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In today's fast-changing care sector, professionals at all levels need to be proactive and flexible to succeed. This degree provides a sound and critical understanding of health and social care policy, theory and practice, and the skills you need for effective practice in a diverse, multidisciplinary environment. You’ll learn how ethical, legal, social, economic and political factors influence the provision and development of services; and gain the critical and analytical skills that underpin evidence-based practice.

How is the course assessed?

Assessment based

Additional Information

Open University

Programme Specification

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have a relevant Foundation Degree, related HND, Diploma of Higher Education or other suitable completed L5 programme as a requirement to study for this top-up course.Life experience of non-traditional students will be taken into account when considering applications.
In addition: The programme is designed to provide an articulation route for students progressing from a L5 qualification in Health and Social Care.

Modules & Units

Dissertation (40 credits) Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care (20 credits) Life Cycle Perspectives on Quality of Life (20 credits) The Sociology of Health and Illness (20 credits) Mental Health and Reflective Practice (20 credits)

Start DateDurationDaysTimesPriceExam Fee  
9 September 20191 Year-- £7500£0.00 Enquire Apply now
Start Date9 September 2019
Duration1 Year
Price £7500
Exam Fee£0.00
Action Enquire Apply now