Health And Social Care, UNIVERSITY 1ST AND 2ND YEAR (LEVELS 4 AND 5)

HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE
UNIVERSITY 1ST YEAR
LEVELS: 4 | CREDITS: 120 | £1500

HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE
UNIVERSITY 2ND YEAR
LEVELS: 5 | CREDITS: 120 | £1500

The Undergraduate Level 4/5 Health and Social Care course is a 240 credit course designed to fast track students to the final year of an associated Undergraduate degree within the Health and Social care sector, the final year Top-up Degree can be completed at a UK university on campus or via distance learning.

The Level 4 modules and assignments of this course are equivalent to the first year of a University Degree and the Level 5 modules and assignments are equivalent to the second year of a University Degree.

This course is made up of six Level 4 modules and assignments (120 credits) and five levels 5 modules and assignments (120 credits), If a student decides to only study at Level 4 they will receive 120 credits and can apply for an exemption from the first year of a university Degree course.

Each module consists of approximately 40 guided learning hours of material with an additional 30-50 hours of optional learning material.

To enroll in 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.

The fee for enrolling onto the Level 4 and Level 5 courses together is £1800.
Alternatively, students can enroll onto a single level (level 4 or 5) for £1500 each.

Students can make payment using one of the following methods:

  • Credit or Debit Card
  • Bank Transfer
  • Interest Free Monthly installments
  • Paypal
  • Western Union

The Course Fee includes

  • All Course Material, including online modules and written assignments.
  • Personal tutor support with 1-2-1 Skype sessions
  • Dedicated student support
  • Access to an online Social Learning forum
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • Free CV Writing help on completion of the course

Academic study skills

This module aims to enable learners to develop the necessary skills and understanding to study effectively within higher education. This will enable learners to acquire the necessary reflective and critical thinking skills required to achieve individual learning potential.

Communicating in health and social care

This module aims to develop the learner’s awareness of different forms of communication used in health and social care settings and its importance for effective service delivery.

An introduction to healthcare policy

This module aims to develop the learners awareness of different influences on healthcare and their effect on the development of policy. Evaluation of healthcare policy will allow learners to examine what are the key contemporary issues for those making policy, providers and those receiving support.

Reflective practice

This module is designed to introduce the learner to reflective practice in all its forms. Reflections on practice and in practice are important concepts in health and social care and feed into the idea of self -development linking theory to practice.

Managing people in health and social care

This module aims to enable learners to understand the processes involved in the recruitment, management and development of people in the health and social care workplace. In this module learners will investigate the processes involved in the management of individuals in the health and social care workplace and how to facilitate change in the organisation.

Sociology: concepts in health and ill health

The aim of this module is for learners to gain an understanding of sociological concepts of health and ill health and their application to care practice in health and social care. It will enable learners to gain an understanding of the nature of contemporary society and its influences on the perception of health and ill health. Learners will explore how society is structured in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, social class, family and households and its impact on health and well-being.

Principles underpinning health and social care

All health and social care professionals have professional codes of conduct. This module aims to develop an understanding of the values, theories, and policies underpinning health and social care practice and the mechanisms that exist to promote good practice within the sector.

The management of quality in health and social care

Quality is an essential component of health and social care services and a concept with many different interpretations and perspectives. The aim of this module is for learners to develop an understanding of different perspectives on health and social care service quality and how it is evaluated in order to empower and involve users of services.

Research project

This module aims to develop the learner’s skills of independent inquiry and critical analysis by undertaking a small pilot investigation of direct relevance to their higher education program or professional development.

Partnership working in health and social care

The aim of this module is to enable learners to develop an understanding of the importance of working positively in partnership with others in health and social care. Learners will explore the nature of partnership on three levels. First, they will examine partnerships with users of services that empower individuals to make informed decisions and encourage independence. Second, they will consider partnerships between different professionals within the health and social care and explore inter-agency working. Finally, learners will investigate organizational partnerships and examine different ways of joint working.

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.

Assessment at Mortha Halls of Ivy is a very straightforward process:

  • After you have completed an online module, you will have an online assessment to complete. This assessment contains 30 multiple-choice questions. You will have one hour to complete these questions which are answered in sets of five so you will have plenty of time to review and edit your answers. After an hour the test will automatically time out.
  • After you have completed the test, your results will be displayed immediately. If you have passed, you will receive a Certificate of Completion. If you didn’t pass, you will receive a notification of a “refer’’ where you will be told how to retake a module assessment. You can complete these modules at your own pace, as there is no deadline to complete the course.
  • When the online modules have been completed, you will then be able to take the final written assignments, provided by Mortha Halls of Ivy, that test your knowledge and understanding of the modules. After the successful completion of these eight assignments, you will receive your Diploma (from the Awarding Organization).
  • You will then be eligible to apply for progression onto a Top-up course through a recognized UK university on-campus or by distance learning

Successful completion of the full Level 4/5 Health and Social Care course and final year of an accredited Undergraduate Degree program will act as a springboard to a professional career in health and social care services. The course pulls together theory and practice for those who wish to work with people in a caring environment. It is suitable as a base for those who wish to move onto one of the many health or social professions or those who want to keep their options open.

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