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BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care

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What you'll learn

The BSc in Health and Social Care is a thorough undergraduate curriculum crafted to furnish students with the essential knowledge and competencies essential for thriving in the healthcare and social services domains. Encompassing crucial subjects related to health, well-being, and social support, this Programme guarantees that graduates are thoroughly prepared for rewarding careers in these critical sectors.

Anglia Ruskin University presents the BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care Programme, a prestigious undergraduate degree that imparts students with a profound comprehension of the dynamic and indispensable health and social care sectors. This curriculum is carefully designed to equip students with the requisite knowledge and abilities to excel in diverse positions within these domains. A prominent feature of the Programme is its strong emphasis on blending theory and practice, enabling students to cultivate the fundamental skills needed for delivering effective healthcare and social work.

This Programme stands out for its robust focus on hands-on experience, incorporating placements and practical training, to guarantee that graduates are fully equipped to address the demands of the healthcare and social care sectors. Furthermore, Anglia Ruskin University's esteemed standing in healthcare education and research amplifies the significance of this Programme, rendering it an exceptional selection for individuals aiming to effect substantial change in these pivotal fields.

The Programme comprises two phases; the first is the Qualifi Level 4 and 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care, awarded by Qualifi and delivered by EDVORO. The second phase is the BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care, awarded and delivered 100% online by Anglia Ruskin University. At Anglia Ruskin University, you will study through Canvas, a world-class online Learning Management System (LMS), accessed from your phone, pc or tablet at home or on the move. Canvas provides instant access to study materials, forums, and support from tutors and classmates, as well as enabling easy submission of your assignments.

After successfully completing your studies, you'll be invited to attend a graduation ceremony on campus at Anglia Ruskin University. If attending the ceremony in person is not possible, we'll arrange to send your certificate to you. EDVORO partners with CEG to promote this Programme.


About Awarding Body

About Anglia Ruskin University

Anglia Ruskin University began in 1858 as the Cambridge School of Art, founded by William Beaumont. It was then merged with the Cambridge Shire College of Arts and Technology and the Essex Institute of Higher Education and was renamed Anglia Polytechnic. It was then given university status in 1992 and renamed Anglia Ruskin University in 2005. The University has campuses in the UK (Cambridge, Chelmsford, London and Peterborough) and is partnered with institutions worldwide, including Berlin, Budapest, Trinidad, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.

  • World Education Services (WES) Recognised
  • UK University Ranking - Top 40
  • World University Ranking - Top 350
About Qualifi

Qualifi is a UK Government (Ofqual.gov.uk) regulated awarding organisation and has developed a reputation for supporting relevant skills in a range of job roles and industries, including Leadership, Enterprise and Management, Hospitality and catering, Health and Social Care, Business Process Outsourcing and Public Services. Qualifi is also a signatory to BIS international commitments of quality. The following are the key facts about Qualifi.

  • Regulated by Ofqual.gov.uk
  • World Education Services (WES) Recognised

Assessment

  • Assignments and Project
  • No examinations

Entry Requirements

  • A Level or Equivalent 
  • Minimum 1 Year of Health and Social care work experience
  • Further, candidates are also required to demonstrate their English language proficiency.
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Course Content

Phase 1 -  Qualifi Level 4 and 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care

Programme Structure

Level 4 - Modules

The QUALIFI Level 4 Diploma in Health and Social Care comprises 120 credits, equating to 1200 hours of TQT and 600 hours of GLH. The diploma requires six mandatory units at Level 4. 

  • Academic Study skills

Reference No T/505/9498 

Credit: |20| TQT: 200

The primary objective of this unit is to equip individuals with the essential skills and knowledge required for effective higher education study, fostering the development of reflective and critical thinking abilities necessary for reaching their maximum learning potential and potentially advancing to the Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care.

  • Communicating in Health and Social Care 

Reference No H/505/9495 

Credit: |20| TQT: 200

This unit aims to cultivate the learner's understanding of the various modes of communication utilised in health and social care settings and underscore their importance in ensuring efficient service delivery.

  • An Introduction to Healthcare Policy

 Reference No F/505/9505 

 Credit: |20| TQT: 200

This unit seeks to enhance the learner's awareness of the diverse factors influencing healthcare and their impact on policy development. Evaluating healthcare policies will enable learners to scrutinise the crucial contemporary concerns facing policy-makers, service providers, and support recipients.

  • Reflective Practice

 Reference No F/505/9519 

 Credit: |20| TQT: 200

Introducing learners to reflective practice in all its forms is the focus of this unit. Reflecting on and in practice holds significance in health and social care, promoting self-development and linking theoretical concepts to practical application.

  • Managing people in Health and Social Care

Reference No L/505/9507 

Credit: |20| TQT: 200

The primary objective of this unit is to provide learners with an understanding of the processes involved in the recruitment, management, and development of personnel in the health and social care workplace. Learners will investigate the procedures governing the management of individuals in this sector and explore how to instigate organisational change.

