Health & Social Care (Level 4)

Price Per Learner Course £1,600.00

The Undergraduate Level 4 Health and Social Care course is a 120 credit course designed to fast track students to the second year of an associated Undergraduate degree within the Health and Social care sector.

About the course

The Undergraduate Level 4 Health and Social Care course is a 120 credit course designed to fast track students to the second year of an associated Undergraduate degree within the Health and Social care sector.

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

This course is made up of six Level 4 modules and assignments (120 credits).

Each module consists of approximately 40 guided learning hours of material with an additional 30-50 hours of optional learning material. These materials comprise recommended exercises, recommended readings and internet resources.

Package Includes

  • University 1st Year (Level 4) Full Course Materials and Exams

Also includes

  • Unlimited tutor support
  • Recognised Ofqual Qualification

Examples of University Progression

  • Southampton Solent University
  • University of Derby
  • University of Lincoln
  • University of Portsmouth
  • University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)
  • Middlesex University

Awarding Body

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 NUS Extra card worth £19.90
FREE laptop
Free CV writing help on completion of the course

If you decide to top up to a full Undergraduate Degree through an accredited UK university, the costs are listed below. Please note, the below costs are for distance learning/online only. You have the option of finishing on campus; costs will vary depending on which university you chose to complete the final year at.

 

Northampton University

BA (Hons) in Business and Management Top up – £3800

BSc (Hons) in International Accounting Top up -£3800

University of Derby

Undergraduate Top up to BA – £4400

University of Worcester

BA (Hons) Business Administration Final Year Top up – £4000

University of Sunderland – On Campus

BA (Hons) Business and Management (Year 3 ) – £9250

Coventry University 

BA (Hons) Top-up – progression from ATHE Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management, fee £9,560

University of Bolton 

BA (Hons) Top-up, fee £10,250, duration 2 semesters

Anglia Ruskin University

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Final Year) – £4500

BA (Hons) Management (Top-Up) – £4500

Edinburgh Napier University

BA in Business Management (Top-Up) – £4600
BA in Business and Enterprise (Top-Up) – £4600
BA in Sales Management (Top-Up) – £4600

Buckinghamshire New University 

BA (Hons) Top-up, fee £3,000

Southern Cross University

Bachelor of Business
Bachelor of Business Administration
Bachelor of Business in Convention and Event Management

To enrol onto 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.

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 NUS Extra card worth £19.90
FREE laptop
Free CV writing help on completion of the course

Academic study skills

The aim of this module is 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

The aim of this module is 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

The aim of this module is 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

The aim of this module is 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.

Successful completion of the full Level 4/5 Health and Social Care course and final year of an accredited Undergraduate Degree programme 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.