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HNC Health, Welfare & Social Sciences – Part-time

Level 4

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Key Info

Learning Area   Social Care & Health
Delivery Mode   Part-time
Duration   2 Years
Institution Code   C78


Dates & Locations

Course Type   University
Location   Cornwall College Camborne
Start Date   14/09/2021


Course Type   University
Location   Cornwall College Camborne
Start Date   13/09/2022

This programme is designed for individuals wishing to study health and social care in the community. It is for two years at Level 4 and is the first year of a foundation or honours degree.

The modules studied include Sociological Perspectives, Professional Practice, Developmental Psychological, Safeguarding & Promotion of Welfare, Equality, Diversity & Rights, Health, Welfare & Social Policy.

You will be given the opportunity to enhance your knowledge base as the emphasis is on supporting future careers in the health and social care field and for further study.

The programme provides a wide range of teaching styles, assessment and work-related learning.

As part of your study you will be expected to undertake a minimum of 60 hours work related learning in a voluntary or paid capacity.

This should be in a health and social care environment. You will need to have a current Disclosure and Barring Service check in order to undertake this work.

The programme is over one day a week for two academic years. Students will benefit from the Health and Social Care department’s excellent links with agencies and organisations that specialise in health and community services and projects.

  What You Will Learn

Indicative Modules Year 1
Health, Welfare and Social Policy
Developmental Psychology
Sociological Perspectives
Professional Practice
Safeguarding & Promotion of Welfare
Equality, Diversity & Rights

  Entry Requirements

48 UCAS points from AS and A-Levels (at least 32 points must be at A2-level) or relevant level 3 qualification, ie BTEC National Diploma / BTEC Extended Diploma - PPP Grades required (specific unit grades may be requested). Access to HE Diplomas in a relevant subject - 45 credits at level 3 (specific unit grades may be requested). Plus GCSEs at grade C/grade 4 or above in English Language and Mathematics: alternatives at Level 2 may be considered. Mature applicants with relevant experience but without the stated qualifications will be considered individually and are encouraged to apply.

  Assessment

Assessment is through assignments and presentations.

  Progression

Possible Progression (subject to availability)

– BSc (Hons) Health, Welfare and Social Sciences

Possible Careers

– Care Home Manager

– Community Health Worker

– Mental Health Worker

– Housing Support Worker

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# Health # Care # SocialWork # University # Cornwall # Welfare # Psychology # Sociology

Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The College reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.

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