Organisations that safeguard the welfare of others need specialist management. This 2 year Higher National Diploma (HND) trains you in the operations that keep UK health and social services running effectively.
You will learn through practical assignments that focus on the real-world challenges you will face in your career. These assessment methods can include coursework, presentations and group projects that prepare you for management in health and social care.
This course is accredited by Pearson Edexcel.
This course covers the key operations that shape the health and social care sector. Subjects include managing human resources, managing finances and facilitating change – all within a health and social care context. You will also undertake your own research project.
After completing this course, you can seek a career within the business and administration areas so vital to health and social care. These areas could include human resources, healthcare analysts and healthcare planners – or more managerial jobs within the Health and Social Care settings in the private, public and voluntary sectors.
Study in a city with more opportunities
London has a wide range of health and social care institutions for you to join after you graduate. These include public, private and specialist institutions. Patients also vary, ranging from young people to the aged and the handicapped. London boasts outstanding facilities and opportunities for driven industry professionals.
The programme consists of 16 modules and ends with a research project, which you can tailor to suit your specific interests and career goals.
Communicating in Health and Social Care Organisations
Principles of Health and Social Care Practice
Health and Safety in the Health and Social Care Workplace
Personal and Professional Development in Health and Social Care
Working in Partnership in Health and Social Care
Physiological Principles for Health and Social Care
Managing Human Resources in Health and Social Care
Managing Financial Resources in Health and Social Care
Understanding Specific Needs in Health and Social Care
Supporting Independent Living
Supporting Significant Life Events
The Role of Public Health in Health and Social Care
Facilitating Change in Health and Social Care
Managing Quality in Health and Social Care
- Feb 2017
- May 2017
Academic Level: 5
- Entry Requirements
- Level 3 qualification or equivalent
- GCE Advanced level profile demonstrating strong performance in a relevant subject or an adequate performance in more than one GCE subject.
- An Access to Higher Education Certificate awarded by an approved further education institution
- Mature learners without formal qualifications are required to present a profile of achievement in the form of work experience in the related field and will be subject to relevant entry assessments.
- All applicants must pass an Academic Interview
- Proficiency in English at a standard commensurate to IELTS 5.5