
  • Integrated leadership and management
  • Applying research to practice

Methods of assessment include essay, portfolio, poster presentation, self-reflective assessment, written leaflet, case study, classroom test and report.

  • Typical A Level offer DD
  • Typical BTEC offer: BTEC Diploma with MM
  • Typical Access to HE offer: Pass Diploma with 45 credits overall at Level 3, all Passes

Note: An enhanced DBS check is an essential part of the entry criteria.

GCSEs: A minimum of 3 GCSEs including Mathematics and English at Grade C or above, or their equivalent.

Mature applicants may be accepted if they have relevant experience or other appropriate qualifications.

You will be able to top up to the Honours Degree at the University of South Wales.

Queens Road South, Bridgend Industrial Estate, Bridgend

Queens Road Campus is situated on Bridgend Industrial Estate and supports many of our class-based Higher Education (HE) courses as well as being home to our Work-Based Learning team and Engage Training, the commercial training arm of Bridgend College.

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