  • Sociology: Concepts in Health and Social Care

Reference No M/505/9502 

Credit: |20| TQT: 200

This unit aims to impart to learners an understanding of sociological concepts related to health and illness and their practical application in health and social care. It will enable learners to comprehend the nature of contemporary society and its influence on the perception of health and illness. Learners will delve into the structural aspects of culture, such as age, gender, ethnicity, social class, family, and households, and their impact on health and well-being.

Level 5 - Modules

The Level 5 Diploma is made up of 120 credits, which equates to 1200 hours of TQT and includes 500 hours of GLH. The Diploma requires five mandatory units at Level 5. 

  • Principles Underpinning Health and Social Care 

Reference No K/505/9496  

Credit: |20| TQT: 200

Health and social care professionals must adhere to specific ethical and professional standards. This course module is designed to foster comprehension of the principles, theories, and regulations that form the foundation of health and social care practice. It also explores the various tools and systems in place to uphold high standards of practice within the industry.

  • The Management of Quality in Health and Social Care

Reference No A/505/9521 

Credit: |20| TQT: 200

Quality plays a significant role in the realm of health and social care. In this unit, students will acquire insight into diverse viewpoints concerning the quality of health and social care services and the methods used to evaluate them. This knowledge aims to empower and involve service users in the process.

  • Research Project

 Reference No H/505/9500 

 Credit: |40| TQT: 400

The primary objective of this unit is to enhance students' research abilities, encouraging them to conduct a concise pilot study that directly pertains to their higher education program or career advancement. This endeavour aims to cultivate independent inquiry and critical analysis skills.

  • Partnership working in Health and Social Care

Reference No A/505/9499 

Credit: |20| TQT: 200

In this unit, students will grasp the significance of establishing favourable professional relationships in health and social care. The module will delve into the concept of partnership on three distinct levels:

  • Collaboration with service users.
  • Cooperation among health and social care practitioners.
  • Engagement with organisations.

Understanding these aspects will empower individuals to make informed choices and advocate for autonomy.

  • Working with Service users with Complex Needs

Reference No T/505/9520 

Credit: |20| TQT: 200

This course module aims to equip learners with insights into matters concerning health, disability, and illness. It further enables them to recognise effective strategies for assisting individuals with intricate physical and mental health requirements in their roles as healthcare professionals.

 

Phase 2 - BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care

Programme Structure

  • Leadership Practice in Health and Social Care
  • Evaluating Research for Evidence-Based Practice
  • Strategic Management in Health and Social Care
  • Undergraduate Major Project

Mode of Learning

Mode of Learning

The Programme comprises two phases; the first is the Qualifi Level 4 and 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care, awarded by Qualifi and delivered by EDVORO. At Edvoro, we follow a unique approach that provides an immersive learning experience that differentiates us from other institutions. Indeed, we have taken distance education to a new phase where the support level is incredibly high. We strategically employ simplified Blended Learning so learners can conveniently study online and in classroom learning at the Edvoro campus. Besides, learners can also opt for online live classes at their convenience instead of classroom learning. The learning platform provided by Edvoro is equipped with rich learning resources and a built-in support desk to offer an immersive learning experience to our learners

The second phase is the BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care, awarded and delivered 100% online by Anglia Ruskin University. At Anglia Ruskin University, you will study through Canvas, a world-class online Learning Management System (LMS), accessed from your phone, pc or tablet at home or on the move. Canvas provides instant access to study materials, forums, and support from tutors and classmates, as well as enabling easy submission of your assignments.

After successfully completing your studies, you'll be invited to attend a graduation ceremony on campus at Anglia Ruskin University. If attending the ceremony in person is not possible, we'll arrange to send your certificate to you. EDVORO partners with CEG to promote this Programme.

Resources and Support

Edvoro is committed to providing unwavering support throughout your educational journey. Our dedicated support team is a crucial link between tutors and learners, ensuring that guidance, assessment feedback, and additional study assistance are delivered promptly and effectively. When a learner submits a support request via the support desk portal for advice, assessment feedback, or any other service, one of the support team members assigns the request to an appropriate tutor. Once the support team receives a response from the allocated tutor, the information is promptly made accessible to the learner through the portal. This structured support system is designed to assist learners and streamline support processes efficiently.

Edvoro's competitive edge is enhanced by the high-quality learning materials crafted by industry experts. The learning materials encompass well-structured pathway books, letter notes, practical applications with real-world examples, and case studies that empower learners to apply their knowledge effectively. Learning materials are conveniently accessible in one of three formats, PDF, PowerPoint, or Interactive Text Content, through the learning portal, providing learners with versatile options for accessing and engaging with the content.

  • Duration 24 - 26 Months
  • Credits 360
  • Accreditation Ofqual.Gov.UK
  • Intake January / September
  • Study Mode Online / Blended
  • Course Materials: Well Structured
  • All Inclusive Cost Yes
  • Tutor Desk Yes
  • Support Desk Yes
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