Health Sciences & Social Care

Health & Social Care HND - Full Time - Level 5 (Applications)
Course Title
Health & Social Care HND - Full Time - Level 5 (Applications)
Course Code
Mode of Study
Higher Education
Pearson - EDEXCEL HND Diploma in Health & Social Care
Entry Requirements
32 UCAS points or a Level 3 qualification in a related subject. Other qualifications and experience will be taken into consideration. Adult learners without the relevant qualifications may apply for Accredited Prior Experiential Learning (APEL). You will be informed prior to interview of any additional requirements such as a portfolio.
Leads on to
Once you have successfully completed your HND, you can then choose to complete a top up year at a university to achieve a full Bachelor’s degree. You can also pursue an advanced apprenticeship or enter employment.
Additional Information
Because of the nature of the course you must not have been previously excluded from teaching or working with young people. If you are planning or applying to work with young people under 18 or vulnerable adults you will need to seek enhanced Disclosure and Barring (DBS) clearance. This should be done through your employer but in some cases may be done through the College. You may be required to pay the fee for this
This course will allow you to develop greater depth, breadth and specialism that will allow progression into employment in the Health and Social Care sector, or further study to degree level. You will have the opportunity to apply your knowledge and practical skills in the workplace.
Areas of study include:
Understanding Specific Needs in Health and Social Care
Counselling Skills and Complimentary Therapies
Research Project (mandatory unit)